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Old 06-06-03, 12:32 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Finally got some volunteer work

i got volunteer work at a local humane society.i clean cages and feed the animals.there are 2 herps a 2 foot iguana and a 3 foot rat snake.i convinced them not to sudate these creatures and many others.i start at 5 but i stay till 8 because i like all the animals there exspecially the rat snake and i go around and hang out with all the animals for an hour.
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oh yeah im only 13 too.
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Old 06-06-03, 12:48 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Congratulations! :thumbsup:

It's a great thing for you to donate some time to an animal shelter caring for animals that desperately need it. It'll also be a wonderful learning experience to see different species and the care that they give them.

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You're doing a very good and honourable service garter! I hope you enjoy it. Your parents must be proud of you

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Awesome!! That's exactly how I got my start working with reptiles and birds, except it took my cat's dental abscess to force me to consider volunteer work to pay his oral surgeon's bill.

Good luck and I hope you find the work very rewarding.
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Old 06-06-03, 03:53 PM   #6 (permalink)
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I wish i would have dont that when i was 13 amd maybe i would have went to college for something diferent. But no, im stuck behind a desk all day.....lame. At least i have thses nifty pics of my kids on the desk though. Keep it up and you will get somewhere!!! great work!!
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That's awesome!! I volunteer at 2 veteranary clinics and help give shots, clean cages, feed animals, control them, calm them, bathe them, etc. I get to do a whole bunch... it's pretty fun. I'm hoping to get a job by the time I'm 15 at one of them. They usually don't hire until you're 16, but I seem to be an exception . They're starting to make me come in at like 8:00 am when everyone else comes in and check in and out on the computers. Yay!! I like to find out where to volunteer and help animals all I can.
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Great idea. Probably a great opertunity for you there.
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Good job!!! Last summer I volenteered at a pet store for four months, it was pretty fun.
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Old 06-06-03, 09:19 PM   #10 (permalink)
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An excellent start to a promising future!
All the best to you and have a fun time while you are at it.
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Old 06-06-03, 09:42 PM   #11 (permalink)
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That's awesome! I'm sure you're going to have lots of fun and gain a lot more experience than you would by reading books, etc. Plus, I'm not sure if your school system goes by this, but it will help you get your community service hours out of the way!!

Haha, I had to do 40 hours of community service to graduate... I did it at Little Ray's reptile adventure, and ended up doing lots more than 40 hrs.. It was tons of fun.

Congratulations , again, and I hope it turns out to be everything you expect from it

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