It's the perfect volunteer opportunity: You get to help out a homeless dog and get some fresh air and exercise at the same time. AZ RESCUE needs volunteers to walk the dogs at its shelter.
Most of RESCUE's dogs are in foster care, but those that are not lucky enough to have a foster home stay in a boarding facility. They need to get out twice a day for exercise and a break from the kennel environment.
Volunteers are especially needed in the morning, but volunteers for any shift would be great too. Available shifts are any time between 6:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. and any time between 3 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. The shelter is flexible and willing to work with your schedule. Volunteers must be at least 21.
AZ RESCUE (Reducing Animal Euthanasia at Shelters through Commitment and Underlying Education) is located at 4747 E. Elliot Road in Ahwatukee Foothills. For more information, call Jennifer Berry at (480) 598-9410 or visit www.azrescue.org.
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