I only stayed for an hour today so my tasks only compiled of walking two dogs. As soon as I walk into the room full of dogs it always breaks my heart because they instantly come running to the door of their cages and are whining and jumping up and scratching the locks. It is so sad to see. The first dog I walked today was the same one as yesterday, the little white dog that looked like my mom’s dog. The second dog was a Border Collie. She was a sweet little dog but didn’t care much for being petted but rather just pulling me around on the walk. She was a very anxious dog and happy to be outdoors.
There was no leadership to really be observed again as I was by myself walking the dogs. Today, when I walked in the lobby there were five workers standing there talking and it was hard for me to even ask to get a signature from them because they had paid no attention to me at all.
I did not engage in any leadership activities. I took two dogs for a walk, a half-hour each and then I was on my way.
I felt good about the day’s experience, like always. The hour flew by and it felt good to be all done with my hours. Looking back, I am glad I chose to do some of my volunteer hours at the Animal Adoption and Rescue Center because those dogs really do need volunteer’s to give them compassion and take them on walks and I am glad I could help fulfill that.