Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteering at the Shelter
Animal Control encourages individuals and groups to volunteer at the shelter. After a brief orientation, volunteers may walk dogs, play in the interaction pens, and even bathe dogs to make them more adoptable. Anyone under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a supervising adult.

If you have a large group (more than five) please email Michelle Carrigg to schedule an appointment at michelle.carrigg@athensclarkecounty.com with

                                     1) Date(s) and time(s) interested
                                     2) Possible number in group
                                     3) Name of group (if applicable)
                                     4) Information for contact person