LRHS has a dedicated team of employees and volunteers assist in providing quality food, shelter, grooming, enrichment, medical assistance and love while we seek out a perfect forever home for our pets.
Interested in volunteering your skills and time?
Whether your preference is dog walking, cat cuddling, office work or getting down and dirty to help clean, we will be sure to find a place for you!
Our volunteer process is quick & easy.
Step 1: Complete and submit the appropriate online Volunteer Application below.
- Online Volunteer Application
- Printable PDF General Volunteer Application
- Online Student Volunteer Application
- Printable PDF Student Volunteer Form
- Court Ordered Community Service
- Printable PDF Community Service Application
Step 2: LRHS will call to set up an Orientation Appointment.
Step 3: Come on in; whether your preference is dog walking, cat cuddling, office work or getting down and dirty to help clean, we will be sure to find a job for you!
Must be at least 16 years-old to volunteer without parent/guardian supervision. 14-15 year-olds may volunteer if a parent/guardian is present and supervising them. Unfortunately, we cannot accept volunteers under the age of 14.
Click to view our volunteer brochure for more information.
Become a Certified Dog Walker!
Step 1: Complete a Volunteer Application.
Step 2: Take the Free Dog Walking Orientation.
Step 3: Complete 15 hours of general dog care.
Step 4: Complete 5 staff chaperoned dog walks.
Step 5: Congratulations, you’ve made it! You may walk shelter dogs on your own.
Participants will learn how to read dog body language, properly adjust collars and harnesses, safely remove a dog from a kennel, react in dog related emergencies and more!
Please RSVP to 603-539-1077