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Cat Connoisseur

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Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control

  • 83 people are interested

Interact with and socialize cats by giving them love, comfort, and playtime while they wait to be adopted.

Activities include brushing, quiet reading, and more.

Volunteers should be comfortable with cats and have some basic knowledge of feline body language and stress signals.

Cat connoisseur volunteers are required to take and pass the hands-on "Cat Handling" training class provided by our behavior staff.

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About Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control

Location:

7100 Belvedere Road, West Palm Beach, FL 33411, US

Mission Statement

Palm Beach County Animal Care & Control is comprised of a dedicated group of animal-loving staff and volunteers who aid in the adoption of homeless pets in Palm Beach County. We keep the community up to date on events, adoption promotions, and pets in need at our local county shelter. Please consider joining our team.

Description

  • Encourage pet owners to be responsible for pets in their care by providing educational programs on humane treatment, animal behavior training, and proper control.

  • Appropriately enforce county, state, and federal animal laws.

  • Provide safe shelter and veterinary care for lost, abandoned and unwanted animals.

  • Return to owners or adopt to new homes, as many impounded animals as possible.

  • Humanly euthanize injured, sick, and unwanted animals.

  • Encourage spay/neuter and provide reduced-cost surgery for Palm Beach County pet owners through our Spay Shuttle nonprofit program.

  • Conduct other effective programs, which protect the health, safety and welfare of animals and the residents of Palm Beach County.

  • Provide excellence in customer service.

Animals

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

7100 Belvedere RoadWest Palm Beach, FL 33411

(26.69068,-80.15969)
 

SKILLS

  • Animal Care / Handling

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Scheduling is very flexible, but we do ask that volunteers commit to at least one shift (2-3 hours) weekly or bi-weekly for a minimum of 4 months.
  • Take & pass the hands-on "Cat Handling" training class.

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