How to Help
Slumber Pawty Program
Are you looking to enrich the life of a shelter dog? As a Slumber Pawty Program participant, you provide our dogs with a much-needed break from the stress of the shelter environment while at the same time, enjoying the company of a dog without the full commitment. The concept is simple: Open your home to a shelter dog for a weekend. We just ask that all participants keep their furry friend through Monday if possible.
In the shelter environment, dogs are at risk of declining no matter how much walking and enrichment they receive. Slumber Pawties act much like weekends to our own work week, allowing time to rest, recharge and reduce some stress before we face the next week. The information we learn about a dog’s personality in a home environment is extremely helpful in matching them with potential adopters. This program is year-round (holidays included) so you can take a shelter dog anytime.
We are happy to help assign a dog based on your specific needs. Please note that we rarely have small breed dogs or puppies available as this program is designed to benefit our adult dogs, especially those that require homes with no other pets.