Hours of Operation
Our Adoption Center is open Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 11am to 7pm and 11am to 4:30pm Saturdays and Sundays. Closed on Wednesdays.
The shelter is open to accept strays and surrenders from 11am to 4:30pm.
The AWS staff would love to hear from you!
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If you have questions, comments or concerns, please get in touch with us! We strive to be an animal resource center for our community and will grow and change in response to our community needs. Let us know how we are doing and how we can better serve you! Call 985-3244.
General questions: Ex. 105 firstname.lastname@example.org
Adoption/Intake questions: Ex. 112 email@example.com
Spay/Neuter Information Line: Ex. 120
Behavioral Helpline: Ex. 102
Foster Care Coordinators Ex. 102 firstname.lastname@example.org
Humane Education: Ex. 109 email@example.com
Volunteer Program: Ex. 121 firstname.lastname@example.org
Kim Vansickle, Obedience Instructor: Ex. 111 email@example.com
Kerrie Leclair, Director of Development: Ex. 123 firstname.lastname@example.org
Gail Crowell, Program Coordinator: Ex 117 email@example.com
Bobbi Allen, Shelter Manager: Ex. 103 firstname.lastname@example.org
Eleanor Mahoney, Staff Accountant: Ex. 110 email@example.com
Steve Jacobsen, Executive Director: Ex. 106 firstname.lastname@example.org
Directions to The Animal Welfare Society
West Kennebunk, Maine 04094
From North of the Shelter: 95 South (Maine Turnpike) to Exit 25, Kennebunk exit (formerly exit 3). Take a left off of the exit ramp onto Route 35. Take a right at stop sign onto Alfred Road. Go straight through the 4 way intersection with a flashing red light. Shelter is on your next left on Holland Rd. Total trip approximately 1 mile from highway exit.
From South of the Shelter: 95 North (Maine Turnpike): to Exit 25 (formerly exit 3), Kennebunk exit. Take a right at the first stop sign. Go over bridge staying straight. Go straight through the 4 way intersection with flashing red light. Shelter is on your next left on Holland Rd. Total trip approximately 1.1 mile from highway exit.
From Route 1, Heading South: Head into center of Kennebunk. Take a right onto Route 35, North. Follow past Kennebunk High School. Continue straight past both turnpike exits, do not turn into Rt. 35/ Turnpike. Stay bearing to the left onto Alfred Road. Go straight at four way intersection with flashing red light. Take next left onto Holland Road. Shelter is at the dead end of the road on the right. Shelter is an approximate mile on left after turnpike exits.
From Route 1, Heading North: Head into center of Kennebunk. Take a left onto Route 35. Follow above directions.
From Sanford: Route 109 to Route 99. Follow past blueberry plains. Take a left at the sign for the Maine Turnpike. Come to an immediate stop sign, take a left onto Mill Street. Follow to end where there is a stop sign. Take a left. Shelter is next left onto Holland Road.
From Hollis Area: Route 35 to Kennebunk, past Maine turnpike exit to stop sign. Take a right at stop sign onto Alfred Road. Go straight through the 4 way intersection with flashing red light. Shelter is on your next left on Holland Rd. Total trip approximately 1 mile from highway exit.
From Waterboro: Route 5 towards Saco. Take a right on Route 35 and follow above Hollis directions
2013 Holiday Closings:
New Years Day, Tuesday, January 1
Martin Luther King Day, Monday, January 21
President's Day, Monday, February 18
Easter, Sunday, March 31
Memorial Day, Monday, May 27
Independence Day, Thursday, July 4
Labor Day, Monday, September 2
Columbus Day, Monday, October 14
Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 28
Christmas Eve Day, Tuesday, December 24
Christmas Day, Wednesday, December 25
Closing at 2:30pm on Tuesday, December 31