Our volunteer therapy dog teams love getting out into the community to visit with our friends and partners.

Program Schedule

Paws & Think is out in the community every week conducting programs at our partner venues. Volunteers who would like to view upcoming volunteer events should check Volgistics or contact the Volunteer Coordinator or appropriate Program Coordinator.

Our Paws to Read library programs and Paws to Connect virtual visits are open to the public. Click the links below to view the program schedule for each.

Paws to Read

Paws to Connect

Volunteer Orientation

If you are interested in learning more about Paws & Think or become a volunteer, check out our Volunteer Application page for next steps. All new volunteers will receive access to a self-guided, online volunteer orientation once their application has been processed. 

Upcoming Events

Dine to Donate at Pier 48 
Thursday, September 28, 2023 (all day event)

All volunteers, partners, and community members are invited to our next Dine to Donate event at Pier 48! Paws & Think will receive 20% on the total net sales from any of our supporters if you mention Paws & Think during checkout or show our event flyer, which will be shared on our social media pages closer to the event date.

If you have any questions about this upcoming Dine to Donate event, please reach out to our Volunteer Coordinator, Whitney Stevens – McBride, at

Pier 48
130 S. Pennsylvania St. 
Indianapolis, IN 46204

tails of celebration
Thursday, October 26th, 2023

Tails of Celebration, an Evening with Paws & Think, is our new annual extravaganza where we bring together partners and leaders in the community, who are all dog-loving supporters, to raise funds to help improve lives through the power of the human-dog connection.

You can find more information on our Tails of Celebration event page. We can’t wait to see you then!

The best way to stay up-to-date on events is to follow us on social media and sign up for our newsletter.

Invite Paws & Think To Your Event

If you would like to invite Paws & Think to attend your event, please complete our Special Event/One-Time Visit Request. Please be aware that we currently have a wait list for events and new programs, and completion of the form does not guarantee we will be able to attend your event. To allow us time to plan for the event and recruit volunteers to participate, we ask that you submit your request 6-8 weeks in advance of the desired visit date if possible.