caws: CAWS Continues It's Work for Animal Welfare and Supports it's Volunteers - 01/12/13 11:04 AM
CAWS Continues It's Work for Animal Welfare and Supports it's Volunteers. CAWS stands for Citizens for Animal Welfare and Shelter. This Delta County, Colorado organization is really making strides to find homes for abandoned cats and dogs in Delta County. The group has recently taken over running the Delta County Humane Society facility. CAWS is a no kill animal shelter.

CAWS will hold a volunteer appreciation dinner on Saturday, January 19th, 2013. The dinner starts at 6PM and is at Hotchkiss Memorial Hall. There is more information on the CAWS website. I plan to be there, and I can't wait to … (13 comments)

caws: The Strut Your Mutt Fundraiser 5K Was A Big Success For Delta, Colorado's Animal Shelter - 05/05/12 03:47 PM
The Strut Your Mutt Fundraiser 5K Was A Big Success For Delta, Colorado's Animal Shelter. Around 50 people turned out with their dogs to help raise money for the Delta, Colorado Animal Shelter. This is a pretty good turnout for a small town with less than 10,000 people. Walkers came from all over Delta County. Participants collected donations and several thousand dollars was raised to support a great organization.
Here is more information from the CAWS press release.
April 1st marked a much awaited day for Delta County Citizens for Animal Welfare and Shelter (CAWS). With three months of training behind … (8 comments)

caws: Here's Another Delta County, Colorado Mark Your Calendar Event...Strut Your Mutt - 04/27/12 10:45 PM
Here's Another Delta County, Colorado Mark Your Calendar Event...Strut Your Mutt. And NO I'm not talking about your husband. The dog walk-a-thon takes place on May 5th, 2012. Registration is at 9:30, at the dog park in Confluence Park, and the walk starts at 10AM. This is an exciting fundraiser for CAWS...Delta County Citizens for Animal Welfare and Shelter.
CAWS is taking over the Delta County Animal Shelter, and this event is a fundraiser for the shelter. Below is a paragraph from their press release.
CAWS has been working with the City of Delta for the past three months in preparation for the … (26 comments)

caws: Having Just Lost A Beloved Family Pet This Poem Means So Much - 04/01/12 02:09 PM
Having Just Lost A Beloved Family Pet This Poem Means So Much. After ten years, we said goodbye to Chaco for the last time. Chaco was a large mixed breed puppy that I adopted from the local animal shelter just over 10 years ago. His illness was sudden and the vet coudn't determine why he became paralyzed. But I know if Chaco could write...this is what he would leave his family. The picture below was taken the morning we had to put Chaco to sleep. He got one last bone.
With Easter just around the corner, this is also a great … (23 comments)