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    Volunteer

    We are lucky to have volunteers that come in and help us take care of the cats and dogs in the shelter.  Each month, our volunteers give us approximately 500 hours of service!       

    We welcome new volunteers!                                   

                                                                       Suzanne our volunteer coordinator with SinatraAll of our adoption animals are groomed by our volunteersChildren must be 12 years old to volunteer in the shelter.  Children 12 to 15 must be accompanied and supervised by a parent at all times while in the shelter.  Children from age 16-18 may volunteer without a parent after attending the orientation, training and initial period of coming to the shelter.  If you are under the age of 18, your parent or guardian must accompany you to the orientation, training and sign a waiver of liability form

     

    Our next volunteer orientation session will be held on Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 6:30 P.M.,  please call (937) 264-5477 or come to the Animal Resource Center to register for the orientation session.  Orientation sessions are held at the Animal Resource Center at 6790 Webster St, Dayton, Ohio, 45414.

     The Volunteer Application is available in Adobe Acrobat PDF format, a free download.

    Highlights
    Bark Park Bake Sale

    Come join us Saturday June 7 from 10 AM - 3 PM for our 4th Annual Bark Park Bake Sale.  We will have goodies for dogs and their humans to enjoy, raffles, music, microchip specials and much more!  All proceeds from this event will go to the Tiny Tim Fund.

    Mingle With Our Mutts

    Please join us the Second Sunday of each month from Noon - 2 PM for Mingle with Our Mutts we will have lots of adoptable dogs and cats looking for new homes. 

    Winter Safety Tips


    When temperatures (and snow) begin to fall, you'll find your pet needs a little extra care from you.

    *A bowl of frozen water can't help a thirsty pet.  Check outdoor water bowls often when it's below freezing.

    *Outdoor dogs need more calories in the winter to produce body heat, so increase the amount you feed your pet.

    *Chemicals used to melt snow on sidewalks can irritate your pet's paws, so you may want to wipe them with a wet cloth after an outing.

    *Antifreeze tastes good to pets, but it's a deadly poison.

    *A cat may crawl up under your car seeking warmth from your engine.