Volunteering can be easy with ODHS. We offer community service hours, hours for work projects and even partner with many Boy Scouts/Girl Scouts groups. Anyone can come volunteer at our adoption events, but if you would like to come volunteer on your own, you will need to complete an orientation. 

Volunteer Training Schedule

All volunteers must sign a waiver and participate in a volunteer training session.

Please print waiver & bring with you.

Under 18 need guardian signature on Volunteer Waiver Form to participate.

**No Sign Up Needed - Just show up for a scheduled training **

Also check our Facebook page under events for trainings that may not be listed below.

Volunteer opportunities 

Walking dogs: 
  After you have completed the orientation you are able to come and go as you please! Walk as many dogs as you may like! (Must be 15 or older to walk the dogs!) The dogs love to walk around the block.

Adoption center: 
  The adoption center has ALL KINDS of daily tasks that need to be done. Examples of such tasks are: Laundry, Cleaning crates from trasnports, cleaning the kennels, filling peanut butter bones, cuddling the dogs, mopping, sweeping etc. 

Transport Team:
  Joining our transport team is an easy way to help out. We have dogs being ran all over town to and from vet appointments, picked up from shelters, and dropped off to fosters. All you need is a Valid drivers license. 

Admin help: 
  We have all kinds of paperwork that needs to be done throughout the year. We keep track of microchips, puppy training, file away contracts, answer emails. We always could use more hands.  

You can take a dog out for the day. Go downtown for some ice cream OR a nice stroll on the canal path! Whatever you do just take a ton of photos to help  get them adopted!

ODHS is busy busy busy!! You can jump right in and help as little or as much as you would like