A No-Kill, Non-Profit Animal Shelter.
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Every minor under the age of 16 MUST be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.  

For student volunteers that are interested in animal care. To participate in this program volunteers must meet the following requirements listed below. 

  • Open to students ages 14-15 years of age that have completed a minimum of 10 hours of Off-Site Service Hours.  Must be approved by a qualified staff member.   
  • Participate in YAPS Volunteer Orientation 
  • Suggested minimum commitment of 5 hours per month. 

Options to Complete Hours

  • Participate in monthly Wags & Walk (Need 4 completed to participate in orientation).
  • Socializing with felines in the cattery
  • Minimum of half of the committed service hours must be spent doing the following:
  1.   Laundry and cleaning Bowls
  2.   Upkeep of yards, poop patrol, raking, pulling weeds
  3.   Kennel Care & Cleaning


All  Lend-A-Paw volunteers must complete 4 Wags & Walk, read and fill out all of the Volunteer Application, Waiver of Liability and Policy and Procedures Manual.

YAPS Volunteer Program Policies and Procedures


release and waiver of liability only.pdf


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Animals Placed this Year


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