SAWA members collaborate to rescue, shelter, rehabilitate and find good homes for animals.
SAWA members benefit from targeted education and professional certification. SAWA Certified Animal Welfare Administrators (CAWA) possess well rounded experience and unique animal welfare knowledge to support agency missions and long term growth.
SAWA is the only international society of leaders actively leading and managing community animal shelters/animal control agencies.
Together, we are one.
Currently, we stand between the tragedy and devastation of Hurricane Harvey and the potential destruction and ruin of Hurricane Irma.
There is immense sadness, challenge and need; yet, as we have seen in Houston, it is a time that underscores and defines the human spirit – our persistence, our compassion and our unity.