Savvy Source Kids Recently Savvy Source and Yes Kidz Can teamed up with to help inform kids about what they can do to help homeless animals. recommended 5 activities that kids can easily do to help pets in their community. Before starting parents and kids should first, double check with your area rescue groups or pet adoption agencies about their age limits for volunteers. Many will let 12-year-olds volunteer. And, younger kids may be allowed as well if they are accompanied by a parent. Read the top 5 things kids can do to help homeless animals.