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Have fun and support Marin Humane by coming to one of our events!

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East Bay SPCA Adopt-a-thon @ Jack London Square
Jul 28 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Every year, the East Bay SPCA hosts nearly 30 local animal shelters and rescues at beautiful Jack London Square in Oakland. Choose your new best friend from hundreds of adoptable pets, including dogs, cats, rats, birds, and more.

Join us at this free, family-friendly event as they aim to raise awareness about the thousands of homeless animals in the Bay Area.

Vendor booths, microchip vouchers, Oakland A’s giveaways, activities, and more!

Presented by Pet Food Express.

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Woofs & Whinnies @ Marin Stables
Aug 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Did you know every trail in Marin County allows horses? Will you know what to do to keep you and your dog safe?

With the generous help of the volunteers and equine residents of Marin Stables in Fairfax, we are offering a hands-on workshop to help make encounters less stressful for you, your dog, the horse, and the rider. Meet horses and acquire tools to ensure trail safety for all.

Open to eight dog-friendly dogs who have completed Family Dog 1.

Cost $65. Pre-registration is required.

More information and registration


Feline Environment Enrichment @ Marin Humane
Aug 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Bored kitty at home?

Cats need what scientists call “enrichment” to be truly happy. Boredom is stressful for kitties and can lead to health and behavior problems. Learn simple, inexpensive ways to significantly enrich the life of your feline companion.

Cost $25

Register now!

Support after the Loss of a Loved Animal @ Marin Humane
Aug 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Pet loss support groupFacilitated by a professional Hospice by the Bay grief counselor, this support group will allow you to connect with others who have experienced the loss of a loved animal. The grief we experience when we lose an animal companion is unique and if you have experienced a similar loss, come share your grief and learn skills to help you on your journey toward healing.

Registration is not required. For additional information, please contact Hospice by the Bay at 415-526-5699, email, or view the flyer here.


Brewfest @ Sports Basement
Aug 10 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join Marin Humane at Sports Basement in Novato for their annual Brewfest!

Enjoy unlimited tastings from local breweries along with tasty treats, music, and a commemorative, reusable cup to take home – and support Marin Humane!  Meet adorable animals available for adoption along with some of our volunteer animal ambassador teams.

Buy your ticket here. $15 online or $20 at the door.

A majority of the ticket proceeds go to support Marin Humane.



Hoppy Hour @ Kitty Corner
Aug 12 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Join us at Kitty Corner in the Red Hill Shopping Center in San Anselmo for “Hoppy Hour” and meet some of our wonderful rabbits (and maybe guinea pigs) available for adoption.

Hoppy Hour is a great opportunity to find out if a rabbit would be a good fit for your family. Learn what rabbits need to live a long and healthy life, what type of housing is best for them, what kind toys they like, and much more.

Our animal-lovin’ crew will be on hand to answer all of your bunny questions, so hope on over… you might just find the perfect “bun” to adopt.

People only, please – no pets allowed. No kitty adoptions during this event.

Clear the Shelters! @ Marin Humane
Aug 17 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Hill’s Pet Nutrition and NBC are teaming up with hundreds of shelters across the country to host Clear the Shelters, a nationwide pet adoption drive, on Saturday, August 17, to help find loving homes for animals in need.

And we’ve decided to take Clear the Shelters to the next level by expanding it through the whole weekend! Friday, August 16 through Sunday, August 18, you can name your own adoption fee on ALL animals here at the shelter and Kitty Corner in San Anselmo. Come find your new best friend!

Bird Basics @ Marin Humane
Aug 17 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Presented by Maggie Rufo from local bird rescue organization Mickaboo Companion Bird Rescue, this workshop is designed to give bird guardians, and those thinking of adding a bird to their family, the tools they need to prevent or correct behavior and health problems.

Bird Basics will address proper avian care and diet, symptoms of illness and first aid, general husbandry, taming and training, and much more.

Bird Basics is FREE to the public, but registration is required due to limited space. Please do not bring your birds to class.

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Fly Away Home @ Marin Humane
Aug 17 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

We have teamed up with our bird adoption partners – Mickaboo, Palomacy, and Clorofil – for our annual bird adoption event! Meet adoptable feathered friends and chat with these bird experts.

Whether or not you’ve had bird-buddies before, this event is for all feather fanatics!

Gearing Up for Pet Chickens @ Marin Humane
Aug 17 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Thinking of having pet chickens? Don’t know if they are right for you?

Presented by Isabelle Cnudde of Clorofil, a nonprofit micro-sanctuary for farmed animals, this class will show you what is involved in keeping chickens in your back yard and teach you the basic requirements like housing, food, and maintenance.

It will help you get ready for the arrival of these new pets in your family.

Gearing Up for Pet Chickens is FREE to the public, but registration is required due to limited space. Humans only, please!

Register now!