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PetPals Volunteer Application

If you are interested in becoming a PetPals volunteer you must be 18 years old and be able to commit to 2-4 hours a month for at least 6 months. Please first review the requirements for your pet and then fill out the form below.

Requirements for FriendshipWorks PetPals Dogs and Cats:

  • Be at least 18 months of age
  • Have lived for at least 6 months with volunteer applicant prior to the date of application
  • Be able to obey basic commands including “sit,” “stay” and “heel” (dogs only)
  • Be able to walk with a harness or a leash
  • Comfortable around multiple people and enjoy being petted by them
  • Comfortable with travel
  • Be on flea and tick control
  • Not on a raw diet
  • Have had a physical exam within 12 months of screening
  • Attend the PetPals Animal Assessment Screening to be scheduled by FriendshipWorks staff


Basic Information
First Name *
Last Name *
Address Information
Address Line 1 *
City *
State/Province *
Postal Code *
Contact Information
Pet Information
Has your pet been through professional obedience training?
Although not required, has your pet visited in nursing homes, hospitals, schools, or any other facilities?
Has your pet ever bitten and/or caused bodily harm to a person or another animal?
If you have a dog or a cat, is your pet on diet of raw food?
If you have a dog or a cat, is your pet on flea and tick control?
If you have a cat, is it able to walk with a leash or harness?
If you have a cat, is it declawed?
Volunteer Information
Which neighborhoods are you willing to travel to? Check any that apply
Will you travel to visits by car?
Will you rely on public transportation?
Emergency Contact Information
References - Please provide two references (other than a relative). At least one of the references should know your pet
1st Reference Information
2nd Reference Information (Knows Your Pet)
Other FriendshipWorks Opportunities
FriendshipWorks has a variety of volunteer opportunities. Please select any others that you might be interested in.
Demographic Information

Because FriendshipWorks and our sponsors embrace diversity, we are frequently asked to describe the make-up of our volunteer community. For this reason, we ask volunteers to tell us how they identify themselves. We appreciate you filling out the information below.