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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

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
14
Sat
Gala 2019 @ Marin Humane, Novato Campus
Sep 14 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Join us for an evening of fun, food, fundraising, and lots of furry friends. Tickets now on sale!

Sep
22
Sun
What Is My Cat Saying @ Marin Humane
Sep 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Cats are probably the most misunderstood of all domestic animals. This workshop is full of photos and video to demonstrate cats unintentional and intentional nonverbal communication signals. Learning these signals will help you and your feline companion communicate better with each other.

Cost $25

Taught by Beth Weil

Register now!

Oct
5
Sat
Animal Photography for Kids @ Marin Humane
Oct 5 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join us for a fun photography workshop! Our theme will be “A Day in the Life at Marin Humane” as we photograph daily activities and shelter animals at our Novato campus. Prior camera experience is not required. Instruction and handouts on basic photography principles will be provided and the main focus of the workshop will be on techniques to capture great photos.

What to bring:
• Digital camera (fully charged). If at all possible, please bring a dedicated digital  camera.
• Memory Card (empty)
• Extra batteries

At the conclusion of the workshop each student will leave their digital storage card with the
instructor. Photos will be uploaded to a private gallery for viewing and the card will be returned by mail. Each student will receive a set of five original greeting cards featuring their favorite photos. A limited number of digital cameras are available for use during the class for students who do not have access to one.

The class will be taught by Kathie Meier, longtime Marin resident, Marin Humane volunteer, and avid photographer.

Recommended for children ages 10 – 14.

Cost $50

Register now!

Oct
7
Mon
Support after the Loss of a Loved Animal @ Marin Humane
Oct 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Pet loss support groupFacilitated by a professional Hospice by the Bay grief counselor, this support group 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 and if you have experienced a similar loss, come share your grief and learn skills to help you on your journey toward healing.

Registration is not required. For additional information, please contact Hospice by the Bay at 415-526-5699, email griefsupport@hbtb.org, or view the flyer here.

 

Nov
4
Mon
Support after the Loss of a Loved Animal @ Marin Humane
Nov 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Pet loss support groupFacilitated by a professional Hospice by the Bay grief counselor, this support group 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 and if you have experienced a similar loss, come share your grief and learn skills to help you on your journey toward healing.

Registration is not required. For additional information, please contact Hospice by the Bay at 415-526-5699, email griefsupport@hbtb.org, or view the flyer here.

 

Nov
9
Sat
Pet First Aid & CPR Workshop @ Marin Humane
Nov 9 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Marin Humane's Pet First Aid & CPR workshop

Presented by American Safety & Health Institute certified instructor Peter Pay, this hands-on workshop teaches basic lifesaving techniques and preparedness, including basic pet first aid, CPR training, rescue breathing, restraint and muzzling, choking management, poison response, and much more.

Included in the First Aid & CPR workshop is a first aid workbook and completion certificate.

Please leave your animals at home. “Resus-a-dog” and “Resus-a-cat” manikins will be available for hands-on training.

Cost $65

Space is limited for this workshop; pre-registration is required.

Register now!

Dec
2
Mon
Support after the Loss of a Loved Animal @ Marin Humane
Dec 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Pet loss support groupFacilitated by a professional Hospice by the Bay grief counselor, this support group 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 and if you have experienced a similar loss, come share your grief and learn skills to help you on your journey toward healing.

Registration is not required. For additional information, please contact Hospice by the Bay at 415-526-5699, email griefsupport@hbtb.org, or view the flyer here.

 

Jan
6
Mon
Support after the Loss of a Loved Animal @ Marin Humane
Jan 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Pet loss support groupFacilitated by a professional Hospice by the Bay grief counselor, this support group 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 and if you have experienced a similar loss, come share your grief and learn skills to help you on your journey toward healing.

Registration is not required. For additional information, please contact Hospice by the Bay at 415-526-5699, email griefsupport@hbtb.org, or view the flyer here.