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Lost Dog & Cat Rescue Foundation

Volunteer Opportunities at LDCRF Animal Care Center (Kennel)

Welcome Volunteers! 

Lost Dog & Cat Rescue Foundation (LDCRF) owns and operates an Animal Care Center (ACC) in Falls Church, VA and we have lots of volunteer opportunities during the week and on weekends for dog walking, adoption event dog handling, cat socializing, as well as basic chores!

IMPORTANT, PLEASE READ BEFORE SIGNING UP FOR A SHIFT
**Volunteers need to HAVE EXPERIENCE WITH DOGS, CATS AND BE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OF AGE.  For everyone's safety, CHILDREN ARE NOT PERMITTED IN THE KENNEL AREAS without prior authorization.   

GET STARTED:  Attending a New Volunteer Welcome & Orientation is required for all first-time volunteers at the kennel.  Prior to a new volunteer signing up for a shift at the ACC, each person completes new volunteer orientation; this includes volunteers interested in working with dogs and cats or assisting with basic care center chores. 

           **Sign up here!  http://bit.ly/LDCRFKennelNewVolOrientation

FIND US: Directions (view video: http://bit.ly/LDCRFKennelFindingUs)

            **We are located at 6801 Wilson Blvd, Falls Church VA, directly behind the Eden Center; use the entrance with no arch, smaller concrete lions, right next to Arlington Motors sign.  Then, make an immediate left turn, follow road to a large gray building with yellow awnings.  Park in the spaces by our building or in the shopping center parking lot - but NOT at the building across the street.  Volunteers use the large white metal gate at the right side of the building to enter. 

There is a small staff cleaning and making sure the animals are cared for, however volunteers are needed daily to walk dogs, help clean dog kennels and cat cages, socialize cats, participate in dog play groups, and give lots of TLC!  If you want to get in quality critter time, now is your chance!  Sign up, See you soon!

ANOTHER WAY TO VOLUNTEER:

            **"Dog Handler at 7C PetSmart” Opportunity.  If you are a dog walker and want to “Champion” your favorite kennel dog at our Seven Corners (7C) PetSmart Adoption Event?, then you are just the person we (they) need to show potential adopters how great they are!  We’ve added volunteer time slots at Saturdays, 12-3pm, for our Animal Care Center volunteers to sign up!  

            **Sign up here!  http://bit.ly/LDCRFAdoptionEvent_7CPetSmartDogHandler

           **"Van Driver/Transportation Opportunity.  Our dogs and cats are always going places!  We need drivers who are willing to drive our LDCRF vans and chauffeur our furry friends to their futures.  This includes adoption events, vet visits, intake shelter or airport pickups.

           **See details and Sign up here!  http://bit.ly/LDCRFVanDrivers

** For general questions on volunteering at the Animal Care Center, please email [email protected] **

Created by:   Barbara Hutcherson
 
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