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Haywood County Animal Shelter

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

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March 2019

March 16 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Haywood County Animal Shelter, 453 Jones Cove Road
Clyde, NC 28721 United States

Kitten season is right around the corner! Help us keep them safe and healthy until they can find homes. This class is presented by The National Kitten Coalition and is taught by Susan Spaulding. It is hosted by Sarge's Animal Rescue Foundation in conjunction with the Friends of the Haywood County Animal Shelter. In this class, we will discuss how to keep pregnant mama cats and their kittens safe and healthy during pregnancy, labor, and lactation. We will also discuss…

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March 19 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 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 impart some of her expertise and help to make us better care providers. This class is required for one-on-one cat handling, both at the Haywood County Animal Shelter, and at the Sarge's Animal Rescue Adoption Center.

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March 20 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 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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March 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Haywood County Animal Shelter, 453 Jones Cove Road
Clyde, NC 28721 United States

Kids of all ages are invited! Join Laurel Parker of Red Mama Cat Beds in making cozy cat beds for the kitties at the Haywood County Animal Shelter. These beds make the cats feel safe and warm as they wait for their perfect home. The class is free! Suggested donation: an old cashmere or wool sweater that can be made into a den for a shelter cat. Youth for Sarge's is a program created under the auspices of Sarge's Animal…

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March 27 @ 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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March 30 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Haywood County Animal Shelter, 453 Jones Cove Road
Clyde, NC 28721 United States

Puppy season will be here before we know it! Help homeless dogs and puppies stay safe and healthy until they are able to be adopted. This workshop will be taught by Veterinarian Crystal Singleton, and is hosted by Sarge's Animal Rescue Foundation in conjunction with the Friends of the Haywood County Animal Shelter. In this class, we will discuss how to keep pregnant dogs and their puppies safe and healthy during pregnancy, labor, and lactation. We will also discuss caring…

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April 2019

April 2 @ 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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April 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 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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April 8 @ 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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April 13 @ 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 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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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 @ 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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May 2019

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 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 @ 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 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 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 24 @ 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 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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June 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Haywood County Animal Shelter, 453 Jones Cove Road
Clyde, NC 28721 United States

The final class in our series on Keeping Kids and Companion Animals Safe, this class is for adults, and is taught by Sarge's Animal Behavior Coordinator and Dog Trainer, Caitlin Morrow. In this class, Caitlin will teach adults how to manage kids and animals so that everyone stays safe, and address concerns and issues faced in the management of these moving and sometimes unpredictable parts of the family. Please note that this class is for adults only, so please leave…

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July 2019

July 1 @ 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, 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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July 1 @ 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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July 3 @ 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. 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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July 9 @ 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! 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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July 10 @ 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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July 13 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 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! 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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July 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Haywood County Animal Shelter, 453 Jones Cove Road
Clyde, NC 28721 United States

Just in time for summer, Sarge's is kickstarting the Youth for Sarge's program for 2019. In addition to special classes being offered in June, this Kickoff is designed just for kids, and will help them find their way into safe volunteer work with Sarge's and the Haywood County Animal Shelter. Open to kids of all ages, this event will provide some hands-on opportunities to make enrichment toys for the animals, and to meet our hard working volunteers who will be…

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July 20 @ 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! 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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July 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 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, 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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July 22 @ 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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July 25 @ 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! 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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July 29 @ 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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August 2019

August 2 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Haywood County Animal Shelter, 453 Jones Cove Road
Clyde, NC 28721 United States

At Sarge's, it would be impossible to do what we do without our excellent volunteers. With our recent re-launch of the Youth for Sarge's program, the youngest animal advocates now have a chance to help homeless pets in our community. On August 3rd, Youth for Sarge's will host a donation-based lemonade and mini-pupsicle stand at Sarge's 14th Annual Dog Walk in downtown Waynesville. In preparation of this event, Youth for Sarge's will be throwing a mini-pupsicle making event in the…

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August 7 @ 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! 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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August 10 @ 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. 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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August 13 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 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 want. Our 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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August 13 @ 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, providing enrichment, 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 behind-the-scenes tour of the new…

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August 17 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 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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August 17 @ 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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August 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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August 21 @ 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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August 24 @ 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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August 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 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 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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August 29 @ 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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August 30 @ 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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August 31 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Haywood County Animal Shelter, 453 Jones Cove Road
Clyde, NC 28721 United States

Presented by Sarge's Animal Rescue in conjunction with the Friends of Haywood County Animal Shelter, this popular Yoga with Cats class is back! Yoga-instructor-in-training, Hayley Printz, will be teaching this fun yoga flow as part of her certification process. All levels of expertise are welcome to hit the mat alongside some of our favorite, adoptable shelter cats! A donation-based class, taught in the New Leash on Life Adoption Center Education Room, all proceeds will go to the Friends of Haywood…

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September 2019

September 5 @ 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 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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September 9 @ 10:00 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, 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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September 10 @ 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! 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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September 14 @ 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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September 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 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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September 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 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, 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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September 21 @ 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Haywood County Animal Shelter, 453 Jones Cove Road
Clyde, NC 28721 United States

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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September 25 @ 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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September 26 @ 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! 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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September 28 @ 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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September 28 @ 5:00 pm - 5:30 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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September 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 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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October 2019

October 8 @ 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! 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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October 9 @ 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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October 12 @ 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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October 12 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 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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October 12 @ 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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October 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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