Make a difference

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Thank you to everyone who has already signed up to volunteer at Muddy Dog Challenge events. Applications are now closed.

Help us out at an event

Our Muddy Dog Challenge runners are amazing, and without the support of our wonderful volunteers we wouldn’t be able to put on the events at all.

As a Muddy Dog volunteer, whether you find yourself looking after an obstacle, checking in baggage, or cheering at the finish, we’re certain of a few things:

You’ll make lots of new friends (of both the two and four-legged variety)…

You’ll get a free Muddy Dog Challenge t-shirt…

You’ll probably get muddy…

You’ll have fun!

By giving up your valuable time, as well as having a great day out, you'll also enable us to raise vital funds for the dogs and cats in our care. Battersea knows that we can’t do what we do - to the level that we do it - without our incredible volunteers. So, if you decide that you can help us out, thank you so much and we’ll see you in the mud!


Volunteer gallery

See some of our past volunteers in action!



Don't take our word for it - hear what our past volunteers thought of the experience.


"I really enjoyed my time helping out on the day - great, fun event. Lovely to see muddy dogs having a brilliant time with their owners!"

Gemma Manvell, Volunteer

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"I had a really enjoyable day... everyone seemed confident in what they were doing. 10/10 would volunteer again!"

Paige Skinner, Volunteer


"As a dog lover, it’s wonderful to see the dogs having so much fun. It’s great to meet the other volunteers who come from all walks of life."

Paul Rostern, Volunteer

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