The Animal Welfare Society, Inc. in New Milford will offer a “Cool Cats & Hot Dogs” classic car cruise April 25 from 5 p.m. to dusk.

Festivities will take place at the AWS facility at 8 Dodd Road.

The event will coincide with AWS’ fourth annual participation in the Give Local Greater Waterbury & Litchfield Hills online fundraiser event that will run April 25 at 7 a.m. through April 26 at 7 p.m., during which time donations will be amplified by Give Local sponsor bonus funds.

Admission is free and free hot dogs, snacks and soft drinks will be served.

For a $10 donation, donors may have their picture taken in a classic car and receive a 5x7 photo. A professional photographer will be on hand from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

The New Milford Police K-9 officer and police dog will also be present.

AWS is an independent, nonprofit, non-destroy animal rescue organization and has been rescuing homeless animals from the towns of Bridgewater, Brookfield, New Milford, Roxbury and Washington since 1965.

AWS is raising funds to help cover the medical care and treatment expenses for the hundreds of cats and dogs it cares for each year.

For information, call the shelter at 860-354-1350 or visit