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


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Oct
29
Sat
Dogtober Fest @ Strawberry Village mall
Oct 29 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Hello! Strawberry Village will be hosting DOGtoberfest on Saturday, October 29th from 12pm-3pm for a paws-a-tively spooktacular afternoon!

Activities will include a variety of pet related activities including pet photos, pet sketch artist, and pet adoptions, plus Trick-or-Treating and our famous Pet Costume Contest!

Register your pet at Woodlands Pet Food & Treats for the pet costume contest through 10/28.

Nov
5
Sat
Share a Book @ Novato Library
Nov 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

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

Please call the host library to reserve a spot.

Read more about Share a Book.

Nov
7
Mon
Virtual Pet Loss Support Group @ Online Zoom Meeting
Nov 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Photo credit: Barari Catalin

Facilitated by a professional grief counselor from By the Bay Health, 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 the Nov 7 meeting is Wednesday, Nov 2.

Nov
9
Wed
Share a Book @ San Anselmo Library
Nov 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Please call the host library to reserve a spot.

Read more about Share a Book.

Nov
16
Wed
Share a Book @ Sausalito Library
Nov 16 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

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

Please call the host library to reserve a spot.

Read more about Share a Book.

Nov
19
Sat
Share a Book @ Northgate Library
Nov 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

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

Please call the host library to reserve a spot.

Read more about Share a Book.

Paint Your Pet Workshop for Kids @ Marin Humane Novato Campus (Education Room)
Nov 19 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

For children ages 8-12

Paint your PetGrab a brush and paint a portrait of your pet! Local artist Claire Raymond will help young artists paint a creative and realistic portrait of their pet. Then, artists will enjoy a brief tour of the shelter and a snack.

Please list any dietary needs or restrictions when registering.

After registering for the workshop, please email a high-quality photo of your pet to education@marinhumane.org (just one pet per canvas – head shots work best). We’ll transfer the outline of your pet onto a 9″ x 12″ canvas before the program. The canvas, easel, and all other paint supplies will be provided.

Register now!

Dec
3
Sat
Share a Book @ Novato Library
Dec 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

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

Please call the host library to reserve a spot.

Read more about Share a Book.

Dec
5
Mon
Virtual Pet Loss Support Group @ Online Zoom Meeting
Dec 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Photo credit: Barari Catalin

Facilitated by a professional grief counselor from By the Bay Health, 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 the Dec 5 meeting is Wednesday, Nov 30.

Dec
14
Wed
Share a Book @ San Anselmo Library
Dec 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Please call the host library to reserve a spot.

Read more about Share a Book.