Companion Animal Welfare Society
88 West Warwick Avenue
West Warwick, RI 02893
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​We are a group of licensed veterinary professionals committed to ensuring that Rhode Island residents remain united with their pets regardless of their socioeconomic status. Through client education, leveraging our resources and coordinating affordable veterinary services, we make your pet's health our top priority.

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Paige Plumb, DVM​
Dr. Paige Plumb serves as our President and Medical Director. Her main function is to care for your pets.   Dr. Plumb graduated from Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine and has been a practicing veterinarian since 1996. She is an advocate for affordable veterinary care for all pets and their families.
Denise Spender, CVT
Denise Spender serves as our Treasurer and Hospital Director. She keeps the hospital running smoothly so that you and your pet receive the best care possible. Denise has been a licensed veterinary technician since 2002 and is also a licensed practical nurse. She has spent most of her career in specialty veterinary hospitals as a surgical manager and is sought out by veterinarians for staff training. 

CAWS is a nonprofit corporation (501c3 status pending) supporting the Rhode Island pet owning community by providing high quality veterinary care to economically challenged individuals and families.