Welcome to CAWL

Calvert Animal Welfare League (CAWL) in Calvert County, Maryland, is an all-volunteer animal rescue and education organization. We operate a state-of-the-art pet adoption and education center that provides a friendly , caring environment to promote the adoption of homeless dogs and cats until they are adopted. Serving Calvert County since 1992, CAWL places hundreds of dogs and cats in new homes each year. As a 100% community-supported animal adoption and education center, we depend on the generous support of the community. CAWL is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and a No-Kill Animal Rescue Organization.

If you are interested in seeing any of our animals NOT on a normal Adoption Day you can call 410-535-9300 and leave a message. One of our Cat or Dog Adoption Counselor will call you to schedule an appointment. Include your name and number, which dog or cat your interested in.

Second Chance Shop

The Second Chance Shop

A place for all “treasures” to enjoy a “second chance”! Looking for a little “treasure” and don’t want to break the bank? Well you are in luck!!! The Second Chance Shop may be just the place to go! The Second Chance Shop is located inside of Calvert Animal Welfare League’s Adoption Center in the heart of Prince Frederick, Maryland. CAWL is a 501(c)3, all volunteer, community-supported, no kill animal rescue, adoption and education organization. The Second Chance Shop, formerly known as “the yard sale room”, receives and sells gently used and new items. All goods sold are donated and all proceeds go towards the benefit and care of the animals CAWL rescues.

Come shop ‘til you drop.
The animals are counting on you!

Hours of Operation – same as adoption hours –
Friday – Sunday – 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Donation drop off area open daily – dawn to dusk

Thanks for caring!

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