Bowie Citizens for Local Animal Welfare
P.O. Box 116
Bowie, Maryland 20719-0116
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Shelter Opens, CLAW Makes Donation!
At the Bowie City Council Meeting on Tuesday, February 17th, Bowie CLAW donated the remaining $84,000 to the City of Bowie to defray the cost of the City's local animal holding facility. CLAW had previously donated a $20,000 "down payment" in November 2014. The facility is now up and running, and has already hosted some four-legged guests!
In the photo above, CLAW President Tara Kelley-Baker and Vice President Michael Semeniuk present the check to Bowie Mayor G. Frederick Robinson.
Since its official opening on February 7th of this year, the facility has hosted five Bowie pets - four dogs and one cat. Two of the dogs were reclaimed by their owners on the same day they were picked up by Bowie Animal Control. The remaining three pets, who were not claimed by their owners after several days, were turned over to Prince George's County Animal Management and have since been adopted.
The members of CLAW are very pleased with the new facility and look forward to continuing our great partnership with the City!
Hello Bowie CLAW Members & Friends! Please join us for our next general meeting on Tuesday, May 12th, at 7:30 PM.
Bowie CLAW will be participating in Bowie’s annual Memorial Day Parade, which will take place on Saturday, May 23rd, beginning at 11am.
Enter Bowie CLAW’s raffle now to win a designer pet outfit! The raffle winner will be drawn Bowiefest.
On Saturday, February 7th, 2015, the City of Bowie officially opened its Temporary Animal Holding Rooms with a “Leash Cutting” Ceremony. This event marks a major milestone in Bowie CLAW’s history, as CLAW was founded years ago specifically to lobby for the establishment of a local shelter.
Bowie CLAW would like to take a moment to thank all of our generous local sponsors for their invaluable support!