The St. Mary's Animal Welfare League is a nonprofit, rescue organization that specializes in the rescue, care and placement of abused, neglected and homeless companion animals.

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SMAWL is bringing back its Annual Pet Fair!  This exciting event will be held Saturday, May 19th at the St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds.  Please plan to join us for a fun-filled & educational day to celebrate PETS!  Stay tuned for exciting announcements regarding Exhibits, Demonstrations, and Vendors. 


If you are interested in volunteering on the planning committee, being a vendor or exhibitor, or volunteering the day of the event, please email us TODAY at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


2018 Animal Fair Packet_Rescue Registration Form

2018 Animal Fair Packet_Food Vendor Form

2018 Animal Fair Packet_Rescue Registration (1) Form

2018 Animal Fair Packet_Sponsor Form

2018 Animal Fair Packet_Vendor Form

2018 Animal Fair Packet_Vendor Letter





SMAWL is now partners with ResQThreads. People can visit their site at; at checkout, select SMAWL from the list of rescue partners and SMAWL will receive a percentage of your purchase.

2019 Calendar Sponsors!

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Can you help?

Donations are greatly appreciated and can be made online via credit card through PayPal.  


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