Make a Positive Impact

There are so many ways that you can make a positive impact at the Columbus Animal Care Services Shelter. The Columbus Animal Care Services Department gratefully accepts donations for the pets housed at the shelter. Whether it is through donations of products, money or your time – anything you are willing to give is greatly appreciated.

Volunteer Opportunities:

If you would like to volunteer your time, you are always welcome out at the Animal Care Services Shelter! Please complete our Volunteer Application and a member of the CACS team will be in touch with you to discuss opportunities with you.

Here are just a few of the things that you could do out at the shelter:

  • Take a pet for a walk
  • Have ‘play time’ with a pet
  • Help feed the pets
  • Help clean up the kennels
  • Help with laundry

Please note: Volunteers under 13 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian while at the shelter. All volunteers must sign a liability waiver prior to working.

Animal Care Services

2730 Arnold Street
Columbus, IN 47203
(812) 376-2505
TDD: Call 711
Contact Us

After Hours Call
(812) 379-1689 to have an Animal Control Officer paged.

Our Hours
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon

Closed on Thursdays, Sundays and Holidays