Volunteer and Foster Application

You can get your dog or cat “fix” by volunteering to be a walker, cleaner or just a playmate to our dogs and cats.  Maybe you’d like to help at events, or participate in fund raising activities, or help provide a temporary home for an animal or two?

Volunteering

Volunteers are needed 7 days a week, for any period of time you’re available, between 8:30am to close (approximately 4:30pm). The animals need us every day and are happy to see us every day. It doesn’t get much better than that! AM housekeeping starts at 8:30am and takes about 1.5 hours. PM housekeeping starts at 3:00pm and also takes about 1.5 hours.

We welcome interested animal lovers who have the time, patience and passion needed to keep the current in-shelter cats and dogs cozy, comfortable, exercised and nurtured. 

Clean dog kennels, cages, sweeping, feeding and cleaning cat rooms:  We call this “housekeeping!”  Brush, stroke, walk, hug, socialize the animals: We call this “well worth housekeeping!

If you are interested in helping out, please pick up an application during our business hours (11am to 3pm) or complete and submit the application above. Orientation/training is provided on an as-needed basis. We hope to hear from you soon! If we don’t answer the phone, please leave a short message with your name and phone number. We may be out playing fetch with Fido!! We will return your call at our earliest convenience.

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A Peek Inside

Laundry: folding towels/blankets, sorting ♦ Dusting, sweeping, vacuuming ♦ Cutting and stapling: scratch paper, assisting with decorating our building for events ♦ Cleaning: inside viewing windows ♦ Sorting: leashes, collars, doggie outfits, toys and preparing to go bags for adoptions. ♦ Sharpening pencils – yes really! ♦ Dishwashing: food and water bowls and buckets ♦ Sanitizing: litter boxes and brooms ♦ Landscaping: water plants, pull weeds, transplant and replant ♦ walking dogs and playing

Please stop by to pick up a Volunteer application or CONTACT us if you are interested in volunteering your time and talents. Your help is greatly needed and very much appreciated!

Fostering

Fostering helps the center and helps the animal. The number one problem facing most adoption centers today is: too many animals and too few adoptive parent(s). We are frequently full, or almost full.

Fostering gives you the opportunity to help these animals — to get to know them, and to provide them a safe temporary foster home while we continue to seek permanent placement.

If you’re willing and able to foster, or just want to learn more, fill out the application on the top of this page or give us a call.

Committees

The following committees need your expertise:

Fundraising – large and small events such as Casino Night and Golf Tournament, Spay/Neuter programs, etc.

Please CONTACT us if you are interested or have any questions.