We need help!  

Volunteering can be easy and fun!  It can be done on a short-term or long-term basis - it's your choice!

Ways you can volunteer:

  • Promotions – distribute and remove flyers for adoptable pets at businesses
  • Online promotion – post adoptable dogs to websites and social media sites
  • Get the word out – write for our newsletter and website
  • Photography
  • Help at events
  • Dog Training
  • Fostering (see our Fostering form to apply to foster)
  • Administration - we need help with: Customer Service and Support, Project Management, Fast & Accurate Typist, Phone Skills, Experience with Databases, PC/Computer Literate, Excel Guru, and/or Bookkeeping and Accounting Skills.

If you are: a Great Multi-tasker, an Independent Worker, a Great Team Player, Skilled at Researching the Internet, and/or Comfortable talking with new people; we really could use your help!

Please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. If you're interested in helping out.


Our mission: To rescue, care for, and rehabilitate unwanted, abused, and neglected dogs of herding breeds, concentrating on Australian Cattle Dogs and Border Collies.

Our focus is on their permanent placement into appropriate, loving homes, and informing the public about the special nature and needs of herding breeds.


We are grateful for any contributions to help us rescue, care for, and transport animals.

If you prefer to write a check, please mail it to: Herd It Through The Grapevine, P.O. Box 9585, Santa Rosa, CA 95405

Herd It Through The Grapevine is a 501(c)(3) approved organization.