An enthusiastic and dedicated group of volunteers support the work of Pets Lifeline. With so many animals needing your help, you will always know 'it was a job worth doing.

Volunteer Orientation

Date TBA

NOTE: We typically hold volunteer orientations on a monthly basis, but due to construction starting on our new animal shelter (in late August/early September 2019) the next volunteer orientation date has yet to be determined. You may still submit a volunteer application if you like, and will be contacted when an orientation date has been selected. 

Canine Handler 1, 2 & 3 Training

Dates TBA

Tuition is free to attend Canine Handler training. To RSVP/Register, call 707.996.4577 x101.

Kitten Foster Parent Training

Date TBA

There is no fee to participate in Kitten Foster Parent training. For more information call 707.996.4577 x103. 

To become a Volunteer at Pets Lifeline, you must:

1. Complete a Volunteer Application

2. Attend a general orientation

3. Attend Volunteer training

4. Commit to a Volunteer schedule






If you are under the age of thirteen, a legal guardian must also complete a volunteer application and volunteer with you. 

Questions? Please contact: 

Michael Fontaine, Programs & Development Director


707.996.4577 x104


Pets Lifeline loves our Volunteers! We coordinate their good work with the help of Signup.com -- FREE and easy signups and scheduling save time and make it easy to organize all the people & things that help you make a difference in our communities, leagues and schools. Take a tour today at www.Signup.com

Pets Lifeline would like to thank the following businesses who generously donated to our Volunteer Appreciation Event, September 13, 2018: Sonoma Market, Whole Foods, Three Twins Ice Cream, and Larson Family Winery. Thank You!


Mailing Address

PO Box 341
Sonoma, CA 95476

Temporary Location

21045 Broadway

Sonoma, CA 95476

Permanent Location

19686 Eight St. East

Sonoma, CA 95476


Shelter Hours

Shelter staff are onsite 7 days a week, 8:30am-5:00pm. However, due to COVID-19 health concerns, we are only open to the general public by private appointment. For more information, please phone or email us at:
707.996.4577 x106 or info@petslifeline.org.

We are a 501(c)3 nonprofit. Our Federal tax ID is #94-2851279

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