1. Foster a Dog (go to http://f1.grp.yahoofs.com/v1/IK7pR1vlZWuml4-dmo4GqKyisSCK0GtL4vRcDOyBRqve7aZ1I_6tb0Nf5N5ciZhYhwNq8OqnEIfeiDUxMg/Corgi-L%20Volunteers/PWCR_foster_inquiry.doc and submit it to the closest organization on the Finding a Rescue page.
2. Adopt a dog (see helpful links for where to begin your search!)
3. Transport a dog (Not all jobs involve fostering, we have many other jobs such as helping with transport that are so very helpful!)
4. Donate a dog bed, towels or other bedding
5. Donate MONEY
6. Donate a Kong - a Nylabone - a Hercules - a Buster cube
7. Donate a crate
8. Donate an exercise pen or baby gates
9. Donate a food dish or a stainless bucket for a crate
10. Donate a leash
11. Donate a collar
12. Donate some treats or a bag of food
13. Donate a Halti or Promise collar
14. Walk a dog
15. Groom a dog
16. Donate some grooming supplies (shampoos, combs, brushes, etc.)
17. Go to the local shelter and see if that is really a corgi or go with rescue to be a second opinion on the dog
18. Make a few phone calls
19. Mail out applications to people who've requested them
20. Provide local vet clinics with contact information for
educational materials on corgis
21. Drive a dog to and from vet appointments
22. Donate long distance calling cards
23. Attend public education days and try to educate people on
responsible pet ownership
24. Donate a gift certificate to a pet store
25. Donate a raffle item if your club is holding a fund raiser
26. Donate flea stuff (Advantage, etc.)
27. Donate heart-worm pills
28. Donate a first aid kit
29. Provide a shoulder to cry on when the rescue person is
30. Pay the boarding fees to board a dog for a week or two
31. Be a Santi-paws foster to give the foster a break for a few hours or days.
32. Clip coupons for dog food or treats.
33. Bake some homemade doggie biscuits.
34. Offer use of your computer to print forms
35. Host rescue photos with an information link on your website
36. Donate time to take good photos of foster corgis for adoption flyers, etc.
37. Conduct a home visit or accompany a rescue person on the home visit
38. Go with rescue person to the vet to help if there is more than one dog
39. Have a yard sale and donate the money to rescue
40. Be volunteer to do rescue in your area.
41. Take advantage of a promotion on the web or store offering a free ID tag and instead of getting it for your own dog, have the tag inscribed with your Club's name and phone # to contact This makes a reusable ID tag for dogs while in foster care.
42. Talk to all your friends about adopting and fostering rescue dogs
43. Donate vet services or a spay or neuter each year or some vaccinations
44. Interview vets to encourage them to offer discounts to rescues
45. Write a column for your local newspaper or club newsletter on dogs currently looking for homes or ways to help rescue
46. Take photos of dogs available for adoption for use by the Club
47. Maintain web sites listing/showing dogs available
48. Help organize and run fundraising events
49. Help maintain the paperwork files associated with each dog or enter the information into a database
50. Tattoo a rescued dog
51. Microchip a rescued dog
52. Loan your carpet steam cleaner to someone who has fostered a dog that was sick or marked in the house
53. Donate a bottle of bleach or other cleaning products
54. Donate or loan a portable dog run to someone who doesn't have an area for quarantining a dog that has an unknown vaccination history and has been in a shelter
55. Drive the fosters' children to an activity so that the foster can take the dog to obedience class
56. Use your video camera to film a rescue dog in action
57. Pay the cost of taking a dog to obedience class
58. Be the one to take the dog to its obedience class
59. Go to the foster home once a week with your children and dogs to help socialize the dog
60. Help the foster clean up the yard (yes, we also have to scoop what those foster dogs poop)
61. Offer to test the foster dog with cats
62. If you have livestock, offer to test the foster dog around the livestock.
63. Pay for the dog to be groomed or take the dog to a "Do It
Yourself" Grooming Place
64. Bring the foster take-out so the foster doesn't have to cook
65. Pay a house-cleaning service to do the spring cleaning for
someone who fosters dogs all the time
66. Lend your artistic talents to your club's newsletter, fundraising ideas, t-shirt designs
67. Donate printer paper, envelopes and stamps to your rescue group
68. Go with a rescue person to the vet if a foster dog needs to be euthanized due to health or temperament issues. The foster family will need lots of hugs, too.
69. Go to local shelters and meet with shelter staff about how to identify a corgi.
70. Provide a shelter with breed information showing the different kinds of Corgis and the different color combinations
71. Go to local businesses and solicit donations for a club's
72. Offer to try and help owners be better pet owners by holding a grooming seminar
73. Help pet owners be better pet owners by being available to answer training questions
74. Donate or loan a crate if a dog needs to travel by air
75. Put together a *Corgi Owner's Manual* for those who adopt rescued Corgis
76. Provide post-adoption follow up or support
77. Do a pre-placement home inspection for a potential adopter
78. Pay for an ad in your local/metropolitan paper to help place rescue dogs.
79. Volunteer to screen calls for that ad. (What? A Corgi sheds? It barks? I didn't know.)
80. When you buy your own dog food, buy an extra bag for a foster home.
81. Get some friends together to build/repair pens for a foster home.
82. If you are a breeder, spay/neuter all pet pups before
they leave you. That way, their offspring won't become a rescue problem.
83. Microchip your own pups, and register the chips, so if your dogs ever come into rescue, you can be contacted to take responsibility for your pup
84. Donate a small percentage of the sale of each pup to rescue.
85. Save clean, groomed-out undercoat for that member who is a spinner and wants to make a hand-spun, woven item for fund-raising.
86. If your Rescue has an annual raffle, auction or other fund-
raiser, when you see a really neat dog-item you "have to have" - buy two, and donate one to Rescue.
87. Make financial arrangements in your will to cover the cost of caring for your dogs after you are gone - so Rescue won't have to.
88. Make a bequest in your will to your local Rescue.
89. Volunteer to pet sit so the foster can take time off
90. Volunteer to take a foster dog or rescue dog to local pet stores and "adopt" days to educate the public about the breed
91. Offer to pet-sit or feed for a weekend so the foster family can get away for a holiday.
92. Donate a computer
93. Donate the use of your scanner or digital camera
94. Donate the use of a photocopier
95. Donate a fax machine
96. Donate a color printer
97. Donate printer cartridges
98. Donate a box of printer paper
99. Use your graphic skills to produce flyers and information
100. Think of other ways to help Rescue, the dogs and your Rescue Representatives