We have several options to give back to the animal rescue community while we are in New Orleans.
Donations: We will be collecting donations of money and enrichment toys. (Kong or other easily sanitized toys) for the SPCA. Look for the ODD Gives Back banner at the conference for the collection bin. We will present our collection to the SPCA during the program on Wednesday.
Tour and Service Project: On Thursday at 2pm you can join us for a tour and service project at the Louisiana SPCA. After our tour we will help out by pulling weeds in the dog yards, stuffing Kongs, and socializing with the kitties.
Space is limited for the SPCA visit so sign up when you register for the conference. The activity is free, but you will need to provide your own transportation. We suggest you carpool, share Ubers, etc.
(*Please note, if you are participating in the Tour and Service Project you can't take the Culinary and Cultural Tour because it will not get back in time. You will need to choose one or the other.)
Villalobos Rescue Center
Dog Walking: We have included a link to their volunteering page here. The only volunteer activity they allow is walking the dogs. Complete instructions including the walking times are available on their volunteering page.
We are unable to organize this activity for you but we know there is a lot of interest in helping out at Villalobos Rescue Center. We hope some of you will take the opportunity to give back in this way by walking the dogs!
Address: 4525 North Claiborne Avenue, New Orleans LA 70117.
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