Affordable Preventive Pet Care Free Office Visit | No Qualifying | Every Income Level Welcome
16322 Middlebelt Rd. Livonia, MI 48154

Wellness Center

& Pantry 4 Paws

Pet Food Assistance
Call (734) 855-4077
Wellness Center & Pet Food Assistance
Affordable Preventive Pet Care Free Office Visit | No Qualifying | Every Income Level Welcome
16322 Middlebelt Rd. Livonia, MI 48154
Wellness Center & Pet Food Assistance
Call (734) 855-4077

How to Help

Help a Four-Legged Friend in Need

Tail Waggers 1990 is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization – donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law. By providing assistance to pet owners, their animals AND other animal welfare organizations, the Tail Waggers name has become known throughout the State of Michigan. Any charitable donation will go a long way in making a difference in the life of so many animals. We promise!

There are several ways you can help; monetary donations, Wish List items, volunteer, or use community programs that support us. Please see below for more information. We can’t thank you enough for your support and making a huge difference in our community
filled with animals!.

Volunteers are an integral part of our Organization and you will get to meet some amazing people and experience heartwarming rewards! If you are interested in any of the following areas, please fill out the below form. Our Volunteer Coordinator will contact you and find the perfect fit within our Organization! Training and shadowing for all positions is available and required.

Office Help/Administrative

Volunteers are always needed for administrative assistance doing such things as: reminder calls, appointment setting, filing, fundraising prep, assisting with the Pantry 4 Paws program and other miscellaneous administrative tasks.

Ideal for Adults, Retirees, Seniors and High School students

Off-Site Community Clinics

Volunteers are needed for off-site Community Clinics held throughout the year, normally on weekends. Interaction with pet owners and their animals will occur. Volunteers must be able to commit to a 4 - 5 hour shift and have transportation to the off-site location. Standing for extended lengths of time and/or sitting positions are available.

Ideal For: Adults, Retirees, Junior High and/or High School students. Kids age 12 and older are welcome with a parent.

Fundraisers and Table Events

Volunteers are needed to help at the various fundraisers and community events where a vendor table and/or booth is present. Volunteers must be able to commit to a 2 or 3 hour shift, have transportation and communicate well with the public. The ability to speak about the Organization, answer questions and give information to those inquiring is essential. Must be able to stand for extended lengths of time.

Ideal For: Adults, Retirees, Seniors and High School students. Kids age 12 and older are welcome with a parent.

Pet Cadet School Coordinator

A few volunteers are needed to help bring back our Pet Cadet program! This position has interaction with Elementary and Middle School students and girl/boy scouting troops. The Pet Cadet Coordinator will be the Organization liason for school events, field trip opportunities and age-appropriate events where school-aged kids can become involved! A background check will be required.

Ideal For: Adults and Retirees

Pantry 4 Paws Delivery Coordinator

A few volunteers are needed to help coordinate and (if available) pick up food/item donations locally and bring back to the Tail Waggers office. Loading and unloading of donated food/items, along with organizing, sorting and rotating existing pet food is helpful. At times, heavy lifting will occur.

Ideal For: Adults, High School students and STRONG men

Volunteer Application Form

*All fields are required.

    Please List 2 References

    Office/Administrative HelpCommunity ClinicsFundraising EventsTable EventsPet Cadet CoordinatorPet Food Delivery Coordinator

    What days/times are you available?
    Please list times. Put N/A for not available.

    Please see our Wish List for items that would greatly help out our organization.

    Administration Office

    Toilet Paper
    Clorox Wipes/Clean-Up
    Lysol Spray/Wipes
    Scrub Brushes
    Kleenex

    Copy Paper
    Pens/Pencils
    Sharpies (any color)
    Highlighters (any color)
    File Folders

    Staples and Staplers
    Post It Notes
    Stamps
    Paper Plates
    Shipping Tape

    Envelopes
    Paper Clips
    Binder Clips
    Storage Containers

    Pet Supplies

    Dog/Cat Only
    Collars/Harnesses
    Leashes
    Crates/Carriers
    Beds
    Clothing
    Toys
    Food Dishes
    Cat Litter Pans
    Pet Wips
    Peanut Butter

    Newborn Items

    Kitten Replacement Milk
    Kitten Nursing Bottles
    Miracle Nipples
    Baby Blankets
    Baby Cuddle Toys

    Wellness Center

    Hydrogen Peroxide
    Alcohol
    Gauze Pads
    Batteries AA/AAA
    Baby Wipes
    Q-Tips

    Blankets/Large Towels
    Sandwich Ziplock Bags
    1 cc Syringes
    3 cc Syringes
    Paper Towels
    Laundry Detergent

    Hand Sanitizer
    Bleach
    Laundry Detergent
    Potty Pads
    Dawn Dish Soap

    Pert Shampoo
    Heating Pads
    Exam Gloves
    Gauze Wrap
    Neosporin

    Pantry 4 Paws

    Dog Food Brands

    Purina Pro Plan
    Purina Dog Chow
    Purina Puppy Chow
    Purina Pedigree
    Iams
    (all other brands are welcome)

    Cat Food Brands

    Purina One Purina Cat Chow
    Purina Kitten Chow
    Purina Indoor
    Iams
    Friskies Canned
    Sheba Canned

    Other

    Soft Dog Treats
    Cat Treats
    Cat Litter – Clumping Only

    Pert Shampoo
    Heating Pads
    Exam Gloves
    Gauze Wrap
    Neosporin

    Wayne County Sheriff Department Mounted Unit

    Want to help the horses of the Wayne County Sheriff Department Mounted Unit? Please help donate the following:

    Bags of Apples
    Carrots
    Peppermint Candy

    Shopping at these locations will directly help Tail Waggers 1990.

    Sign up for the Kroger Community Rewards Program and Kroger will donate 1% of your total purchase to Tail Waggers 1990 every time you shop in store – It’s simple!

    Thrivent

    Are you a member of Thrivent Financial? Use your Direct Choice Dollars to help support Tail Waggers!

    Eligible Thrivent Financial members have the power to recommend where Thrivent Financial should distribute a portion of its charitable outreach funds using a vehicle called Choice Dollars®, thanks to the Thrivent Choice member-advised charitable grant program.