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


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Aug
17
Sat
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.

Register now!

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!

 

Aug
18
Sun
How To Train Your Cat @ Marin Humane
Aug 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Many people believe that cats can’t be trained, but they CAN be. We’ll teach you how to communicate with your cat and provide mental stimulation using positive reinforcement techniques to train away unwanted behaviors. This is a really great way to bond, or enhance your bond, with your cat.

Cost $25

Taught by Beth Weil

Information and registration

Aug
24
Sat
Bay Area Pignic @ Marin Humane
Aug 24 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join us for the 9th annual Bay Area Pignic – a fun-filled gathering for guinea pigs and their owners. Grab some lunch, pack up your guinea pigs, and join in the fun!

Cavy Costume Contest
Vegetable Eating Contest
Raffle
Bake Sale
Health Checks
Grooming
…and more!

Tickets are $5 and include one raffle ticket. You may also purchase additional raffle tickets – 2 for $5, or 5 for $10. Prizes include:

Oakland Zoo family pass
Nothing Bundt Cakes gift card
Two tickets to SF MOMA museum
Pier 39 Fun Pass

Buy tickets here!

All proceeds will benefit the small companion animals at Marin Humane.

Buy your Bay Area Pignic 2019 tee shirt – and other swag – here!

Sep
3
Tue
Share a Book @ San Anselmo Library
Sep 3 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Marin Humane’s Share a Book program works closely with local teachers, reading specialists and librarians to help children improve literacy skills while offering them an opportunity to have fun reading – to dogs!

Please call the library to reserve a spot.

Read more about Share a Book.

Sep
7
Sat
Share a Book @ South Novato Librry
Sep 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Marin Humane’s Share a Book program works closely with local teachers, reading specialists and librarians to help children improve literacy skills while offering them an opportunity to have fun reading – to dogs!

Please call the library to reserve a spot.

Read more about Share a Book.

Share a Book @ Corte Madera Library
Sep 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Marin Humane’s Share a Book program works closely with local teachers, reading specialists and librarians to help children improve literacy skills while offering them an opportunity to have fun reading – to dogs!

Please call the library to reserve a spot.

Read more about Share a Book.

Sep
9
Mon
Share a Book @ Larkspur Library
Sep 9 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Marin Humane’s Share a Book program works closely with local teachers, reading specialists and librarians to help children improve literacy skills while offering them an opportunity to have fun reading – to dogs!

Please call the library to reserve a spot.

Read more about Share a Book.