The Animal Welfare Society in West Kennebunk hosted the Georgia animal rescue group, “Road Trip Home” Thursday evening at the shelter on Holland Road.

The “Road Trip Home Reunion” reunited more than 150 dogs and their families with the volunteers from Georgia who saved the dogs and helped to transport them from high-kill shelters in Georgia to Maine for adoption through AWS.

Above: AWS Assistant Shelter Manager and Transport Coordinator Jen Adkins embraces a former resident of the shelter as she listens to his family share stories of his happy new home. At left: Road Trip Home volunteer Heather Simon, of Kennesaw, Ga., is all smiles reuniting with one of her former foster dogs, who was adopted from the Animal Welfare Society to a family in Maine. Below: AWS staffers and Road Trip Home volunteers gather for a group shot after the reunion.





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