Nebraska Humane Society

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Year Founded:
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Nancy Hintz
Main Address:
8929 Fort Street
Omaha, NE 68134
Volunteer Opportunity:

Canine Companion

The Canine Companion Program is an extension of the NHS’ Behavior department. Our goal is to provide behavioral support to ALL the dogs in our care including carrying out plans to reduce the dogs’ stress and provide the dogs with a positive environment while they await their forever homes.

Provide positive human interactions through exercise and play
Daily enrichment and training
Kennel support
Adoption advocacy
Humane and safe animal handling according to the Nebraska Humane Society’s Standard Operating Procedures.
While handling animals, must report any behavior or medical observations that could compromise the welfare of the animal.
Interact with other volunteers, staff and visitors in a professional and courteous manner

Volunteers Must:
Walk dogs in all weather
Pick up dog feces and clean up after dogs
Tolerate odors of all sorts
Have an e-mail address that you check on a regular basis (this is the primary way we communicate with volunteers)

This is a very active volunteer experience and you can plan to be on your feet for up to 2 hours while working with the dogs.

It is an individual opportunity
No skills required but previous experience with animals is a plus
Monday through Sunday, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.


Open to

Skills Needed

No skills required


Next occurrence is
Sun, 10/25/2020  
(11:15am - 12:15pm)
Repeats every day 365 times.
Sunday, October 25th, 2020
Duration of 1 hour(s)

Location Details

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Nebraska Humane Society
8929 Fort Street