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PetPals Volunteer Application

If you are interested in becoming a PetPals volunteer you must be 18 years old and be able to commit to 2-4 hours a month for at least 6 months. Please first review the requirements for your pet and then fill out the form below.

Requirements for FriendshipWorks PetPals Dogs and Cats:

A. Be at least one year of age;
B. Have lived for at least 6 months with volunteer applicant prior to date of application;
C. Be able to obey basic commands including “sit,” “stay” and “heel” (dogs only), and walk with a harness or a leash;
D. Be on flea and tick control;
E. Not on a raw diet;
F. Have a physical exam within 12 months of screening;
G. Have a licensed veterinarian fill out the Animal Health Screening Form (This will be sent to you when we receive your application.);
H. Attend the PetPals Screening to be scheduled by FriendshipWorks staff.
I. Attend the PetPals orientation and training for new volunteers.

Basic Information:

Address Information:

Contact Information:

Pet Information

Volunteer Information:

*Which neighborhoods are you willing to travel to? Check any that apply:

Emergency Contact Information:


Please provide two references (other than a relative). At least one of the references should know your pet:

1st Reference Information

2nd Reference Information (Knows Your Pet)

Other FriendshipWorks Opportunities:

FriendshipWorks has a variety of volunteer opportunities. Please select any others that you might be interested in.

Demographic Information:

Because FriendshipWorks and our sponsors embrace diversity, we are frequently asked to describe the make-up of our volunteer community. For this reason, we ask volunteers to tell us how they identify themselves. We appreciate you filling out the information below.

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