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


Looking for the full list of Behavior & Training classes?
Cat Workshops   Dog Classes

Nov
12
Thu
ONLINE Kittens 101 @ Online Zoom class
Nov 12 @ 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!

ONLINE Kittens 101 @ Online Zoom class
Nov 12 @ 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!

Nov
21
Sat
VIRTUAL One-Day Camp: Dog Training! @ Online Zoom class
Nov 21 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am

Saturday, November 21
9 am – 11:30 am
Cost $50

Calling all aspiring dog trainers! In this virtual one-day camp kids will learn dog training techniques used by Marin Humane’s very own dog trainers. You’ll receive a kit with all the supplies you need. You just need to provide the dog!

We’ll also learn about dog body language and, of course, meet some furry friends!

This camp is designed for kids ages 6 and up.

Registration will close on Thursday, November 19 to allow for timely delivery of the kits.

You’ll receive a Zoom link to this virtual one-day camp in your email confirmation.

Register now!

Nov
22
Sun
ONLINE Cats 101 @ Online Zoom class
Nov 22 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

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!

Nov
29
Sun
ONLINE Feline Environment Enrichment @ Online Zoom class
Nov 29 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 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. 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!

Dec
5
Sat
VIRTUAL Paint Your Pet Workshop @ Online Zoom workshop
Dec 5 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Saturday December 5
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, November 29.

Buy your tickets now!

Dec
6
Sun
ONLINE How To Train Your Cat @ Online Zoom class
Dec 6 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 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.

This is an online ZOOM class.

Cost $20

Taught by Beth Weil

Register now!

Dec
7
Mon
Virtual Pet Loss Support Group @ Online Zoom meeting
Dec 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Facilitated by a professional grief counselor from Hospice by the Bay, this free virtual meeting 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, so come share your grief and learn skills to help you on your journey toward healing.

Interested parties should call Mimi DeGennaro, LCSW, at 415.444.9205. She will review expectations and accept registrations. A direct Zoom link will be emailed to those who are enrolled.

Registration deadline for this December 7 meeting is Wednesday, December 2.

Dec
10
Thu
ONLINE Kittens 101 @ Online Zoom class
Dec 10 @ 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!

Dec
13
Sun
ONLINE What is My Cat Saying? @ Online Zoom class
Dec 13 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Cats are probably the most misunderstood of all domestic animals. Would you like to better understand what your cat is saying and how your body language affects your communication with your feline friends? You’ll get new insights into cat behavior.

This is an online Zoom class

Taught by Beth Weil

Cost $20

Register now!