Tail Talks

Brain logo for Animal Welfare Association TAIL Talks series.

AWA’s TAIL Talks Series A new program for 2023, AWA’s TAIL Talks are a series of seminars held on the fourth Wednesday of every month, designed to educate, promote discussion, and incite change in the South Jersey and Philadelphia areas. The idea is to provide a forum to learn about animal-related topics directly from experts, who […]

Pet Retention Resources

Did you know that some of the most common reasons pets are surrendered to local shelters include moving and being unable to afford pet care? Some things in life happen unexpectedly and all too often people don’t know where to turn when they find themselves in these situations. At AWA, we believe in caring for […]

Pet Rehoming Resources

What We Provide? Counseling and support – with a bit of help, many people can keep their pets! Re-homing support – providing tools and information to help you find your pet his/her next home Sheltering and adoption – we accept pets from owners; we do not accept strays Giving up an animal is a serious […]

Pet Food Pantry

Stack of dog and cat food being handed out for AWA Pet Food Pantry program.

The Animal Welfare Association’s Pet Food Pantry Program assists the community in providing temporary nutritional needs for members in the community who are struggling with feeding their companion animals. This is an effort to avoid the difficult decision in surrendering a companion animal.  Pet supplies and food at this time are strictly by donations. Each […]

Surrender a Pet

Giving up your pet is a difficult decision to make. We understand how hard it can be to relinquish a beloved pet, and we appreciate your choice to reach out to us so we can work in partnership with you for a safe and happy ending for your pet. Many unwanted animal behaviors can be […]

Education Programs

Summer Camp ’23 Registration Now Open! Register now to secure your child’s spot at our fun, educational and interactive summer camp! Ages 6-13. Perfect for animal lovers! Learn More AWA’s Educational programming teaches people of all ages to understand and care for animals by fostering compassion, respect, and empathy for all living things through: emphasizing […]

Trap Neuter Return

AWA supports feral cats and their caregivers in many ways. Outdoor cats can live long, healthy lives if someone sets up an orderly system to care for them. Our spay/neuter team runs the most innovative trap neuter return (TNR) program in the South Jersey area. What qualifies a cat as feral? Feral cats are born […]

Vets on Wheels

Dr. Emily holding dog and speaking with community at Animal Welfare Association Vets on Wheels event.

Bringing affordable and accessible pet care to the City of Camden. Held At: Von Nieda Park, Camden NJ October 19th at 3pm – 6pm VOW will be a part of Camden Make a Dog’s Day by Subaru There will also be a Pet Food Pantry, Games & Prizes, Truck or Treat for both kids and dogs, […]

Trash to Treasure

We Need Your Help! The easiest way to have the greatest impact would be to choose a few types of items to collect and when you’ve collected a dozen or so of each bring them in for the animals! YOU CAN TURN JUST ABOUT ANYTHING INTO AN ENRICHMENT ITEM! EVEN YOUR: Shower Curtain Rings Paper […]