Do you have a dog that inspires smiles? Come - Lend us a Paw!


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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Indianapolis and Surrounding CommunitiesCarmel, Noblesville, Westfield, Zionsville, AvonPlainfield, Greenwood, Greenfield, ShelbyvilleINDIANAPOLIS, IN 46202

Paws and Think, Inc. visits kids to help them learn about animals, safety around dogs, what therapy dogs do and the importance of responsible ownership.

About

We love bringing a smile to the faces of those in need!

Thank you for your interest in Paws & Think, a leader in using the Human-Animal Bond to enhance lives in the Indianapolis community. We are currently looking for volunteers in our canine-facilitated therapy programs.

ANIMAL ASSISTED INTERVENTION PROGRAMS

We offer Animal Assisted Activity classes and evaluations, as well as providing liability insurance for our Therapy dog teams. Take your registered therapy dog to interact with children and adults in many settings.

  • Improve a childs reading and comprehension skills by allowing the child to read to your dog at the library
  • Assist children through the grieving process in an upbeat, structured program
  • Help a senior reconnect with the world through the affection of your dog
  • Provide comfort to patients and visitors in hospital settings and hospice care

FINANCIAL SUPPORT
  • For those who have the desire to help but lack the time, consider making a tax-deductible donation to Paws and Think, Inc.

Skills

  • People Skills
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Animal Therapy
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Elder care
  • Crisis Intervention

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • We suggest 20 hours per year
  • Youth 12-18 may volunteer with a parent/guardian
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