about the events

Imagine being part of the most wonderful day for over 300 previously abandoned dogs, when they go home with their new family.

Share new families’ joy and excitement as they choose their new dog. Then multiply all that by 300 or more!

read about the ways in which you can volunteer before and on event day then complete the sign up form.

The dogs’ and adopters’ experience is very much dependent on you. To volunteer you must feel that you can do this job very well!

what happens!

Required: You will need to be available to attend a compulsory training session two weeks before the event, be able to arrive on event day by 8am, be very flexible and willing to help wherever we need you and stay and help until at least 4pm.

Minimum age 12, each  12-17 sign up and volunteer with an adult.

There will be over 200 of you volunteering: with over 300 dogs from 15 rescues and over 2,000 members of the public.

Instructions: You will also be receiving very specific guidelines via email.

Jobs on Event Day

Event day: mornings are the busiest. In The Afternoons your dog may be adopted so please go to the reassignment center and we'll give you lots more to do!

Dog Handler: 85% of you will be handlers. All the dogs are on leash & are friendly with dogs & people. You're a big part of getting them a new home. 

Greeter: Giving a joyful, informative first impression to thousands of excited adopters.
Parker: We have over 1,000 cars to park, so your contribution is essential.
Guard Dogs: Woofing at exits and checking paperwork!

Jobs Before the Event

Poster Distribution: Help us put up 6,500 posters and flyers at all sorts of appropriate locations advertising the event.

We need 50 volunteers. Let us know how many posters you'd like!

Volunteer sign up is now closed for this event. Please check back in mAy 2020 to sign up for our June 14th 202o event