Pets For Life Call For Volunteers!

The Dallas Companion Animal Project is bringing Pets For Life to Dallas, and they need your help!

Pets For Life is a nationally-recognized program that will save pets by helping communities that—because of economic, social, linguistic, or cultural factors—don’t have access to pet-care information, resources, or veterinary and related services, despite an often great need.

In difficult economic times, families can have trouble providing for the health and welfare of pets. With two-thirds of American families having pets and nearly one in every six Americans living at or below poverty level, it’s more important than ever to reach out to those in need with workable answers.

Building trustful relationships with people and their pets, making information and resources affordable and easy to access, and establishing an ongoing presence in areas where people conduct their lives are all critical to having a real impact. Experience has shown us that when we extend our compassion to humans as well as other animals and extend resources where needed, we can create long-term and meaningful social change.  Dallas is one of only a few select communities nationwide to qualify for this innovate program.

WHAT: Pets For Life Inaugural Event
WHEN: Saturday April 26, 2014,  11:00am to 2:00pm.

WHERE: South Dallas

WHY:  Pets For Life is a nationally-recognized program of the Humane Society of the United States that will save pets by helping communities that—because of economic, social, linguistic, or cultural factors—don’t have access to pet-care information, resources, or veterinary and related services, despite an often great need.

WHO:  Volunteers will be needed for a variety of tasks including greeting pet owners and assisting them as the complete the necessary forms, helping get pets registered, getting them signed up for free spay/neuter surgeries for their pets, helping with setup, cleanup,  assisting the veterinary staff, handing out free pet food, fitting pets for free collars and leashes, traffic management, etc.

Interested?  Email Volunteers2@DallasAnimals.org

Pets For Life is a program of the Humane Society of the United States and is funded by PetSmart Charities, Inc.  PFL Dallas is a joint venture between the Dallas Companion Animal Project, Dallas Animal Services, Duck Team 6, and Spay Neuter Network.

Can’t volunteer but still want to help? Donations to the Pets For Life fund at Dallas Companion Animal Project will help provide pet food, supplies, and veterinary care for pets of low-income Dallas residents. Donate online at dallasanimals.org or email info@dallasanimals.org for more information.

Pets For Life

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