Pound Pals

Welcome to Pound Pals!




Volunteers visit the St. Peter pound weekly to walk dogs and socialize cats awaiting adoption in order acclimate them to human companionship. Pound Pals volunteers also help organize animal awareness presentations and assist the pound with fundraisers.


The mission of Pound Pals is to further the cause of animal welfare by serving the local shelter, by raising community awareness of animal issues, and by taking personal responsibility for the well-being of animals in our lives.

How to Apply

Applications will be available soon! See us at the Involvement Fair on Tuesday, September 12!

Find Us on Social Media

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Gustavus-Pound-Pals-108133852603662

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gacpoundpals/

Community Partners

"It is so rewarding to help the animals and see them become more sociable and then get adopted. I love being a part of that process." Pound Pal Volunteer
"Pound Pals is a great way to get involved in the community. Especially for someone who loves animals and misses their own animals from home." Gustavus Student
Name Role Gustavus Email Address
Noah Dyer (Fall only) Coordinator ndyer@gustavus.edu
Macie Stevemer Coordinator maciestevermer@gustavus.edu
Sylvie Chaput Coordinator sylviechaput@gustavus.edu
Sara Teigland Coordinator steigland@gustavus.edu
Madi Eschenbach Coordinator madieschenbach@gustavus.edu

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