Each time our pet foster volunteers take on a new assignment, they receive a box filled with all the supplies needed for their furry charges. Let’s see what’s inside!
Considering pet fostering? Here’s why you should give it a try.
Love people and have a friendly, easy-going dog? Learn about enhancing the lives of people through the Pet Encounter Therapy program.
Our volunteers are vital to the life-saving and life-enhancing mission of Helen Woodward Animal Center. Meet two volunteers who passionately dedicate their time and energy to create a more humane world for pets and people.
On May 13, 2014, when the Bernardo Fire threatened Helen Woodward Animal Center, over 400 animals were safely evacuated in less than three hours, all thanks to the help of dozens of volunteers, local businesses and organizations.
Ottilie Baer was one of our most dedicated, longest serving volunteers at Helen Woodward Animal Center. Ottilie began volunteering in 1995, and for the past 18 years, came each and every week, hardly ever missing a shift.
Interested in helping pets? There are a lot of ways to help orphan or needy pets in your community and keep the focus on the true spirit of the season! Plus, giving ideas for kids, too!