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April 2019

April 16 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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! Our 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 dog handling outside of the kennel, both at the Haywood County Animal Shelter,…

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April 20 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Haywood Historic Farmers Market, 250 Pigeon Street
Waynesville, NC 28786

Come meet some of our amazing volunteers alongside our adoptable dogs at the opening of the Historic Haywood Farmer's Market.

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April 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Haywood County Animal Shelter, 453 Jones Cove Road
Clyde, NC 28721 United States

Sarge's is now running a volunteer and foster program that encompasses both the Sarge's Adoption Center, and the new 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…

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April 23 @ 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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April 24 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Haywood County Animal Shelter, 453 Jones Cove Road
Clyde, NC 28721 United States

Sarge's is now running a volunteer and foster program that encompasses both the Sarge's Adoption Center, and the new 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…

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April 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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! Our 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 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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April 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 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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April 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Haywood County Animal Shelter, 453 Jones Cove Road
Clyde, NC 28721 United States

Rescue animals often have traumatic experiences that have profound effects on their emotional health. Come and learn what you can do to help them have a more balanced emotional experience.

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April 29 @ 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

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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May 2019

May 4 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Sarge's Animal Rescue Foundation will have a booth at the Haywood Horse Expo. Come see our adoptable dogs and learn more about our adoptable cats while attending the animal wellness clinic, the free equine demonstrations, and buying used tack. More information can be found at https://haywoodhorseexpo.com/

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May 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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. Our 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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May 11 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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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May 11 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Haywood County Animal Shelter, 453 Jones Cove Road
Clyde, NC 28721 United States

Sarge's is now running a volunteer and foster program that encompasses both the Sarge's Adoption Center, and the new 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…

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May 13 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Haywood County Animal Shelter, 453 Jones Cove Road
Clyde, NC 28721 United States

Sarge's is now running a volunteer and foster program that encompasses both the Sarge's Adoption Center, and the new 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…

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May 14 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 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! Our 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 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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May 14 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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 17 @ 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

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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May 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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! Our 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 dog handling outside of the kennel, both at the Haywood County Animal Shelter,…

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May 18 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Junaluska Animal Hospital, 3248 Asheville Rd.
Waynesville, NC 28786 United States

Come help us celebrate the re-opening of Junaluska Animal Hospital and their emergency clinic. Staff will be giving tours, having interactive experiences, giveaways, gift bags, fun, food and games. Meanwhile, we will have adoptable dogs and information about adopting animals from Sarge's Animal Rescue and the Haywood County Animal Shelter.

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May 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Haywood County Animal Shelter, 453 Jones Cove Road
Clyde, NC 28721 United States

This class will be covering the basics of how to train your dog to potty outside.  We will be go over  the basics for dogs of all ages and then have time for questions and discussion.  This class is open to anyone but does require advanced registration.  This class is for humans only so please leave your dogs at home.

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May 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Dog House, 310 N. Haywood St
Waynesville, NC 28786 United States

This event is designed to provide folks in need with much needed care for their companion animals. There will also be vendors with information on animal related themes, such as Animal Hospital of Waynesville, the Dog House, and Haywood Spay/Neuter. There will be a free microchip clinic, a rabies clinic, flea medication, dog and cat toys, cat litter and dog and cat food available while supplies last!

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May 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Haywood County Animal Shelter, 453 Jones Cove Road
Clyde, NC 28721 United States

Clicker Training is one of many tools in a toolbox for a positive reinforcement based dog trainer.  A lot of people have heard of clickers or used them in a training class with their dog but don't really feel comfortable with them.  They are a wonderful tool for us to use in shelter environments and utilize them in our training programs.  We only use clickers for positive reinforcement training and therefore have dogs that eagerly participate in our training sessions.…

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May 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 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 new 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…

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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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