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Woof, Woof! Entertain and Exercise Rescued Dogs

Woof, Woof! Entertain and Exercise Rescued Dogs

Support Local Shelter Dogs

Date: September 22 | Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Venue: Franklin County Dog Shelter & Adoption Center

4340 Tamarack Blvd
Columbus, OH 43229

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Franklin County Dog Shelter & Adoption Center is committed to saving lives. Their shelter is the largest county shelter in Ohio. Last year they took in over 9,000 dogs and puppies, including all stray dogs in the county as well as owner surrenders and unwanted litters of puppies.


Join Besa and FCDSAC to support local shelter dogs. As a volunteer, you'll make enrichment toys, such as "pupsicles" and snuffle mats, or help provide a clean environment for the pups. All volunteers will also have the opportunity to take dogs on a walk. Enrichment toys, a clean space, and walks provide entertainment and comfort for dogs, which reduces stress while living in shelter environments. Less stress results in happier, more adoptable animals.

  • A lead volunteer from FCDSAC will provide a brief training and orientation
  • This is a teen-friendly opportunity, but all minors must be accompanied by an adult. You must be at least 18 to walk a dog.
  • Closed-toe shoes are required.
  • We encourage wearing clothing that you don't mind getting dirty
  • Please dress for the weather as walks will be outside. FCDSAC encourages wearing layers and clothing with pockets. 
  • This event is not recommended for those with a peanut allergy.
  • Parking is available in the surface lot.
  • This event is ADA accessible. 
  • Court-appointed volunteering: At this time, we can not accept court-appointed requests.


Click here for more information about the Franklin County Dog Shelter & Adoption Center and the amazing work they do.