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Lottery Results

Draw Date Winner's Name City/Town Prize
Friday January 31, 2020 Faye Campbell Lakehurst $1000

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Closing Early on Thursday

Posted: Saturday November 23, 2019 10:22 AM

On Thursday November 28/19, the shelter will be closing at 4:30 instead of 5. Our staff will be preparing for a Christmas dinner.


Posted: Saturday November 23, 2019 10:09 AM

We are currently in the process of working on a brand new website so this site has not been updated for a while. If in the meantime you are interested in what we have for dogs and cats at the shelter please do not hesitate to call. We apologize for any inconveniece this may have caused.

Walk for the Paws at Laws 2019

Posted: Wednesday September 25, 2019 4:10 PM

Sunday September 29, 2019
Registration 11:00am - 11:30am

Walk begins and ends at Isabel Morris Park, Lakefield

Lottery Time Again!

Posted: Saturday August 3, 2019 6:47 PM

Ticket sales have begun!! We are asking for your help to assist with sales. This is one of our biggest fundraisers of the year and we are hoping to sell all 3000
tickets! TICKETS ARE $5/each...there are 10 in a pre-made booklet.

All proceeds go towards the animals and their care - this fundraiser is targeted on our vet bills, which often exceed $12,000 per month!

We are also offering 2 VOLUNTEER HOURS to all high school students FOR EACH BOOK OF TICKETS SOLD. (With parents permission of course!)

If you are able to help, please drop by LAWS between 11-5, Monday - Saturday. Thank you in advance!

Coming Events:


Date: Wednesday November 6, 2019

Time: 10:40 AM



Michael Kors Ladies Night!! Designer Handbag Giveaway!! 19 Designer Handbags to be played for!! Tickets available in advance - $40.00 available at Sales Counter. LIVE DJ * MINUTE TO WIN IT * SUPPORTING LAWS!!

Contact Us

We'd love to hear from you.

P.O. Box 9
Lakefield, ON
K0L 2H0

Phone: 705-652-0588

Come Visit Us

where we're located:
2887 Lakefield Highway
(formerly Hwy28)

Hours of Operation:

Monday - Saturday:
11:00am - 5:00pm

Sunday and Holidays:

science diet logo

Hills® Science Diet® "Second Chance for Love" shelter program has partnered with us and is donating dry food for all dogs, cats, kittens and puppies being cared for here.

Another volunteer-driven rescue organization with that works to help save of abandoned, lost/found and stray animals in the City of Kawartha Lakes and beyond. For more information please visit their page:

KLAWS - Kawartha Lakes Animal Wellness Society

Urgently Needed:

  • cat and kitten food
  • clumping kitty litter
  • foster homes
  • volunteers for morning cat cage cleaning and feeding