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Woof, Woof! Support Rescued Dogs

Woof, Woof! Support Rescued Dogs

Support Local Shelter Dogs

Date: May 7 | Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 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 may help with a variety tasks, including making enrichment toys, such as "pupsicles" and snuffle mats, and helping provide a clean environment for the pups. Depending on the weather and dog population at the shelter, volunteers may also have the opportunity to exercise and walk dogs. 

Volunteers are required to bring their own face masks and must be worn at all times. Social distancing will be observed.

The health and safety of volunteers is a priority. If you are sick, over the age of 60, or have a chronic health condition, it is in your best interest to stay home. Click here for more information about COVID-19.

  • A lead volunteer from FCDSAC will provide a brief training and orientation
  • 14 is the minimum age required and 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.