Tag: volunteering

How to Train a Therapy Dog for Volunteering at Hospitals and Nursing Homes


Do you ever look at your dog and think, “How did I ever get to be so lucky”? Volunteering for animal therapy work with your dog is the perfect way to share the joy they bring with those who need it the most. Nursing home residents, hospital patients, and domestic violence shelter residents forget their…

| Dogs, Dog Training

Tips for Volunteering at an Animal Shelter


Volunteering at a shelter is a wonderful way to gain experience, help your local community, and take care of animals in need. The DC area has numerous animal shelters and rescue organizations that are always looking for volunteers. All you have to do is call your shelter or stop in to pick up an application….

| Dogs, Cats