Free Publications for Animal Shelters

The Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) is pleased to offer one free copy of each of the books shown below to animal shelters. If your animal shelter is interested in bulk orders, please email or call 202-337-2332 with your request (please include best contact information, name and number of materials being requested, and intended use for materials).

To order your free copy of each of the below publications, please add the items to your cart by clicking on the "Add to Cart" button next to each publication. Once you have added all desired publications to your cart, continue to checkout. While at the checkout screen, scroll to the "Free Publications" window that is beneath the "Cart Contents" window and enter the name of your animal shelter in the box provided, then select "Click to calculate discounts." The cost of all eligible products will then be reduced to zero. The availability of a complimentary copy or bulk pricing is subject to verification of eligibility. If you have any questions or problems checking out, please contact us.

Kamie Cat's Terrible Night - Cover Kamie Cat's Terrible Night

A children's book about the misadventures of a cat who gets lost and yearns to be home. Reinforces kindness and responsible cat care, written and illustrated by Sheila Hamanaka, 2010, 26 pages. (Also available in Spanish.)

Pablo Puppy's Search for the Perfect Person - Cover Pablo Puppy's Search for the Perfect Person

This story of a puppy and an older dog living in a shelter educates children about the needs of dogs and the value of humane treatment toward animals, written and illustrated by Sheila Hamanaka, 2008, 24 pages. (Also available in Spanish.)

The Boy Who Loved All Living Things

A tale inspired by real events from Dr. Albert Schweitzer's youth, which teaches young children that animals are friends who should be treated with utmost compassion, written and illustrated by Sheila Hamanaka, 2006, 24 pages.

AWI Quarterly AWI Quarterly

Full-color magazine that explores current animal welfare issues, including treatment of animals in research, agriculture, commercial trade, at home, and in the wild; summarizes international meetings, laws and treaties affecting animals; alerts people to actions they can take to make a difference; and contains timely book reviews. One year subscription.