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


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Oct
20
Sat
Pet First Aid & CPR @ Marin Humane
Oct 20 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

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!

 

Oct
21
Sun
Bull Breed Basics @ Marin Humane
Oct 21 @ 8:45 pm – 9:45 pm

Are you a bully breed lover who would like to train with fellow bully enthusiasts and learn more about these unique dogs?

This beginning level, six week class will teach the fundamentals of good manners – sit, down, stay, come, polite greetings and walking, wait at doors, and leave it – and address specific training needs of bully breeds.

Relevant breeds and breed mixes are: boxers, bulldogs, pit bulls, Staffordshire terriers, rottweilers, and mastiffs. For dogs five months old or older.

THIS IS A SIX WEEK CLASS. Dates: 10/21, 11/04, 11/18, 12/2, and 12/9. (Skip 11/11 and 11/19)

Cost $150

Register now!

Oct
24
Wed
Marin Senior Information Fair @ Marin Center Exhibition Hall
Oct 24 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm


Marin Humane and its volunteer animal ambassadors will have a booth at the 2018 Senior Information Fair located in the Marin Center Exhibition Hall. Stop by to meet the animals and learn about the programs and services we offer. The fair features a wide variety of activities, services, and information.

The Marin Senior Fair is Northern California’s must attend event for senior information. Free admission, transportation, shuttle, and parking!

More information

Oct
27
Sat
Animal Photography for Kids @ Marin Humane
Oct 27 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 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 facility. 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 longtime Marin resident, Marin Humane SHARE volunteer and avid photographer, Kathie Meier.

Recommended for children ages 10 – 14.

Cost $50

Register now!

Nov
5
Mon
Support after the Loss of a Loved Animal @ Marin Humane
Nov 5 @ 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
10
Sat
Share a Book @ San Rafael Library
Nov 10 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

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

Please call the library to reserve a spot.

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Nov
17
Sat
Bird Basics @ Marin Humane
Nov 17 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Presented by Maggie Rufo from local bird rescue organization Mickaboo Companion Bird Rescue, this workshop is designed to give bird guardians, and those thinking of adding a bird to their family, the tools they need to prevent or correct behavior and health problems.

Bird Basics will address proper avian care and diet, symptoms of illness and first aid, general husbandry, taming and training, and much more.

Bird Basics is free to the public, but registration is required due to limited space. Please do not bring your birds to class.

Register now!

Dec
3
Mon
Support after the Loss of a Loved Animal @ Marin Humane
Dec 3 @ 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.

 

Dec
8
Sat
Share a Book @ San Rafael Library
Dec 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

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

Please call the library to reserve a spot.

Read more

Jan
7
Mon
Support after the Loss of a Loved Animal @ Marin Humane
Jan 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.