Animal services

Colleton County Animal Services needs volunteers for Dia de los Perros

COLLETON COUNTY, SC (WCBD) – Colleton County Animal Services is looking for volunteers to help bring dogs to an event on Johns Island this Sunday.

Dia de los Perros is held at the Tattooed Moose on Maybank Highway from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Guests can enjoy a costume contest, live music, food and drink, vendors, and adoptable dogs from various local animal shelters.

Colleton County Animal Services hopes to bring 10 dogs to the event and needs volunteers to transport the dogs and help out at the event.

Volunteers can sign up for one of the following jobs:

  • Transporting dogs: load crates/dogs into vehicles and bring dogs to/from event, unload dogs, wipe down crates if necessary.
    • 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. transport to the event.
    • 5:15 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. transport from the event.
  • Event setup: load event items into vehicles, transport to event location, set up at event.
  • Adoption Counselor: Greet visitors, offer information/answer questions about dogs, help with adoption applications, process payments, distribute adoption files, return needed materials to the shelter after the event.
  • Dog trainer: walk dogs safely throughout the event, ensure dogs have water, clean crates, monitor interactions.
  • Event dismantling: Break down event objects, load them into vehicles, and bring the objects back to safety.

To volunteer, email [email protected]