Volunteer

The animals are waiting to spend time with you!

How Your Time and Attention Makes a Difference

The helping hands of a DMCASF volunteer touch the lives of many individuals and animals. As a DMCASF volunteer, you contribute to the community and ensure the quality of life for yourself and animals in the community. You are part of the solution to homelessness by working to make the community safe and more humane by helping to spread the word about responsible pet ownership. Volunteering will give you warm fuzzies from grateful animals who you have been kind to and comforted, shown attention to, spent time with, and helped to be less afraid of humans and more social. Animal socialization dramatically increases an animal's chances of adoption! There are also added health benefits for volunteers- walking, exercise, lower blood pressure, and decreased loneliness, even if you are not able to have a pet of your own. You are sure to make new friends- two and four legged alike!

In today’s busy world, it takes a very special person to devote their precious time to an organization like ours. And we recognize that it takes compassion, devotion and understanding to carry out this mission. Your love and respect of animals has brought you to our organization and we look forward to working with you.

Thank you for your interest in becoming a volunteer for the Macon County Animal Control and Care Center.

About Macon County Animal Control and Care Center

The Macon County Animal Care and Control Center processes over 2,000 animals each year. They are an open intake shelter, which means that stray and surrendered animals are accepted regardless of age, physical condition or adopt-ability. The Decatur Macon County Animal Shelter Foundation (DMCASF) helps in the care, treatment and adoptive efforts of the stray and surrendered animals at the Macon County Animal Care and Control Center. The Foundation relies on volunteers to help us in our mission.



Where do I sign up?

Ways To Volunteer

Have extra time? You can choose how to help!

Become a Volunteer

What you need to know before the fun can start!

Volunteer Application

The gift of your time makes a huge difference in the life of a shelter animal!