Kids Can Help Shelter Pets, Too

While our volunteer program is designed for individuals 17 years of age and older, children under 17 can still make a difference in the lives of our shelter pets by:

  • A great way to help animals in our community is through fostering a dog or cat! Animal fostering is when your family provides short-term care to shelter animals in your home before they’re adopted. If your family is interested in learning more about fostering an animal from the MD SPCA, please contact foster@mdspca.org
  • Eagle Scout and Gold Award Projects. If you are interested in helping the Maryland SPCA through an Eagle Scout or Gold Award Project, please contact the Humane Education department at HumaneEd@mdspca.org or 410-235-8826 ext. 5002. Past projects have included building an exercise yard for our shelter animals, planting trees, building benches, making community cat shelters, and more! Projects are accepted based on shelter need and availability.

Do you have an idea for a project that you don’t see above? Please contact us to discuss your ideas at HumaneEd@mdspca.org or 410-235-8826 ext. 5002.

 

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