Volunteer Information


Thank you for your interest in Memphis Animal Services volunteer program. Volunteers are a valuable asset to Memphis Animal Services and to the many animals that pass through our center.

Time and energy contributed by volunteers will help to keep this volunteer program functioning. Since our volunteer support is so extremely important, your decision to participate must be made with the full understanding of the commitment and responsibility it demands.

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer at Memphis Animal Services, please call (901) 636-1448 for more information or return a completed application to Memphis Animal Services, 2350 Appling City Cove Memphis, TN 38133 or fax to (901) 636-1430. We hope that the time you spend here will be a very rewarding experience.

Volunteer Mission Statement

The volunteer program was developed to promote and compliment the work of Memphis Animal Services in a voluntary capacity.


  • To promote and support the work of Memphis Animal Services to compliment staff efforts
  • To provide care and assistance to the animals at Memphis Animal Services
  • To assist with furthering the services and programs of Memphis Animal Services
  • To provide public awareness and education on the proper care and treatment of animals
  • To promote the human - animal bond



  • The joy of returning pets to their families
  • Placing pets into deserving homes
  • Listing animals that will become loving pets on the website
  • Welcoming new visitors to the center
  • Making people aware of the needs of animals
  • Being part of the solution to problems surrounding pet overpopulation


    Animal Shelter Volunteers

    Animal Shelter welcomes new volunteers.


    Volunteers are vital to any community based program. The Animal Shelter is no different. We rely on our volunteers for support in a variety of important and truly life saving endeavors from customer service and adoption assistance to helping people reunite with their lost pet and assistance at off-site adoption event. There are countless ways in which you can help. On Saturday, January 29, Memphis Animal Services and the Friends of Memphis Animal Services, a 501(c)3 organization with a mission to support and assist the shelter, welcomed 15 new volunteers to our organization. We are so lucky to have such a dedicated and committed group of citizens. If you are interested in giving of yourself and helping the animals in our community by becoming a volunteer please see our web site and click on "volunteer information."

  • Contact Us:
    2350 Appling City Cove
    Memphis, TN 38133
    Phone: 901-636-1416

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