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Welcome to Laramie Animal Welfare Society (LAWS)

We are a non-profit organization dedicated to helping the animals of Laramie, WY. We also assist the work of the Laramie Animal Shelter to promote responsible pet ownership.

If you see what you think to be abuse or neglect of an animal, or you need to inquire about a lost pet, CLICK HERE to contact the Laramie Animal Shelter.

Mark Your Calendar

Aug
28

2016 Dog Day in the Park with Microchip Clinic!

This is a FREE event for Laramie's dog-lovers! Bring your furry friend for an afternoon of activities, including wading in the pool, and the opportunity to microchip him to ensure he'll always find his way back home to you.

Our Recent News

Happy tail: Moka was adopted!

Happy tail: Moka was adopted!

Moka was recently delivered to her new home. Her previous owner met her new family, visited the home, and feels really happy about Moka's future!
Photos of the Spring 2016 Low-cost Microchip Clinic

Photos of the Spring 2016 Low-cost Microchip Clinic

On April 23, LAWS held a low-cost microchip clinic at which 36 dogs and 15 cats received the best assurance of getting back home if they stray. We are most grateful to the University of Wyoming for use of the...
Why You Need to Consider Alternatives to Declawing

Why You Need to Consider Alternatives to Declawing

A Tale of Toes and Woes Because kittens and cats have such soft, furry toes that love to pat one for attention, or knead in dreamy contentment on one's lap, one often forgets that each toe is armed with a...
“Kitty De-stresser” Helps Students Prepare for Finals

“Kitty De-stresser” Helps Students Prepare for Finals

Everyone who has lived through Finals Week knows how stressful it can be, and there are many techniques for dealing with stress. On May 4, the UW Wellness Center and Laramie Animal Welfare Society hosted what may be the smartest...
Moka, Survivor of Hurricane Katrina, Needs a New Home

Moka, Survivor of Hurricane Katrina, Needs a New Home

Moka's Story Moka is a 12 to 15 year-old spayed, declawed, loving kitty. She and her cat companion (now deceased) were found hiding under a bed in a half-destroyed house in New Orleans right after Hurricane Katrina. Many efforts were...