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Friendly Pets

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Friendly pet volunteers bring their dogs, cats and other animals to visit the individuals served by New Avenues on weekdays at our Day Services Program or on the weekends at one of our homes.  Volunteers and their animals typically commit to visiting once or twice per month. 
 
Pets must be gentle and calm around large groups.  They must also be comfortable receiving lots of petting and hugs from our clients!
 
To become a Friendly Pet volunteer, please click here to complete the Volunteer Application and Authorization to Release References.
  
Applications and reference forms may be mailed, faxed or emailed to:
 
Communications Coordinator
New Avenues to Independence
17608 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44112
Ph: 216-481-1909 ext. 236
Fax: 216-481-2050