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Dog Socializing

    Dog Socialization Form

    Program Requirements

    1. Applicants for this program are required to be 19 years of age.
    2. This program does not count toward community service hours.
    3. Applicants must be able to commit to one shift weekly for a minimum of 6 months.
    4. Regular internet access and communication via e-mail is necessary.
    5. Applicants must be physically capable of handling all breeds, all sizes and all energy levels of dogs.
    6. Applicants must attend & pass our Dog Socialization orientation prior to commencing volunteering (this includes passing handling training).
    7. E-mail is the primary means for communication. Please check your inbox and junk mailbox for your upcoming orientation e-mail.
    8. Bonus – We would love it if you could commit to attending at least 1 of our fundraising events per year

    About You

    Do you have any physical limitations?

    Do you have any allergies?

    When was the last time you visited our shelter?

    Have you ever attended one of our Volunteer Orientations?

    On a scale of 1 to 10, 1 being the lowest, please rate yourself honestly on these abilities/traits:

    Do you know any LCHS Staff members or volunteers?

    Your Pets

    Are there any pets in your household?

    Do you take your pets to see a Veterinarian Regularly?

    Are your pets up-to-date with their vaccinations?

    Do we have permission to discuss with your Veterinarian any questions or concerns we have regarding your pets?

    Past Experience and General Information

    Have you ever had any positive or negative dealings with LCHS or any other SPCA?

    Are you affiliated with any other animal rescue groups?

    Volunteer shift availability

    Are you available to volunteer on Holidays?

    Please provide a name and phone number of 2 personal references who can comment on your suitability for volunteering with us

    Please list 2 emergency contact numbers for yourself


    Please Note: if you are no longer interested in volunteering or you have any questions, please email our coordinator at

    The LCHS appreciates the interest of our applicants, we recognize that your time is valuable and we thank you and appreciate that you are considering giving that time to help animals at the Lincoln County Humane Society!

    I acknowledge the above information is correct and volunteering is conducted at my own risk, including transmission of viruses or diseases to my own pets. I signify that all of the information contained herein is true and understand that any false information will result in immediate application denial. The LCHS reserves the right to refuse any applicant.