The Altus Animal Welfare Association is a non-profit organization established in 2016 by a group of Altus, Oklahoma citizens who saw much-needed reform to animal welfare in Altus.
To advocate for animals of the Altus Shelter as well as animals within Southwest Oklahoma and to provide access to low-cost preventive
care and spay/neuter services in a kind and compassionate
environment to all Southwest Oklahoma pet owners.
A culture of compassion for animals and access to care for ALL pet owners throughout Southwest Oklahoma.
Since AAWA started in 2016, there have been 171 dogs and 23 cats sponsored for transport to out of state rescues in Colorado, Washington State, Oregon & Minnesota to find them loving families.
In 2018 a total of 737 Spay/Neuter Surgeries were completed.
242 dog spays
196 dog neuters
163 cat spays
136 cat neuters
AAWA believes that through the generosity of different sponsors and the support of the community, all animals in Southwest Oklahoma will enjoy happy, healthy lives.