RSPCA needs volunteers in Leicester – here’s what’s on offer

A rescue centre for cats, dogs and other pets in Leicester is asking for people to help it out as its gets back on its feet after the pandemic.

Woodside Animal Centre has once again opened its doors to the public, with a lots of animals waiting to find their forever family.

The centre is looking for caring and kind individuals to spend time with the animals – many of which are traumatised and scared of humans – on a voluntary basis.

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Amanda Lovett, manager of the centre, said: “Sometimes we reach a point where the cattery is bursting at the seams and have a lot of dogs in care,

“We sometimes find it hard to keep up with the work and spend as much time as we’d like with these traumatised and lonely animals.”

Jobs such as feeding and playing with the animals, and walking the dogs, are on offer.

Mrs Lovett said: “We are looking for people who care about animals and would want to see these cats and dogs that are in care have a good time while waiting for their forever homes.

“It’s volunteers who help us give these animals the love and attention they need.”

However, if getting your hands dirty is not your thing, the charity is encouraging people to make donations or get involved in sponsored events, or even volunteering in one of its charity shops.

For more information about how to help out, whether it’s through volunteering or donations, you can visit the website.

Leicestershire Live – Leicester News