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A Big Thanks!

Posted: Saturday November 4, 2017 3:42 PM

The staff from PET VALU, BOBCAYGEON had a donation drive for LAWS at their store. Today, they arrived with a car load of donations, including litter, dry cat and dog food, bowls, puppy pads, wet cat and dog food etc. We are lucky to have such great support from our surrounding businesses and community.

Thanks again PET VALU, Bobcaygeon!!!!


Posted: Tuesday October 3, 2017 5:14 PM

Currently LAWS has a large number of kittens and adults on-site that have specific diet requirements. If our friends and supporters could possibly manage, we are in dire need of GRAIN-FREE CANNED CAT FOOD donations.
Thank you in advance from our furry friends at LAWS.


Posted: Tuesday September 19, 2017 5:12 PM

A person with financial or bookkeeping skills is needed to assume the position of Treasurer for the Lakefield Animal Welfare Society Board of Directors for the remainder of 2017 and 2018.  This is a volunteer position.

If interested please call Mary Werner at the shelter 705 652 0588.

Some training will be provided.

Amazon Wish List

Posted: Saturday May 27, 2017 3:41 PM

As many of you know LAWS  relies solely on donations.  We are very thankful for eveyone who helps by donation money, time or much needed items!


As we all know life can be busy, and finding the time to drive up to the shelter with your wonderful donations during our open hours can be abit tricky. has wonderful feature called a Wish List!  We set one up!  There are many day to day items listed, as well as food and toys.

When you order from Amazon, the items ship right to the shelter!  We have received a few boxes already and love the surprise!

Of course, once the box is empty, the cats and kittens LOVE the empty boxes!!!!


It is super easy to do.  Go to ,  There is a link for Wish List, select Find a Wish List, and type in "Lakefield Animal Welfare Society"!

Thank you to everyone!

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P.O. Box 9
Lakefield, ON
K0L 2H0

Phone: 705-652-0588

Come Visit Us

where we're located:
2887 Lakefield Highway
(formerly Hwy28)

Hours of Operation:

Monday - Saturday:
11:00am - 5:00pm

Sunday and Holidays:

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Hills® Science Diet® "Second Chance for Love" shelter program has partnered with us and is donating dry food for all dogs, cats, kittens and puppies being cared for here.

Another volunteer-driven rescue organization with that works to help save of abandoned, lost/found and stray animals in the City of Kawartha Lakes and beyond. For more information please visit their page:

KLAWS - Kawartha Lakes Animal Wellness Society

Urgently Needed:

  • cat and kitten food
  • clumping kitty litter
  • foster homes
  • volunteers for morning cat cage cleaning and feeding