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

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VIRTUAL One-Day Camp: Dog Training! @ Online Zoom class
Feb 20 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am

Saturday, February 20
9 am – 11:30 am
Cost $50

The workshop is full!

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, February 18 to allow for timely delivery of the kits.

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


The Link Between Animal Abuse and Domestic Violence @ Online event
Apr 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

You’re invited to a free, special seminar on the link between domestic violence and animal abuse and what we can do to prevent it.

Join Center for Domestic Peace and Marin Humane to build community around this critical topic. We’ll take a deeper dive into the research, explore ways to identify abuse, and provide practical steps to take to help people and animals in need. April is dedicated to the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

National expert Dr. Phil Arkow, the coordinator of the National Link Coalition – the National Resource Center on the The Link between Animal Abuse and Human Violence, will be the speaker at this important event. You will also learn about resources both Marin Humane and Center for Domestic Peace offer to people and pets in our community.

This free seminar is designed for professionals in the fields of law enforcement, veterinary medicine, animal welfare, and human services, yet all interested are welcome.

Register now!

VIRTUAL Paint Your Pet Workshop @ Online Zoom workshop
May 8 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Saturday May 8
10:30 am – 12 pm

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: 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, May 2.

Buy your tickets now!

Bay Area Pignic @ Marin Humane
Aug 29 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join us for the 10th 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
Bake Sale
Health Checks
…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:

Loft bed from BlackPawWhitePaw
Abbie Manor from BlackPawWhitePaw
Sonoma Canopy Tours zip line
Stationary and stickers from NoriStudio
Stickers & guinea pig hotel sign from MonDesign
Stationary from AmyFrances
Tipi bed from Kavee Cage
Sofa and guinea pig crash pad from Fat Bottomed Boars Bedding
Flat Cavy from FlatBonnie

Buy tickets here!

All proceeds will benefit the small companion animals at Marin Humane.