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NCAL offers many opportunities for the public to interact with shelter animals.

YOUTH PROGRAMS
COMMUNITY OUTREACH

Humane Education

NCAL is committed to providing humane education programs in recognition of the fact that a mind we help shape today is one who will help us create a better tomorrow.

How to Get Involved

From summer camps, offsite visits, to community events – your involvement helps us build awareness and save the lives of vulnerable dogs and cats in Central Vermont and beyond.

NCAL offers many opportunities for public members to interact with shelter animals and learn about the homeless pet population issue, as well as solutions to address the problem through our education and outreach programs for kids and adults.

COMMUNITY OUTREACH

NCAL’s mission is to promote the culture of compassion for all beings in our community. This is why NCAL offers many opportunities for public members to interact with shelter animals and learn about the homeless pet population issue, as well as solutions to address the problem through our education and outreach programs for kids and adults.

Current Opportunities

HUMANE
EDUCATION

NCAL believes that a mind we help shape today is one who will help us create a more compassionate tomorrow. We are committed to providing humane education programs both at the shelter as well as offsite locations to nurture young ambassadors to become voices for animals in our community and beyond.

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DOG TRAINING
CLASSES

NCAL offers positive-reinforcement based training classes throughout the year for both puppies and adult dogs. Positive Reinforcement Training uses praise and or treats to reward your dog for doing something you want him/her to do because the reward makes your dog more likely to repeat the behavior.

Sign Up For Training

SUMMER
CAMPS

NCAL has adapted to the current guidelines for safety and has made significant changes to the structure of our camps. We are committed to keeping everyone’s health and safety in mind.

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SCHOOL VISITS

At NCAL, we offer innovative ways for children and young adults to become involved with animal welfare by giving them the chance to learn about and interact one-on-one with our animals.

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SHELTER
TOURS

Learn more about NCAL and see what goes on behind the scenes. An excellent opportunity to educate people about the importance of rescue, adoption, and spay/neuter.

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