P.A.W.S. of Dearborn County Humane Center
P.A.W.S. of Dearborn County Humane Center

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P.A.W.S. of Dearborn County

(Partners for Animal Welfare Society, Inc.)

P.A.W.S. Humane Center
200 Charles A Liddle Dr
Lawrenceburg, IN 47025

Phone:  812-577-0829

Fax: 812-577-0833

Featured Pets

Charlie Brown

Shepherd Mix

2 1/2 years old

Male - Neutered

 

 Charlie Brown is full of energy and loves the one on one attention he gets when he is taken on a walk. Give this boy a rope toy or a tennis ball and he will have a blast. Hugs and cuddling are another one of his top favorite things to do. If you are interested in adopting this handsome boy come in and check him out.  

 

Missie

Domestic Short Hair

Tabico

2 1/2 years old

Female - Spayed

 

Missie is a cat that would love to be your one and only princess. She will come meet you at the door when you come home. She loves the one on one attention she gets when you enter the room. She would need to be in a home with no children, since fast movement can startle her. A room with a view would be nice.

Volunteer

P.A.W.S. Volunteer Handbook
For complete information, please click here to get copy of our Volunteer Handbook.
PAWS Volunteer Handbook March 2017.doc
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ATTENTION YOUTH, JUNIORS, PARENTS, SCOUTS, AND SCOUT LEADERS

Effective December 3, 2013, P.A.W.S. Humane Center no longer offers volunteer applications for those under the age of eighteen.

We still welcome you to come to the Humane Center to volunteer!

Parents need to sign up as a volunteer.  During orientation, your children may tour the facility and learn how to help the animals.  After orientation and facility tour the family is welcome to volunteer whenever your schedule allows.

Parents, guardians, scout leaders, etc. should contact the Humane Center Director in advance to schedule your volunteer time. When you arrive at the Humane Center, advise someone at the Front Desk why you are there. They will show you where to sign in, give you a Waiver to sign that will cover you and your child, and let the Director know you are there. You and your child will also be given name tags.

Housekeeping, laundry, dishes, etc. are all very important tasks that need to be done on a daily basis. Your help will be greatly appreciated.

While you are at the Humane Center, be sure to take some time to visit with the animals.

We look forward to seeing you.

Thank you for your interest in P.A.W.S., and your desire to help the many animals in need.

 

 

P.A.W.S. has a variety of volunteer opportunities to suit all interests and activity levels. 

Volunteer Hours

Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday  8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Thursday   8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

 

 

Check us out!  Click the picture above or the "Volunteer Application" tab on the left and then join us for our next New Volunteer Orientation:

 

Volunteer Orientation

Upon completion of the online Volunteer Application, a member of the P.A.W.S. team will contact you to set up orientation within 5 - 7 days.

 

Becoming a volunteer can be rewarding, satisfying, fun and a great way to make new friends. The Humane Center’s first and foremost concern is taking care of the animals, making sure their surroundings are clean and disinfected, that they are as healthy as they can be.  Every day the mornings are devoted to making this happen before the Center opens to the public helping with animal care, i.e. cleaning the catteries and kennels.  

 

Environmental Enrichment (socializing) is another important key to the well-being of the Center's animals.  Volunteer opportunities exist for walking, holding, training, bathing, etc.  

 

Another key volunteer opportunity is customer relations - which includes assisting with adoptions, answering the phone, waiting on guests.

 

There are many very important volunteer positions available that don’t require direct contact with the animals.  Some of these are clerical duties, housekeeping/laundry, maintenance, grounds keeping, and off-site events such as fundraisers, festivals, parades, etc.

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