Court-Ordered Community Service

Who can participate?
Paws Humane Community Service program is provided for individuals who are completing community service for court or preemptive community service as recommended by legal counsel. You must be 18 years or older to participate.

How to get started?
Orientations are held in the community room at Paws Humane every Thursday at 1 p.m. If you arrive late, you will be asked to leave and attend another session. At orientation, you will receive the rules and regulations form as well as a bite/scratch policy form. An individual cannot participate until this paperwork is turned in. No advance registration is required.

What charges are accepted?
Traffic citations, DUI, and misdemeanor drug charges are acceptable to participate in the community service program. Charges we do not accept are animal cruelty, theft, assault and arson.

What to bring?
Please bring your picture ID as well as proof of your citation. This includes any paperwork that verifies the type of citation received, hours required and the name/number of your attorney/case worker.

What to expect?
Duties may include cleaning animal rooms, washing dishes, folding laundry, sweeping and mopping, picking up litter, filling water dishes, walking dogs and various other tasks as assigned. Work times are 7 a.m.-12 p.m. or 7 a.m.-4 p.m. These times are available seven days a week.

If you have questions regarding our community service program, please email communityservice@pawshumane.org.

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