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German Shepherd Rescue Central Texas
Time and Talents


Available Dogs
Adoption Info.
Adoption Days and Events
Contact Us
Become a Foster Family!
How To Help
Sucess Stories and Memorials

Volunteer: Time and Talents

-Go to the local shelter and see if the dog is the breed the shelter says it is or go with rescue to be a second opinion on the dog
-Volunteer to handle a dog at an adoption day
-Make a few phone calls
-Mail out applications to people who've requested them
-Provide local vet clinics with contact information for educational materials on responsible pet ownership
-Donate time to take good photos of foster dogs for adoption flyers, etc.
-Conduct a home visit or accompany a rescue person on the home visit
-Have a yard sale and donate the money to rescue
-Volunteer to do rescue in your area
-Talk to all your friends about adopting and fostering rescue dogs
-Interview vets to encourage them to offer discounts to rescues
-Provide post-adoption follow up or support
-Volunteer to screen calls for rescue ads
-Go to local businesses and solicit donations for a club's fundraising events
-Offer to try and help owners be better pet owners by holding a grooming seminar

-Write a column for your local newspaper or club newsletter on dogs on dogs currently looking for homes or ways to help rescue
-Take photos of dogs available for adoption for use by the group
-Maintain web sites listing/showing dogs available
-Help organize and run fundraising events
-Help maintain the paperwork files associated with each dog or enter the information into a database
-Use your video camera to film a rescue dog in action
-Lend your artistic talents to your groups newsletter, fundraising ideas, t-shirt designs
-Educate local shelters and meet with shelter staff about how to identify your breed, or provide photos and breed information showing the different types of that breed which may come in
-Help pet owners be better pet owners by being available to answer training questions
-Put together an *Owner's Manual* for those who adopt rescued dogs of your breed
-Donate your professional services as an accountant or lawyer
-Donate other services if you run your own business
-Organize a rescued dog picnic or other event to reunite the rescued dogs that have been placed