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


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May
8
Sat
VIRTUAL Paint Your Pet Workshop @ Online Zoom workshop
May 8 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Saturday May 8
10:30 am – 12 pm
$65

Paint a portrait of your pet under the guidance of an experienced artist! No previous experience is needed.

This workshop is family friendly and designed for painters of all ages.

Instructor provides: paint, canvas with pet sketch, and paintbrushes.
Participants provide: pet photo, water, and a place to paint.

Paint kits will be available for curbside pickup at San Rafael Wine and Design. More information will be given upon registration. Please notify us if you will need assistance picking up your paint kits.

After you’ve registered for the workshop, please email a high-quality photo of your pet to: education@marinhumane.org with the subject line “Paint Your Pet.”

Photo requirements:
1. Headshots only
2. Very clear/not at all blurry
3. Camera level to the pet
4. Eyes open
5. Mouth closed
6. Close-up

The instructor will transfer the outline of your pet onto a 11″ x 14″ canvas before the workshop. The canvas and all other paint supplies will be provided!

Price is per animal drawn. If you want to paint two animals, please purchase two tickets.

Photos must be received no later than Sunday, May 2.

Buy your tickets now!

Late Licensing Fees Waived! @ Kitty Corner
May 8 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

During May, we’re waiving ALL late fees on dog licenses, whether your purchase or renew it online or at one of our in-person licensing pop-ups!

Buy or renew your dog’s license in person and you’ll be also entered to win a $100 gift certificate to Pet Food Express!

Find us at our licensing pop-ups here:

Marin Humane campus at 171 Bel Marin Keys Blvd. in Novato:
Sunday, May 2, 11 am – 2 pm
Saturday, May 22, 11 am – 2 pm

Kitty Corner location at 876 Sir Francis Drake Blvd in San Anselmo:
Saturday, May 8, 11 am – 2 pm
Sunday, May 16, 11 am – 2 pm

You can also snag a FREE engraved ID tag when you join us at any of our pop-ups!

Keep your dog’s paw on the right side of the law… get them licensed! Licensing your dog is not only the law in Marin County, it’s also the fastest way to identify them if they ever get lost.

Questions about licensing? Find more information here or call us at 415.506.6220.

May
16
Sun
ONLINE Feline Environment Enrichment @ Online Zoom class
May 16 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Bored kitty at home?

Cats need what scientists call “enrichment” to be truly happy. Boredom is stressful for cats and can lead to health and behavior problems. Does your kitty try to get your attention by doing naughty things? Learn simple, inexpensive ways to significantly enrich the life of your feline companion.

This is an online ZOOM class.

Cost $15

Taught by Beth Weil

Register now!

Late Licensing Fees Waived! @ Kitty Corner
May 16 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

During May, we’re waiving ALL late fees on dog licenses, whether your purchase or renew it online or at one of our in-person licensing pop-ups!

Buy or renew your dog’s license in person and you’ll be also entered to win a $100 gift certificate to Pet Food Express!

Find us at our licensing pop-ups here:

Marin Humane campus at 171 Bel Marin Keys Blvd. in Novato:
Sunday, May 2, 11 am – 2 pm
Saturday, May 22, 11 am – 2 pm

Kitty Corner location at 876 Sir Francis Drake Blvd in San Anselmo:
Saturday, May 8, 11 am – 2 pm
Sunday, May 16, 11 am – 2 pm

You can also snag a FREE engraved ID tag when you join us at any of our pop-ups!

Keep your dog’s paw on the right side of the law… get them licensed! Licensing your dog is not only the law in Marin County, it’s also the fastest way to identify them if they ever get lost.

Questions about licensing? Find more information here or call us at 415.506.6220.

May
20
Thu
Woofstock 2021 Raffle @ Marin Humane
May 20 @ 5:00 pm

LAST CHANCE! DRAWING FRIDAY, MAY 21

 

Woofstock Raffle

Grand Prize

Instant Wine Cellar: >100 Bottles of Wine ($2100+ Value)

 

20 Second Prizes

Case of Balo 2016 Estate Pinot Noir ($540 Value)

One of Marin’s most beloved events, Woofstock, celebrates our love for animals. This year we can’t host the event due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, but that doesn’t mean our animals still can’t use your support. Celebrate Woofstock this year by entering to win your own personal wine cellar or a case of delicious pinot noir.

