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May 2019

May 25 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Haywood County Animal Shelter, 453 Jones Cove Road
Clyde, NC 28721 United States

Learn more about how cats communicate - both for your comfort and that of the cat! Our resident cat expert, Sharon Bolden, will impart some of her expertise to help to make us better care providers. This hands-on experience is an excellent way to strengthen your understanding of your own cat, as well as shelter cats. This class is also required for volunteers who are interested in doing one-on-one cat handling, and/or fostering, at the Haywood County Animal Shelter, Sarge's…

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May 25 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Taught by certified trainer Lisa Monteith of K-9 Curriculum, this course will dive deep into ways of dealing with animal emergencies. There is a $15 fee for the cost of the course book, which participants will take home, and the certification which will be received after the completion of the class. There will be a short break in the middle of class, and snacks provided.

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May 28 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Haywood County Animal Shelter, 453 Jones Cove Road
Clyde, NC 28721 United States

Get better at knowing what cats want, and how to convince them to do what you want. Our resident cat expert, Sharon Bolden, will guide students through hands-on cat handling to move cats from one area to another, with a focus on maximizing safety and minimizing stress.   This class is required for volunteers moving cats at the Haywood County Animal Shelter, Sarge's Animal Rescue Adoption Center, and PetSmart.

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June 2019

June 1 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Haywood County Animal Shelter, 453 Jones Cove Road
Clyde, NC 28721 United States

Learn more about how cats communicate - both for your comfort and that of the cat! Sarge's resident cat expert, Sharon Bolden, will impart some of her expertise to help to make us better care providers. This hands-on experience is an excellent way to strengthen your understanding of your own cat, as well as shelter cats. This class is also required for volunteers who are interested in doing one-on-one cat handling, and/or fostering, at the Haywood County Animal Shelter, Sarge's…

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June 5 @ 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Haywood County Animal Shelter, 453 Jones Cove Road
Clyde, NC 28721 United States

Fostering is crucial to helping homeless animals find their way into homes. By taking in an animal, you not only give it a break from the stress of shelter life, you also teach it what to expect in a home which makes the transition from "shelter animal" to "family member" easier, and more likely to work out in the animal's favor. Seeing these animals flourish and learn to trust is rewarding for the animal and the foster family! Taking a…

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June 12 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Haywood County Animal Shelter, 453 Jones Cove Road
Clyde, NC 28721 United States

Learn more about leash walking, group play, and how to handle a dog outside of the kennel - which makes play time more fun and stimulating for you and the dog! Sarge's Animal Behavior Coordinator, Caitlin Morrow, will impart some of her expertise and help to make us better care providers. This class is a great way to learn more about your dog, and is required for taking dogs off property, both at the Haywood County Animal Shelter, and at…

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June 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Haywood County Animal Shelter, 453 Jones Cove Road
Clyde, NC 28721 United States

Sarge's runs a volunteer and foster program that encompasses both the Sarge's Adoption Center, and the Haywood County Animal Shelter. We also have volunteers that work at PetSmart in Waynesville, enriching and cleaning the cages of the cats there. We have various opportunities available for getting involved. At orientation, we will discuss the various roles filled by volunteers, safety precautions, training opportunities, and sign the legal paperwork needed. After this, you will get the back scenes tour of the new…

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June 17 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Haywood County Animal Shelter, 453 Jones Cove Road
Clyde, NC 28721 United States

Sarge's runs a volunteer and foster program that encompasses both the Sarge's Adoption Center, and the Haywood County Animal Shelter. We also have volunteers that work at PetSmart in Waynesville, enriching and cleaning the cages of the cats there. We have various opportunities available for getting involved. At orientation, we will discuss the various roles filled by volunteers, safety precautions, training opportunities, and sign the legal paperwork needed. After this, you will get the back scenes tour of the new…

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June 18 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Haywood County Animal Shelter, 453 Jones Cove Road
Clyde, NC 28721 United States

Get better at knowing what dogs want, and how to convince them to do what you want. Sarge's Animal Behavior Coordinator, Caitlin Morrow, will impart some of her expertise to help make us better care providers. This class focuses on moving dogs safely from one place to another, with careful attention to safety and minimizing stress. This class is required for one-on-one dog handling, both at the Haywood County Animal Shelter, and at the Sarge's Animal Rescue Adoption Center.

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June 24 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Haywood County Animal Shelter, 453 Jones Cove Road
Clyde, NC 28721 United States

Sarge's runs a volunteer and foster program that encompasses both the Sarge's Adoption Center, and the Haywood County Animal Shelter. We also have volunteers that work at PetSmart in Waynesville, enriching and cleaning the cages of the cats there. We have various opportunities available for getting involved. At orientation, we will discuss the various roles filled by volunteers, safety precautions, training opportunities, and sign the legal paperwork needed. After this, you will get the back scenes tour of the new…

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June 25 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Haywood County Animal Shelter, 453 Jones Cove Road
Clyde, NC 28721 United States

This class is part of a week-long series offered by Sarge's Animal Rescue, on Keeping Kids and Companion Animals Safe.   In this class, Sharon Bolden from Sarge's Animal Rescue will have kids 5-18 do a hands-on activity before going into the basics of cat body language and taking care of cats, with ample time for questions.    Parents can stay if they would like, but are not required. If you want to stay with you child, please register for…

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June 26 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Haywood County Animal Shelter, 453 Jones Cove Road
Clyde, NC 28721 United States

Get better at knowing what cats want, and how to convince them to do what you want. Sarge's resident cat expert, Sharon Bolden, will guide students through hands-on cat handling to move cats from one area to another, with a focus on maximizing safety and minimizing stress.   This class is required for volunteers moving cats at the Haywood County Animal Shelter, Sarge's Animal Rescue Adoption Center, and PetSmart.

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June 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Haywood County Animal Shelter, 453 Jones Cove Road
Clyde, NC 28721 United States

In this class, Lisa Monteith of K-9 curriculum will have kids 5-18 do a hands-on activity before going into the basics of dog body language, with ample time for questions.  She will incorporate slides and her own dog to demonstrate. Parents can stay if they would like, but are not required. If you want to stay with you child, please register for yourself to reserve the spot. This class is part of a larger series offered by Sarge's Animal Rescue,…

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June 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Haywood County Animal Shelter, 453 Jones Cove Road
Clyde, NC 28721 United States

Learn more about how dogs communicate - both for your comfort and that of the dog! Sarge's Behavior Coordinator, Caitlin Morrow, will impart some of her expertise and help to make us better care providers. This class is a great way to learn more about how your dog communicates with you and other dogs. Required for one-on-one dog handling, and fostering, both at the Haywood County Animal Shelter, and at the Sarge's Animal Rescue Adoption Center.

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