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Haywood County Animal Shelter

453 Jones Cove Road
Clyde, NC 28721 United States
828-456-5338

Upcoming Events

November 2019

November 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! 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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November 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, providing enrichment, and cleaning the cages of the cats there.   We have various opportunities available for getting involved. At orientation, we will discuss the different roles filled by volunteers, safety precautions, training opportunities, and sign the legal paperwork needed. After this, you will get the behind-the-scenes tour of the…

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November 16 @ 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! 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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November 18 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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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November 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 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 ask. Sarge’s animal behavior coordinator, Caitlin Morrow, will impart some of her expertise and help to make us better care providers. 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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November 21 @ 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, providing enrichment, and cleaning the cages of the cats there.   We have various opportunities available for getting involved. At orientation, we will discuss the different roles filled by volunteers, safety precautions, training opportunities, and sign the legal paperwork needed. After this, you will get the behind-the-scenes tour of the…

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November 21 @ 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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November 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 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 Haywood County Animal Shelter. We also have volunteers that work at PetSmart in Waynesville, providing enrichment, and cleaning the cages of the cats there.   We have various opportunities available for getting involved. At orientation, we will discuss the different roles filled by volunteers, safety precautions, training opportunities, and sign the legal paperwork needed. After this, you will get the behind-the-scenes tour of the…

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