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


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Dec
29
Sat
Fee Waived Adoptions @ Marin Humane
Dec 29 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Adopt your new best friend at our Novato Shelter or Kitty Corner in San Anselmo!

We are waiving the adoption fee on all our animals – dogs, cats, bunnies, guinea pigs, birds, turtles, and more – from Tuesday, December 26 through Sunday, December 31.

Search all our adorable adoptables online at: marinhumane.org/adopt

Dec
30
Sun
Fee Waived Adoptions @ Marin Humane
Dec 30 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Adopt your new best friend at our Novato Shelter or Kitty Corner in San Anselmo!

We are waiving the adoption fee on all our animals – dogs, cats, bunnies, guinea pigs, birds, turtles, and more – from Tuesday, December 26 through Sunday, December 31.

Search all our adorable adoptables online at: marinhumane.org/adopt

Jan
5
Sat
Adopting a Dog @ Marin Humane Conference Room
Jan 5 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

How fun! Whether you are thinking about adopting a new canine family member, or you have already brought home your new best friend, this 90-minute workshop will give you a quick start on how to be a “new dog parent.” Discussion topics include: new dog management in the home, tips on potty training and crate training, basic equipment, proper socialization and more! Please note: This is a humans-only workshop. Please leave your dog at home.

Cost $25

Register now!

Jul
28
Sun
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.

More information

Aug
17
Sat
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!

May
11
Mon
CANCELLED Hoppy Hour @ Kitty Corner
May 11 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

WE’RE SORRY, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

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 hop on over… you might just find the perfect “bun” to adopt.

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

Jun
8
Mon
CANCELLED Hoppy Hour @ Kitty Corner
Jun 8 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 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 hop on over… you might just find the perfect “bun” to adopt.

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

Jul
13
Mon
CANCELLED Hoppy Hour @ Kitty Corner
Jul 13 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 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 hop on over… you might just find the perfect “bun” to adopt.

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

Aug
10
Mon
CANCELLED Hoppy Hour @ Kitty Corner
Aug 10 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 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 hop on over… you might just find the perfect “bun” to adopt.

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

Oct
30
Sat
Dogtober Fest @ Strawberry Village Mall
Oct 30 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Hello! Strawberry Village will be hosting DOGtoberfest on Saturday, October 30th from 12pm-3pm for a paws-a-tively spooktacular afternoon!

DOGtoberfest will be geared toward pet-lovers and their four-legged family members. The activities will include a variety of free pet related activities including free pet photos, pet sketch artist, a police K-9 unit, a pet psychic and pet adoptions, plus Trick-or-Treating and our famous Pet Costume Contest! This year we have a real treat  Hopalong Animal Rescue and Marin Humane have come together and are now partners!
Hopalong, now a division of Marin Humane, shares their mission which is  to ” transform lives through exceptional animal care, humane education, and advocacy. Every day, we inspire compassion and positive relationships between people and animals.” This union now means that even more “lives are made happy!”

Registration for the Pet Costume Contest will benefit both organizations and their critical work rescuing thousands of animals in need each year!

Howl’oween Pet Costume Contest, 2-3pm
All pets and their humans who register for the Costume Contest, held outside Woodlands Pet Food & Treats will get their turn to strut on the red carpet to show off their Howl’oween costume and personality for the judges. Every pet will receive a prize for participating! Special awards will be given for Most Houndsome and Paws-atively Most Fetching, to name a few.

Registration sign-ups will be at Woodlands Pet Food & Treats (Strawberry Village location only) anytime during business hours until October 30th. Registration is $10 ($15 on October 30th) and includes goodies for all pets, compliments of Woodlands Pet Food & Treats. 100% of the registration fee will be donated to Hopalong Animal Rescue & Marin Humane.

Trick or Treating, 12-3pm
Merchants participating in the Marketing Fund will be provided Halloween candy and treats to distribute to all of the ghouls and goblins that stop by. You will need to provide you own receptacle for the candy. Merchants who are not part of the Marketing Fund are welcome to distribute their own candy and treats.

Piazza Parking Closure
The front half of the Piazza parking area between Starbucks/Aloh-O Poke and The Spanish Table/Pizza Antica will be closed to traffic and parking until approximately 4:00pm on Saturday, October 30th.