Battersea calls on Ashford residents to help save animals in need
Battersea Ashford Community
Submitted by Battersea
Battersea Dogs and Cats Home calls on residents of Ashford, Kent to help homeless dogs and cats in need as the much-loved animal charity seeks to recruit more volunteers for the placement community.
Since launching in the town of Kent last year, the Communities program has successfully relocated 24 animals to new, happy homes.
About 30 miles from the Brands Hatch center in Battersea, the association hopes to relocate even more animals to the area through the program, where volunteers temporarily care for dogs or cats while actively trying to find them a home. permanent magnet.
Rosy Price, Battersea Volunteer Services Manager, said: “At Battersea we always go the extra mile to help our animals and we would like more people to help us in our mission to get more of our rescues to new homes. happy and loving. . Our communities are helping us to relocate more animals to areas where we do not have existing relocation centers.
“We currently have six community volunteers for placement in the Ashford area, and following the success of the program so far, we are looking to recruit ten additional people to help our dogs and cats. “
Battersea is currently looking for candidates who ideally live in TN23-30 zip codes. Each volunteer will have to commit to caring for a dog or cat for a few months until they find a new family.
Applicants should also have access to a car and preferably live in a household without other animals or young children. Volunteers will also receive ongoing support, behavioral training, and Battersea will provide everything needed to care for the animal, such as food and veterinary treatments.
If you live in the Ashford area but don’t meet the criteria to become a Community Placement Volunteer, Battersea is also looking for dog and cat enthusiasts to volunteer their time at local events, such as the Kent County Show. Find out all the details and how to get involved here.