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If you love puppies and dogs and enjoy volunteering …

then ADW is the place for you!

You will be with our dedicated canines who truly touch and change so many lives. Our volunteers can be Puppy Sitters, Puppy Raisers, special events assistants, and more.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES (Must be at least 18 years old.)

    • Puppy Raisers
    • Puppy Sitters
    • Dog Snuggles / Grooming
    • Rail Trail Walks
    • Hiking with an ADW Canine
    • Vet Transport
    • Outside Training Yard Activities (Weather Permitting)
    • Fundraising
    • Marketing / Public Relations
    • Volunteer Expertise: Special training that a volunteer could offer to Assistance Dogs of the West (e.g. CPR trainer, accountant, photographer, writer, etc.)


For a Volunteer Application, please send a request to

We’ll get one to you right away!

Once complete, email your finished application back to or mail it to:
Assistance Dogs of the West
P.O. Box 31027
Santa Fe, NM 87594