Prairie Paws Animal Shelter Streamlines Volunteer Program - Prairie Paws


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(Ottawa, KS, 02.28.2019)— Prairie Paws Animal Shelter has been depending upon the generosity of amazing volunteers for over 70 years. Cassie Myers the new Community Outreach / Volunteer Coordinator has streamlined the application process to make it easier to volunteer for homeless pets in our community.  All volunteers new and current will need to apply online at


No need to attend a volunteer orientation!


“Volunteering and assisting others can help folks overcome depression, it’s enriching not only for humans but for the homeless pets as well as provides a sense of purpose. We are so excited to revamp the Prairie Paws Volunteer program and hopefully make it for accessible for more volunteers to come help the shelter pets find their forever homes. We can’t do what we do without the help of our amazing volunteers.” Melissa Reed, Executive Director, Prairie Paws Animal Shelter


Prairie Paws Animal Shelter is a private, no kill, 501 (c)(3), non-profit shelter, founded over 70 years ago by Beatrice Martin Peck. Prairie Paws Animal Shelter’s Mission Statement is to provide compassionate care and placement for animals in need.