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Adoption Forms

If you are interested in adopting one of our available pets, please complete the application below. One of our Adoption Coordinators will get right back to you! Thank you for considering a shelter animal for a forever friend!
Cat Adoption Form
Dog Adoption Form

Lost Pets and Lily Alerts

Contact POA Animal Control at 922-6547, and for additional help finding your pet, send information for a Lily Alert - see below. We will help you publicize the pet in the Village and give you other tips on finding your pet.

If a pet is missing, immediately call Animal Control at 922-6547. To expand the coverage, call AWL at 915-9337 and ask to participate in the Lily Alert program. The volunteer on duty will instruct the pet owner as to the procedures involved. Or, email a photo, description, and contact information to lilyalert@hsvawl.org. Once initiated, the pet's description and contact information will go out to those receiving the alerts.

To be included in Lily Alert email list, send your email address and we will add you to the list lilyalert@hsvawl.org.

Stray or Found Pets

These pets are admitted to Animal Control or rescued through other community sources and may be someone's lost pets. Their photos are posted on the HSV Police Department Facebook page, so please contact Animal Control if you may be the owner or have information that may help reunite a pet with its owner: 922-6547.

Stray or found cats and dogs should be reported directly by a resident to POA Animal Control at 922-6547, not by someone else with second-hand information. If an animal needs to be trapped, Animal Control has to obtain the homeowners' permission to set a trap on their property. AWL strongly recommends that those concerned about pets roaming on or near their property, first try to see whether the pet belongs to a neighbor before calling Animal Control.

Click here to join or renew your membership online with your credit card.

Donate to AWL

We are an all volunteer 501(c)(3) nonprofit rescue organization which works in conjunction with the HSV Property Owners Association Animal Shelter. Our mission is to place all rescued/surrendered adoptable companion animals into loving homes and to prevent the overpopulation of unwanted animals.

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Donate Online: Click here to donate online with your credit card.

Print Donation Form:
Click here to complete the form, print, and mail to the address shown on the form.

Champions Program: Click here to donate quarterly or annually online with your credit card.

Champions Program: Click here to print. Complete and mail to the address shown on the form.

Shop Online: When you shop online, you have two ways to give to AWL without spending a penny more. The iGive and Smile programs support charitable organizations by contributing to the group you choose. The donations come from the company whenever you shop online at a business that cooperates with the program. Thousands of businesses do, so it’s a bonus for those who shop online.

iGive: Go to iGive, sign up, and choose Hot Springs Village Animal Welfare League. Over 1,700 online stores donate a percentage of your purchase to attract your business and repeat shopping.

Amazon Smile: Go to Smile and select Hot Springs Village Animal Welfare League before you begin shopping. Then every eligible purchase at smile.amazon.com will result in a donation.

Walk for a Dog: You walk your dog anyway. Now every time you walk your dog (or a virtual dog), they donate to HSV AWL. Treadmills don't count.

Get the app at WoofTrax.com and take your Walk for a Dog Everyday.

Special Election

Dear Members:

Our Bylaws state that initially the Board of Directors consists of nine members to include the five officers plus four At-Large members. Since our Board is a true "working" Board with all members serving AWL in unpaid positions (putting in about 40-hour workweeks), the Bylaws provide for some flexibility. If the Board thinks AWL needs an additional Board position, the Board can propose a candidate and the position to the members in a special election.

At the May Board meeting, the BOD approved an additional seat, so now the members will vote. We are providing proxy forms since we know some may not be able to attend the meeting. That form is attached or included with this letter.

WHEN: Wednesday, June 27 at 10:00 a.m.

WHERE: Room 3, Village Church of Christ, 210 Balboa Road

Vote to add At-Large Place 10 to focus on fundraising with Beverly Fitzpatrick as the initial director in that position.

Number of Ballots:
In order to be eligible to vote, a person must be a member in good standing at the time of the election. If you have an individual membership, you will receive one ballot. If you have a family membership, you will receive two ballots. If you are not a current member, you can complete the membership application and pay the fee and you will receive the ballot(s) at the time.

Proxy Form:
Please take part in the voting, and if you want to add a write-in candidate, you may do so. Therefore, if you are unable to attend the meeting to vote in person, you may sign the attached proxy form and designate another member to receive and cast your ballot(s) for you. You simply choose a friend and tell him/her how you wish to vote and trust that friend to vote as you request. Your friend brings that signed proxy form to the election committee to receive your ballot(s) and cast your votes for you. Click here for the proxy form.

NOTE: We will have annual elections for directors as usual in November, and the Place 10 director will be on the ballot for a full term at that election with the others.

"2019 AWL Calendar

You all loved our 2016 and 2017 AWL calendars featuring adopted and rescued animals. After taking a year's break, we are repeating this exciting fund raiser for 2019.

How would you like to see your beautiful family pet pictured on the cover of the calendar?! Any rescued or adopted pet, not just from our AWL Adoption Center, is eligible.

What do I do?
Send a photo and a bid to support your pet's cover and the highest bid wins! The photo you send will not be the cover photo - the winner will have a photo specially made for the cover.

The auction begins Friday, June 8 and ends at midnight on Sunday, June 17.

Please email your bid and pet's photo to Angela Nickols. Minimum starting bid is $100.

The winning bid will be announced by June 20 with photography session to follow. Remember - this is a fund raiser and what a fun way to honor your rescued family pet . . . dog, cat, bunny, ferret, etc. - whoever has that special place in your heart!