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Animal Shelter Arambol, India

6 reviews6

Live on the riverside next to the beach caring for rescue animals

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This host has recently approved volunteers and is looking for more applications.
Connect with nature
2 travelers recommend this experience for reconnecting with nature
Expand your social consciousness
2 travelers felt they expanded their social consciousness working with this host
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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Help with a wide range of repairs or building.
Animal Care
Help look after and take care of animals.
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What you get


Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Private Room
You will have a bed in a private room. In other words, a room just for you.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
You will sleep in a tent at a camping site.
You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.
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The Experience

We live in a little natural community, barefoot, by the river, next to the beach, in huts and tipis, with over 40 rescue dogs, cats, puppies and kittens, we need to keep our place going, caring for the animals and the place, we like people to feel at home and keep our place how you would your own home, clean and with love for the animals. We need help with maintaining structures, fences, feeding the animals.

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  • Intermediate English or Intermediate English
  • Between 20 and 65 years old
  • Only hosts solo volunteers (doesn’t accept couples or pairs)

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
2 weeks
Stay up to
12 weeks

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6 Reviews


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Animal Shelter


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How this experience will transform you

2 Get in touch with nature

2 Developing social awareness

2 Meeting international travelers

1 Creating true social impact

1 Developing environmental awareness

1 Practicing English



As a Volunteer with I LOVE GOA DOGS I thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience.
I've learned so many things about animals
It was a wonderful experience. I had the feeling I was making a difference for the animals. I could sense how grateful they were for the time spent with them, and the love given. The staff on site was lovely and helpful. This was a great opportunity and I can only recommend it.

7 months ago



The place is an absolute dream. Volunteering here helped me fall in love with the animals. It made me see an animal like a person. How every cat or dog has a unique personality. I learned so many other things as well like food from different countries, lifestyles etc . I had a lovely time here and I wish could stay longer.

over 2 years ago



This an amazing place

almost 3 years ago



I feel like a family ,i like her place also ,good food and good atmosphere ,i like hippy house ,TP house etc..... I love that place

almost 3 years ago

veronica replied

Vishal is a great volunteer! Im sorry I cant manage to write the good review that he deserves on this page. But we totally recommend him, he is a good worker, good company, a great firedancer and an interesting independant guy, we would always welcome him back! thanks Vishal !



Este voluntariado permitiu-me contactar com cães e gatos, sendo essa uma das minhas paixões, estando sempre rodeada de natureza e praia, é um ótimo local para quem procura esse tipo de experiência, o que era o meu caso.
O abrigo precisa de muita e variada ajuda, pelo que todos os voluntários são muito bem vindos e muito bem recebidos.
Também é possível sair para alimentar os cães que não permanecem no abrigo e para procurar e resgatar cachorrinhos ou gatinhos, porque existem muitos abandonos.
Além disso ainda podemos sair com a Verónica para alguns passeios pela zona.

6 months ago

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Hosted by veronica

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