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 | 2222 W. Warrior Trail | Grand Prairie, TX  75052 | Phone: 972-237-8575 | Fax 972-237-8579
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Join the PPAC and Volunteer Today!

We're looking for dedicated, animal-loving people to join our "pack" and volunteer at the Prairie Paws Adoption Center! Are you under 17 years of age? We'd love to have you volunteer too, but your parent or guardian must come with you and volunteer too.   

The Prairie Paws Adoption Center’s volunteer program is vital to our operation and our volunteers are making an impact in many areas. Today, volunteers assist in the care and placement of the animals housed in our shelter, educate the public, and provide support for administration.

Please email with any questions you may have.

Volunteer JT

General Guidelines

  • Volunteers must be 10 years or older. Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanying by a parent or guardian at all times. Parents and guardians must attend orientation and training classes prior to volunteering.

  • Volunteers must be able to commit to 36 hrs. in 6 months.

Steps to Becoming a Volunteer

            Volunteer Orientation Dates:

               * February 8, 2014 @ 8 a.m.

               * February 22, 2014 @ 8 a.m.

               * March 8, 2014 @ 8 a.m.

               * March 22, 2014 @ 8 a.m.                                      

               *  April 5, 2014 @ 8 a.m.

               * April 19, 2014 @ 8 a.m.

               * May 3, 2014 @ 8 a.m.

               * May 17, 2014 @ 8 a.m.

               * May 31, 2014 @ 8 a.m.

Volunteer Opportunities Available

  • Doggone Walker- Provide exercise, socialization, and basic training for shelter dogs.

  • Cat Care Taker-Provide socialization for shelter cats

  • Doggone Washer- Help groom and bathe pets

  • Foster Parent - Provide temporary housing and care for shelter animals that are sick, injured or juvenile.  Click here to watch a video on fostering an animal (.wmv file).


Download our Foster Training Manual in PDF format to join the PPAC!  

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Last updated: 2/27/2014 12:19:39 PM