APL accepting applications for Junior Volunteer summer program

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SPRINGFIELD - Children and teens ages 12 through 15 will have the opportunity to work with dogs and cats through the Animal Protective League's Junior Volunteer summer program.

APL officials say the Junior Volunteer program will run on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from June 7 until July 29.  Volunteers will attend two days a week, from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

Participants will help care for the animals at the APL shelter, as well as learn about pet overpopulation, the importance of spaying and neutering pets, adoption, animal care, behavioral training, and more.

Applications to participate in the Junior Volunteer summer program must be received by May 10, and can be obtained by emailing cloving@apl-shelter.org.  For more information about the APL, click here.

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