To purchase tickets in-person, visit the shelter between 10 am and 4 pm with your check or credit card and one of our volunteer greeters can process your payment. No cash payments accepted.

To purchase tickets by mail, send a check to:

Marin Humane
Attn: Development – Woofstock
171 Bel Marin Keys Boulevard
Novato, CA 94949

To purchase tickets over the phone via credit card please call 415.506.6265.
For more information, call 415.506.6265 or email mfoley@marinhumane.org

ONLINE Kittens 101 @ Online Zoom class
May 20 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Are you a first-time kitten guardian or has it been awhile since you’ve had a kitten? Best practices of kitten care have evolved. Confused by the dizzying array of toys, food, and litter?  Is your kitten hiding or biting you? Learn how to alleviate problem behaviors like jumping on the counter and scratching furniture. Socializing kittens is an important part of their education.

This is an online ZOOM class.

Cost $10

Taught by Beth Weil

Register now!

May
22
Sat
Late Licensing Fees Waived! @ Marin Humane
May 22 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

During May, we’re waiving ALL late fees on dog licenses, whether your purchase or renew it online or at one of our in-person licensing pop-ups!

Buy or renew your dog’s license in person and you’ll be also entered to win a $100 gift certificate to Pet Food Express!

Find us at our licensing pop-ups here:

Marin Humane campus at 171 Bel Marin Keys Blvd. in Novato:
Sunday, May 2, 11 am – 2 pm
Saturday, May 22, 11 am – 2 pm

Kitty Corner location at 876 Sir Francis Drake Blvd in San Anselmo:
Saturday, May 8, 11 am – 2 pm
Sunday, May 16, 11 am – 2 pm

You can also snag a FREE engraved ID tag when you join us at any of our pop-ups!

Keep your dog’s paw on the right side of the law… get them licensed! Licensing your dog is not only the law in Marin County, it’s also the fastest way to identify them if they ever get lost.

Questions about licensing? Find more information here or call us at 415.506.6220.

May
27
Thu
ONLINE Cats 101 @ Online Zoom class
May 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Learn practical tips for building a positive relationship with your resident feline(s) and how to provide for the 5 basic needs of all cats. We’ll talk about how to prevent litter box problems and destructive scratching, and how to play with your cat. Plus, we’ll share our favorite food, litter and toy products. Perfect for new and seasoned cat guardians alike!

This is an online ZOOM class.

Cost $15

Taught by Beth Weil

Register now!

May
31
Mon
Late Licensing Fees Waived! @ Kitty Corner
May 31 @ 5:00 pm

LAST CHANCE! ENDS TODAY.

During May, we’re waiving ALL late fees on dog licenses, whether your purchase or renew it online or at one of our in-person licensing pop-ups!

Buy or renew your dog’s license in person and you’ll be also entered to win a $100 gift certificate to Pet Food Express!

Find us at our licensing pop-ups here:

Marin Humane campus at 171 Bel Marin Keys Blvd. in Novato:
Sunday, May 2, 11 am – 2 pm
Saturday, May 22, 11 am – 2 pm

Kitty Corner location at 876 Sir Francis Drake Blvd in San Anselmo:
Saturday, May 8, 11 am – 2 pm
Sunday, May 16, 11 am – 2 pm

You can also snag a FREE engraved ID tag when you join us at any of our pop-ups!

Keep your dog’s paw on the right side of the law… get them licensed! Licensing your dog is not only the law in Marin County, it’s also the fastest way to identify them if they ever get lost.

Questions about licensing? Find more information here or call us at 415.506.6220.

Jun
3
Thu
ONLINE Working with Shy Felines @ Online Zoom workshop
Jun 3 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

This workshop demonstrates techniques to help socialize shy kittens and cats.  It is intended for people who have adopted shy kittens or cats or folks who are interested in helping Marin Humane foster shy kittens and cats.

This is a FREE Zoom workshop. We’ll send you the link once you register here.

Taught by Beth Weil.