Lanark Animal Welfare Society

Our mission is to promote the welfare of all animals, to provide shelter and care, and prevent cruelty and suffering for those animals in need.


The Lanark Animal Welfare Society is located on Glenview Road, off Highway 43 near Port Elmsley, about 2km west of Smiths Falls.

The shelter is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC DAILY from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
(including Saturday and Sunday)

Important Note: the DOG area is open to the public BY APPOINTMENT only.
Please phone before visiting the shelter to arrange an appointment.

Shelter Address:
253 Glenview Road,
Smiths Falls, ON K7A 4S4

Mailing Address:

Lanark Animal Welfare Society
P.O. Box 156
Smiths Falls, ON
K7A 4T1

Phone: (613) 283-9308
Fax: (613) 283-0982

Please call 310-OSPCA to report an animal that is being abused or neglected.


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Telephone Inquiries:

A member of the staff is normally on duty at the front desk to answer phones and assist visitors. At such times that they are unable to answer your phone call, LAWS does have an automated phone system that uses a multi-tree system to answer your inquiries or direct your call to the appropriate voicemail for response by a staff member.

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Lanark Animal Welfare Society © 2018

Serving all of Lanark County, Ontario
Registered Charity #BN 11900 4893 RR0001
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