Donate and Volunteer

Volunteering at Animal Shelters, to foster animals and for special events

Thank you for your interest. TAS is accepting volunteer applications for the PetSmart adoption program and for kitten fostering. We are not accepting new applications at this time for dog walking or cat cuddling. Please check back in a few months!

Volunteer opportunities at Toronto Animal Services

When Animal Services is accepting volunteers, they offer opportunities to for dog walking, cat and small mammal cuddling, Petsmart adoptions and cat fostering.  Volunteer applications will continue to be accepted from those members of the public who wish to open up their home to temporarily foster mother cats with kittens.

How to apply to volunteer at Animal Shelters, to foster animals and to assist with special events

Return this completed application form to Toronto Animal Services by mail, email to or at one of the Animal Services shelters.  Applications are retained for 6 months; if you do not hear from Animal Services, please re-apply.

Other volunteer opportunities

The Trap, Neuter, Return program also has several volunteer opportunities.  Learn more here.

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