Message of the Day

DFWHS go mobile in The PAW - PET ADOPTION WAGON
APRIL 26 at Stein Mart, Lincoln Square, Arlington
Needed dog handlers
Needed adoption counselors

DFWHS INFO BOOTHS NEED HELP TOO
APRIL 26 at Stein Mart, S Cooper, Arlington
APRIL 26 at Stein Mart in Irving
APRIL 26 at Stein Mart in Hurst

IAS DOGS TO PETSMART
APRIL 27 dog handlers are needed to introduce pets to shoppers.

DFWHS CATS AND DOGS TO AMAZING PET EXPO
MAY 10 cat handlers and dog handlers needed.

PUPPY/KITTY SEASON WILL SOON BE UPON US AND CAUSES ALL CAGES TO FILL.
PLEASE HELP US OPEN SOME CAGES BY HELPING PETS FIND HOMES AT ADOPTION EVENTS APRIL 26, 27 AND MAY 10!

HAPPY TO BE HOME -- ZOOEY AND MICKEY adopted last summer have inspired their owners to give us a Happy to Be Home update. Check the Happy to be Home link on the home page of www.dfwhumane.com


Updated - 04/20/2014

The DFW Humane Society Needs Volunteers

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Our volunteers are our most important asset and they do a remarkable job for the animals, the shelter, and its programs.

If you would like to join with us in helping the animals get homes, educate the public, or help fund raise, this is what you need to do:

  1. You must be 18 years old or accompanied by your legal guardian or be working with a youth group with teachers/counselors.
  2. Commit to a minimum of 40 hours per year to assist the DFW Humane Society in "Helping Us Help Them."
  3. Complete the DFW Humane Society Volunteer Waiver (.DOC) or Volunteer Waiver (.PDF)
  4. Complete the IAS Liability Waiver
  5. Click here to apply==>Volunteer Application

We Want and Need Your Support

The DFW Humane Society of Irving is a private, not-for-profit, animal protection organization serving the Metropolitan area since 1967. We receive NO government funding. We survive solely on private donations, estates, and grants.

At an given time, the DFW Humane Society houses over 100 homeless animals with many more in foster and rescue homes. All of these animals deserve a good home. With your help, we can get them that good home.

Complete Orientation and Training is Essential for all Volunteers

DFWHS offers our Certified Volunteers

FLEXIBILITY
  • to help at times that fit the volunteer’s personal schedule
  • to help in ways that interest the volunteer

VARIETY - to choose the activities of interest to the volunteer, such as
  • TLC, walk, socialize and bathe dogs
  • TLC and socialize cats
  • Show pets at adoption events
  • Assist customers
  • Help plan and/or work fun-raising events (garage sales, auctions, golf tournament, walkathon, food drives, penny drives, etc.)
  • Perform art, graphics or computer skills
  • Visit schools to teach pet care basics
  • Lend clerical skills including preparing mass mailings
  • Share general info about our shelter through our information booths at various events

Questions? Email the Volunteer Coordinator