Volunteers Always Needed

The Animal Welfare League NSW Hawkesbury Branch is always looking for volunteers.

Volunteers are needed as foster carers which is considered one of the most rewarding ways to help dogs and cats.

Fostering provides them with a stable home environment where they can learn to trust people while they become used to everyday situations while developing their social skills as they wait for the new forever homes.

Volunteers are also needed for fundraising, administration or providing transportation for carers and their charges to their appointments.

AWL is always seeking items associated with caring for animals: such as, dog collars and leads, cat litter trays and litter, blankets and towels for bedding and consumable items of pet foods for cats and kittens, puppies and dogs.

Cash donations over $2 are tax-deductible.

The Animal Welfare League NSW Hawkesbury Branch can assist financially in desexing pets via the Companion Animal Assistance Scheme (CAAS) which is available to pensioners and low-income earners in the Hawkesbury area. Contact Leonie on 0402 086 580 for details.

The Hawkesbury Branch meets on the 1st Saturday of each month from 11am at the Richmond Club, 6 Market Street, Richmond.

The Western Suburbs and Hills District Branch has rescued over 3,000 animals from local pounds and has provided subsidised desexing to thousands of local residents every year since it was established in the 1970s.

To find out more about the subsidised pet desexing or cat and kitten adoptions email: [email protected]

Western Suburbs Branch meetings are held on the 2nd Wednesday of every month at the Reg Byrne Community Centre, located on the corner of Fyall and Darcy Roads, Wentworthville NSW, from 7.30 pm to 9.30 pm.

The Animal Welfare League NSW Animal Shelter is at 1605 Elizabeth Drive, Kemp’s Creek. In the past 12 months, it has helped find homes for 2,166 pets through adoption and found foster homes for 530 pets.

The past 12 months has seen Animal Welfare League NSW desex 7,015 domestic pets.

To find out more about what animals are available for adoption or how to help visit www.awlnsw.com.au

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