The Blue Cross of India was established to alleviate the suffering of animals. It runs active animal welfare, animal rights and humane education programmes. Their activities include medical waste disposal, Shelters, Rehoming, Adaptation, ABC(Animal Birth Control) Hospitals, Mobile Dispensary, work with other NGOs, Ambulance Services, etc.
They require volunteers for in shelter activities like:
a. Weaning and handling of pups, kittens, pedigree and abandoned dogs
b. Dog walking, bathing and Grooming etc
c. Spending time with animals
d. Cleaning the shelter, painting and repair work
e. If advanced volunteer – then assist the doctors
f. Counseling people who come for adoption
g. Fostering in the shelter – finding foster homes, adoption drives which happens every month ARF – Area Rescue First AID
Volunteers will be trained on very basic First AID who can look at calls that come from their locality and neighborhood. Once the call comes, they can go to the place and verify the situation, if the animal is really sick and then take the necessary action.