Orange County SPCA
Fall 2019

PAWS Program Schedule

This registration page is ONLY for current PAWS Volunteers or for new candidates who have previously paid membership from another registration within the past year. All new candidates MUST complete registration and membership by visiting the following link.


Current PAWS Volunteers may proceed below



Orientation (No dogs please)
September 25th 

Current teams do NOT need to attend Orientation.

Training/Handler and Dog observation
Saturday, October 5
th 2019

Training: 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. 
Training Location: Eisenhower Park, Orange

Assessment/Evaluation & Handling Class
October 19th 2019

Evaluation: 8:45 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. 
Training Location: : Zoom Room – Huntington Beach –  19069 Beach Blvd. Huntington Beach (Corner of Garfield and Beach Blvd.)

All dogs must be at least one year old and having been owned by the handler for 6 months by the Evaluation date, handlers must be at least 18 years of age. All dogs & handlers must meet all prerequisite requirements to evaluate and be allowed to participate in the PAWS and related programs. Once you have attended Orientation, you have one year to complete the rest of the process. Dog MUST be a pet and may not be a service dog, ESD, ESA or any form of support dog. We reserve the right to excuse teams who do not meet program requirements and criteria or who do not make a good fit for the program. Participation does not guarantee certification, and no refunds of material, membership or program fees will be made. We generally hold 3 Evaluations each year. Handler/Dog must complete all requirements in order to evaluate. Dogs must be spayed or neutered. Handlers must submit to background investigation process. Decisions of evaluators are final.

For adequate preparation of program schedule, reservations are required and space is limited.

Please complete the form below to reserve your spot today!

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