Steps to Membership


Step 1: Our Mission

Read and agree with the WAGS Mission Statement


Step 2: Membership Meeting

Attend your first monthly membership meeting, without your pet. We kindly ask that you not bring your animal to your first meeting. See our Events Schedule for information about upcoming membership meetings.


Step 3: Orientation and Membership

Guests who wish to join WAGS must attend a 1-hour Orientation Class-- without your pet --following a membership meeting. The Orientation Class starts at approximately 10:45am.

During the WAGS Orientation Class you will learn the about:

  • The mission of WAGS
  • The history of the organization
  • Expectations and responsibilities of membership
  • Membership investment
  • Opportunities for members within the organization and how you can become involved


Step 4: WAGS fees

First time joining fee of $10.00 plus annual membership dues.

Annual Membership Dues

  • $30.00 - 1 year
  • $50.00 - 2 years
  • $250.00 - Lifetime Membership
  • Dues waived - ages 18 – 21 years


Step 5: Get Involved

  • Attend our meetings and get to know fellow members
  • Prepare yourself and your pet to become a WAGS Ambassador Team
    • This requires WAGS's extensive evaluation and certification process
  • Volunteer to assist with WAGS's meetings, evaluations or special events
  • Donate money to support WAGS's services
  • Suggest other ways you would like to support WAGS