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ALUMINUM CANS WILL BE LOADED TO GO TO RECYCLING AT
NOON SATURDAY DEC 6. Rebekah could use a couple of people
to help her load them into the van.

EVENTS and WAYS TO HELP THE PETS IN DECEMBER
(all times and details at Register for Events link):

Dec 6 Orientation Pet Handling Teachers
Dec 6 MAIL PREP holiday donation letter
Dec 13 FEMA Pet Evacuation presentation
Dec 13 Adoption Event DFWHS Dogs
Dec 13 Adoption Event IAS Cats
Dec 13 Home for the Howlidays $15 adoptions, campus-wide
Dec 14 Adoption Event IAS Cats
Dec 18 Volunteer Social - Advance reservations required.
Dec 20 Pet Photography Session
Daily Cage Cleaning--see Register for Events for shifts
Tu-Sat Customer Service -- see Register for Events for shifts

$2300 ANGEL FUND NEEDED FOR TRINITY, $350 ROGER, $400 PENNY LANE
Click here for donation page

Check out the FOREVER HOMES link at www.dfwhumane.com
to see all the lovely pets that recently found homes thanks to DFW Humane Society!


Updated - 12/05/2014

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 find 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.
    Do you have a child (under 18 years old) who wishes to volunteer? If so, PLEASE READ THIS
  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
  4. Complete the Irving Animal Services (IAS) Liability Waiver
  5. Register online==>Volunteer Application
Bring the completed DFWHS and IAS waivers to Volunteer Orientation. The Volunteer Coordinator will schedule your class.

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