The animals particularly need comforting cuddles when they've undergone certain treatments.
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Welcome to The Humane Society of Tampa Bay.
Dogs love a good cuddle.
via: FacebookAnd I don't know about you, but cuddling a dog can make me feel pretty good too.
Protectors of all animals.
Hey there, little guy...
via: FacebookI imagine that it must be hard for the volunteers not to adopt all of the dogs and take them home.
All the love...
via: FacebookWithout any of the responsibility of having to look after a pet full-time! Volunteering at the shelter would be ideal for anyone who isn't allowed a pet at home.
via: FacebookSpending quality time with animals can do wonders for your mental health.
Volunteers turn these dogs lives' around.
via: FacebookAbandoned, scared, and alone, when these pooches enter the shelter, they've lost everything - including their faith in humans. It's the job of the volunteers to restore that trust and remind them that they can be loved.
Cuddles are powerful.
via: FacebookThe Humane Society of Tampa offers an ingenious service wherein companies can arrange a Break Time Buddies session. Whether it's a chance for some downtime for the office team on a Friday afternoon or a way to break up the week, a bit of doggy therapy has been proven to improve the working week.
Fancy a game of fetch?
via: FacebookThere's also plenty of opportunities for volunteers to come and throw a ball around with some of the more lively pooches. I mean, look at how cute this guy is, how could you say no?
via: FacebookOne of the main reasons that the shelter needs cuddle volunteers is to support the pooches after they've had operations or when they're a little poorly.
If only I lived in Florida...
@for_pittys If i lived there I'd be the first in line— D.J. (@D.J.)1548993278.0
But be sure to check out the shelters near you...
🐾 Mason is 4 and comes in to our Aberdeenshire centre regularly to donate dog food. He adores the dogs and will sit… https://t.co/GIpxr0UADO— Scottish SPCA 🐾 (@Scottish SPCA 🐾)1573984800.0