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West warwick animal shelter

106 hay street
West warwick, RI 02893
401-822-9250
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User Reviews (12)

  • 1. Great Shelter

    by: hdcatz

    I adopted my cat Patty from there almost 3 years ago. She is really my husbands cat :) The staff has always been helpful and friendly. The time and efforts they put in the shelter to care for these animals in need of homes, love, and medical attention is incredible. I wish they had more financial help to provide more for the animals. I try to make regular donations of food and other needed items to help.

    Pros

    Loving people taking care of animals in need of a home

    Cons

    I wish they had more space and help, not their fault though.

  • 2. Wonderful experience and outcome

    by: ztT4MP12974232

    West Warwick Animal Shelter is wonderful. The staff really cares and really helped me out when I had a pregnant feral cat on my doorstep. I fed her and she had her babies. I got her spayed with the shelter's help when the time was right. I found a home for her. She is a very happy cat and was saved with the caring and good advice from the shelter.\n\nCurrently, I have a homeless yellow cat in my back yard ..the people next door moved out and left the cat behind. She or he is beautiful and friendly. Needs a home. My number is 401-206-2728. I would love to keep her, but I have a cat ....\n\nPlease help!!\n\nSusan

    Pros

    Wonderful staff

    Cons

    Should be larger!

  • 3. Wonderful Shelter

    by: Irmy

    The West Warwick animal shelter is the best shelter in RI. With the best ACO's and volunteers...all that care and take care of the homeless animals...you can be sure any animal you adopt here is suited to you...and that the animals have been given unconditional love during their stay.

    Pros

    Clean and Caring

    Cons

    Animals that still need homes...

  • 4. awesome shelter

    by: 12bradymoss81

    in my opinion this shelter is one of the best shelters in Rhode Island

    Pros

    awesome

    Cons

    awesome

  • 5. Best Animal Shelter in Rhode Island!

    by: Sonja1088

    I recently adopted 2 kittens from the WW Animal Shelter and it was a great experience. The 2 ACO who work there are so sweet and very knowledgeable. They made the adoption process very simple and we got our cats the very next day. They definitely put a lot of time into deciding whether people are a good match for their animals. One of the kittens we ended up adopting was found at a day old and was bottle fed by one of the officers. When we brought him home she seemed like she was genuinely sad to see him go, but was happy he had found a good home. \n\nThe shelter is very small and can only house very few animals for our whole town. There are many more animals in West Warwick and the surrounding areas that could be helped if this shelter was bigger. Even though they are small and rely a lot on donations, this is still an amazing shelter and I loved every minute I spent there and love the cats that I adopted so much!

    Pros

    Staff

    Cons

    Size

  • 6. shelter review

    by: sarahanne1281

    Having just discovered the shelter I must say that the staff and voulanteers and very kind and helpful and care a great deal about what they do. As an outsider it seems a shame however that there is not enough funding allwo for more. But the staff does their best and they are wonderful, and when you visit you can tell the animals can sense their compassion.

    Pros

    kind yet professional

    Cons

    lack of funding

  • 7. The most caring staff and volunteers

    by: RichR

    This shelter has come a long way with a lot of hard work and dedication. It may not be much to look at but they take great care of the animals and work so hard every day. Every animal that gets in there are very lucky. Keep up the great work!

    Pros

    best shelter care

    Cons

    very small place

  • 8. WW Animal Shelter -Angels to the Animals

    by: Mzrz

    I will say that this West Warwick Animal Shelter is one of the best in the State of RI. It is staffed by highly knowledgable and educated staff. People who adopt through this shelter as completed screened with the adoption process. They truly CARE about all their animals. I enjoy going down to the shelter to see the animals and I give my time on a weekly basis to walk the dogs. All of my animals have come through this shelter.....I have to say that the ACO's and the VSA members are ANGELS when it comes to care and compassion!! You will not go wrong with an adoption from them!\r\n

    Pros

    This shelter has extremely knowledgeable staff members-open 7 days a week-successfully high adoption rate-

    Cons

    I have to say - we could use a new shelter!! Larger and more modern!

  • 9. A Great Place to Adopt a Pet

    by: jcl4753

    I adopted my cat from the West Warwick Animal Shelter. They make it so relaxing for you. They let some of the cats out to play so that you actually see how the cats interact with you as well as how they interact with other cats. As I already have two cats at home, this was important to me to make sure that I chose a cat who would not only like me but who would also get along with other cats. \r\nI could go back to see the cats as many times as I wanted and to play with the cats to see just who would be the one to choose me. \r\nThey also don't just let anyone have an animal. You have to fill out a lengthly application and they thoroughtly check it out to make sure that you will take good care of this animal. I especially liked that.\r\nI have recommended this shelter to a number of people I know and they have come to this shelter to adopt animals from here as well.\r\nThey do a great job.\r\n

    Pros

    lots of animals to choose from, knowledgable people, all spayed or neutered and shots

    Cons

    none

  • 10. WW SHELTER ROCKS MY SOCKS

    by: LiLxNIiNJA101

    THIS PLACE IS AWSOME... I LOVE IT.. PEOPLE THERE ARE SOOO FRIENDLY AND ESPECIALLY IF YOU HAVE AN ANIMAL AND SHARE STORIES, YOU'LL HAVE A GOOD LAUGH. THE DOGS AND CATS THERE ARE TREATED LIKE KINGS AND QUEENS. AND THEY KEEP IT VERY CLEAN!

    Pros

    LOVE

    Cons

    NONE

  • 11. Most caring animal shelter in RI!

    by: SITSTAYRELAX

    The WW Animal Shelter is a well run organization with the friendliest and most helpful staff and volunteers. They are the most knowledgeable shelter I have come across, and all of my animals have been adopted from various shelters throughout RI. Extremely dedicated to the animals, being only concerned about the well being of each and every creature that comes through the door, treating each as if it were their own pet from their families. They are fair and careful with placements of the animals, taking their time to find the exact match with a new family. Kudos to their hard work and dedication.

    Pros

    The most knowledgable and caring staff

    Cons

    Not enough donations for the shelter!

  • 12. Great Shelter with hardworking Animal Control Officers and wonderful volunteers

    by: Westwarwickaco

    The West Warwick Animal Shelter is wonderful when it comes to the people. Everyone put so much into every animal to get them adopted. Animals just don't sit in their cage rotten away waiting for a home. Volunteers work with every animal to keep them happy, train the dogs couldn't have a better group of people. The shelter is just way to small never enough room for anything. Only houses 12 dogs for the entire town and 16 cats. They have to put up make shift cages to house a few more cats up to 20. There's not enough room to even put more cages in for any more animals. No storage just great people that love animals and work hard for them.

    Pros

    great people

    Cons

    to small