Volunteer Experience

Isaac Cobb and Linh Le

We are really glad to have had this experience because it has opened our perspective to a new world of care in our lives.
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Georgia and George

HAS is not only caring for the animals, but spreading the message through schools to prevent abuse and create care.
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Csilla Dobos

This place amazed me every day, it was beautiful to see the staff and the volunteers working hard together for the wellbeing of the dogs…
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Natasha and Ryan

All the staff were very friendly and welcoming. The accommodation was in a very good location close to the shelter.
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Emanuel Stas

There is a whole Team at HAS supporting these animals - giving medical treatments, food, a safe environment and even tender, love and care!
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Vikram Varma

From feeding, to exercising and even bathing them, all the activities that I actively took part in made me realise that the privileged life that I’m living can only prove to be worth it if I do good to those that need our help…
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Manasa

As a volunteer I spend my weekends and any holiday that the college has to offer at the shelter. We volunteers help in walking dogs, bathing dogs, checking and removing ticks, cleaning kennels, cuddling puppies…
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Sarah Lo

The motley crew of dogs and cats at the shelter are treated with unconditional love and care. I'm so grateful for the opportunity to take part in this much-needed initiative…
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Danielle Andrea

We were especially grateful when we got the opportunity to renovate the cattery! Volunteering with animals at a shelter that is run and managed by such passionate people has been an unforgettable memory during my time in India…
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Christina

Once you are there you realize that two weeks is not enough to really get the most out of it, or rather to give your best. It takes some time to get into the routines, but every day we came I liked what I did ; bathing dogs, walking them, cuddling them, cleaning the cages, helping them to walk…
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Viveka

The motley crew of dogs and cats at the shelter are treated with unconditional love and care. I'm so grateful for the opportunity to take part in this much-needed initiative…
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Valentina

I could not have asked for anything better. It took me a few days to learn the names of the dogs and to understand exactly the daily work to do, but thanks to the help of all the staff in a short time everything has become natural
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Mukul Anand

Being a hosteller, I could only spare the weekends and other holidays to volunteer, but the experience is totally worth it! HAS is not just about the bonds you make with the pooches but also about the bonds with amazing people that you come across
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Alice Chalk

I discovered a true passion for healing animals whilst at HAS, which is why I returned again and again on my travels. I fell in love with the animals, the work and the atmosphere, of the whole place.I grew as a person and for this, I will always be extremely thankful to everyone at HAS
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Vaishnavee Suresh

During vacation, the shelter becomes my second home where I often spend my time there. I have met so many overseas volunteers from whom I have learnt a lot of new things. Now I know how to provide some basic treatment or first aid for animals
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Anna Telegan

When I met Team HAS, I instantly felt at home. They were very hospitable and eager to inform me about the animal welfare in India
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Ade

I have heard so much about HAS from my daughter that when visiting her recently I thought this was my opportunity to see for myself. I love animals, especially dog's
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Sabina Jousma

HAS is a great organization and they do a lot of great work. The dogs in Coimbatore must be very happy with such an organization! I am really pleased that I could be part of the team
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Quynh

HAS holds a special place in my heart for plenty of good reasons. I kept coming back to the shelter even when I had to discard my traveling plans a few times and still have not got enough of HAS
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Heidi Foord

I truly valued my experience with HAS and would love to visit again one day. I was honestly touched by what I saw at HAS. The passion that some people have towards animals just pulled at my heart strings
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Cyrielle Rouviere

I had a great time at the shelter, and seeing that you can change a living being life just by spending some time with him is one of the greatest reward. We did some rehabilitation of paralyzed dogs
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Brigitte Duong

Puppies and kittens naturally require a bit of extra love, which as a volunteer in an animal shelter I had absolutely no problem with. One of my favourite puppies to this day is a little bugger by the name of Tinku
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Bony and Maria

Thank you Team HAS! We would like to come again and give our best in making the shelter a wonderful paradise for all those unfortunate animals out there in the street. We would like to thank everyone at HAS
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Tara

I had a great time at the shelter, and seeing that you can change a living being life just by spending some time with him is one of the greatest reward. We did some rehabilitation of paralyzed dogs
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Alan Flewker and Emily Mulholland

We felt instantly welcome and were made to feel like we were valuable to the organisation, which must actually be quite difficult to do for volunteers
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Patricia Dorsey

The very least that I can do is show kindness to the shelter animals. Sometimes we can do more. At HAS, I was pleased to find senior management with an honest desire to improve the shelter
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Madhurii Aakula

HAS is a place where you can help the voiceless and you are given opportunities to volunteer, rescue and foster. Any person who is compassionate about animals should be a part of HAS
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Sophia Barner

Another important thing to mention are the people who run and work for HAS. I am so grateful, that I met all these wonderful people. You can be really proud of yourself. All of you definitely made me
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Conor and Virginie

The farm itself is lovely; Wide, open spaces, room for the dogs to run and the resident cow and horse, to graze, fruit trees, outdoor enclosures for dogs which need to be kept separate
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Victoria Taylor

I enjoyed working with the team at the shelter and most importantly the dogs. What a beautiful job, myself and Sophia, would wash, feed, clean and treat ones that needed our help
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Julia & Tomas

First of all, we want to thank everyone involved in “Humane Animal Society“, for giving stray dogs and abandoned puppies a second chance
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Anushka Christina

I am involved in helping the furry beings adjust and feel secure in their present living establishments. On a daily basis, my work at the centre is to provide support
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Kate Blanchard

If you’re also looking for a way to give something back to the abandoned animals of Coimbatore, then HAS is definitely the place for you
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Kevin Abraham

Looking forward to attend more camps and also may be able to foster or adopt one of the wonderful animals that deserve a loving home
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Suraj Kumar

This was something that my nature of work had never allowed me to do, and so I began thinking of other ways where I could be of help
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Vignessh B

My experience at HAS is not just with animals. Here, one can develop personal skills like coordinating groups of people and understanding them
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Indhu Jaa

My dear animal lovers, I am really glad to jot down about my experience with HAS and my own journey here. From my childhood, I had great compassion
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Agneetha Amarnath

My training here has helped me in multiple ways to understand small animals better, and learn the basics of providing treatment
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Neenu Muthu

They were taking up more space in my heart with every passing day and I never seemed to be OK with the idea of my babies leaving me in a few days
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Flora Berthier Duboz

My adventure in this shelter does not amount to it; indeed, I acquired veterinarian skills but also human skills, which will remain, in my memory forever…
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Rushab

Humane Animal Society where the lesser cared species of the planet were treated the best and in turn, you meant the world to them. Spending some valuable hours at the society became essential for a happy life for me…
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Deepak

I’ve shared a lovely bond with some of the dogs at the shelter and I’m going to cherish this experience of mine forever.
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Giulia Martina

The staff were really kind and patient when answering my questions and taught me the right way to handle everything.
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Sai Santhosh

Every week I will be waiting for the Saturday because that's the day I can play with my pooches and interact with them.
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