Here at Paws and Claws, our volunteers help us to keep our organisation running so that we can continue to rescue and re-home animals.

No matter your experience, we welcome you to pop in any day of the week to help us maintain our shelter. This can include walking the dogs, feeding the cats and dogs, cleaning the shelter and - of course - playing with all of our furry friends!

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Check out this viral Tik Tok of one of our lovely volunteers looking after Diego for a day!

If you like the look of Diego, you will find others just like him on our adoption page.

If you are interested in volunteering, please fill out the application below and a member of our team will be in touch.


Thank you for offering to Volunteer with Paws and Claws.


Volunteers agree to adhere to Paws and Claws policies and procedures and follow the instruction from Paws and Claws management and staff at all times.


Paws and Claws adheres to Government regulations for workplace behaviours and practices, including the Workplace Health and Safety Act, and Discrimination Act and does not tolerate bullying and harassment. In addition, Paws and Claws Management has imposed a number of additional restrictions for personnel working within the organisation;


The minimum age to commence volunteering at Paws and Claws unsupervised is 18 years of age.


The Volunteer must cease work at Paws and Claws when directed by Paws and Claws Management.