PDSA volunteers both in Huddersfield and countrywide are marking the organisation’s 25th anniversary.
Parties and other events are taking place to thank the 4,800 volunteers for saving £10.3 million in employment funds by their help and hard work.
The veterinary charity provides free care for sick and injured pets with a treatment centre on Greenhead Road, Huddersfield and a charity shop on Commercial Street in Brighouse.
PDSA was the first national organisation to achieve the Investing in Volunteers quality standard.
PDSA head of volunteering Janet Compton said: “Volunteering is a great way to spend your spare time.
“It is rewarding to know you’re helping raise funds for sick and injured pets and it’s a great way to meet people, improve employment prospects and learn new skills.
“Volunteers are so important in Huddersfield as they bring valuable skills into the charity.
“Without them there wouldn’t be a PDSA.’’
Anyone wanting to help the PDSA should call freephone 0800 854 194 or visit www.pdsa.org.uk/volunteering