Animal shelters struggle from over population and lack of funding. There are many ways to help them. You can donate items they need or you can support by volunteering in your spare time.
The first thing you should do
is to find animal shelters in your vicinity. Each shelter is different; there are many organizations, leagues or local animal groups that operate them.
Check the yellow pages or the internet to find them by zip code.
Once you have chosen a shelter of your choice, call them and ask about their volunteering process. They may ask you to come in and apply to make sure that you are well suited for their organization. While you are there, get to know the staff, system and working conditions Benutzerdefinierte Inflatables.
Choosing how you will volunteer will depend on the work or activities needed because some require specialized training. Shelters often have an age requirement for volunteers. They must be 16 years old or older. The working hours also depend on availabilities or their volunteering rules.
Cleaning cages, the facilities, admin work such as filing papers or making phone calls are some tasks you may do. Fundraising or collecting blankets and supplies are also other options. Other tasks include feeding, grooming, walking the animals, playing or spending time with them. You may also foster them if you wish.
Each minute you spend trying to help these organizations will help the animals and definitely make a differencePå lager.
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Originally posted on January 30, 2012 @ 10:39 am