Volunteering is fun, and really make our animals happy!

  • Walk, groom and spend time with the shelter's dogs.

  • Spend time with the cats, click here for video,

  • Foster home dogs & puppies, cats & kittens DESPERATELY NEEDED! Click here to see why fostering is so important! Click here for foster puppy video! 

  • Volunteer with our Pittsburgh Mills PetSmart cats & kittens.

  • Video our animals to add to pets’ Petfinder.

  • Offsite events (fund raisers, pet adoption days).

  • General maintenance.

  • Follow-up calls for adopted animals.

  • Prepare newspapers for cage use (may be done offsite). Click here for a video on how to get them ready for us to use! 


PLEASE NOTE: Volunteers must be 16 years old. Those younger than 18 must always volunteer with a trained adult.


To get signed up for volunteer training, email orphansvolunteer@hotmail.com.


Those needing volunteer hours for community service should contact the shelter directly at 724.548.4520.