Clara first started volunteering with BHS in February of 2022. Since that time, Clara has been involved in many areas of volunteering, most notably with our dogs. Staff loves working with her. She has a fantastic attitude and has proven to be a fast and eager learner.
Why did you get involved with volunteering at BHS?
I started volunteering at BHS during COVID to help displaced animals or those who lost an owner make connections and not feel alone.
What’s your favorite area to volunteer in?
I mainly work with dogs and love to see them light up when they get to have some interaction. My goal was to make a big difference to them, but honestly, the dogs have really helped me. I like to joke that my volunteer shifts are really my therapy!
What is your favorite part about volunteering?
My favorite part of volunteering is seeing the joy that even a few minutes of time with an animal can bring to them. The BHS community has also been so welcoming and fun to be a part of. I have dedicated a lot of my time to volunteering at BHS events specifically, like Woofstock!! It was so fun to see how many people turned out for the event throughout the day. I hope that I can encourage more people to volunteer or foster because it is one of the most meaningful things in my life. The only downside is the looks I get from my own pets when I come home smelling like other fur babies! Shoutout to my best boy, Bupps!