Events and News

11th Annual Taste of Compassion

Presented by Animal Hospital of North Asheville

Saturday, November 15, 2014

6 - 9:30 PM


Save the Date for Asheville Humane Society's 11th Annual Taste of Compassion Gala - Around the World with 80 Strays, Presented by Animal Hospital of North Asheville. On Saturday, November 15th from 6 - 9:30 PM join us for a first class event featuring over 20 international wines and gourmet vegetarian tastings from local restaurants.  Live music will infuse the evening with old world ambiance while guests bid on  unique items, travel packages and one-of-a-kind experiences in our highly anticipated live and silent auctions. Along with all of our generous local artists, businesses and organizations who donate to our auction, Prestige Subaru will be offering up a brand new 2015 Subaru Outback for bid to benefit Asheville Humane Society!  Tickets are now on sale! For more information and to purchase tickets Click Here.  

 Pet Food Drive October 1 - 15, 2014  

 


Kitty Caretaker Class

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

5:30-6:30 PM

Join the team responsible for the basic care of our Adoption Center cats and kittens!  Participants in this class will learn how to feed the cats, clean all the kitty areas, and other aspects of basic care.  At the end of the class, you will also learn fun ways to enrich the shelter experience for our feline friends, including teaching them tricks!  Prerequisites: Feline Fundamentals Class. 

Driver's Ed Group Dog Class

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

6-7 PM

Come and join other volunteers and practice your training skills with an instructor!  Participants will work with Adoption Center dogs on basic training and also on specific behaviors and tasks.  Prerequisites include: Pooch Essentials Class and Basic Skills Dog Training Class.  Sign up using the Volunteer Information Center or e-mail volunteer@ashevillehumane.org for more information.

 

 

Volunteer Orientation & Tour

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

6 - 8:30 PM

Take the first step towards becoming a volunteer for the largest lifesaving animal welfare agency in Western North Carolina!  Fill out an application online and plan to attend this session to get started.  The orientation will explain types of volunteer work, requirements, and the rewards of joining the team at Asheville Humane Society!  Following the orientation, attendees will be given a tour of our beautiful and functional Adoption Center.  We welcome junior volunteers ages 10 and up!  For more information, contact us at volunteer@ashevillehumane.org.  Reservations required. 


Pooch Essentials Class

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

6 -7  PM

Get ready to be hands-on with our canine friends!  This class is for volunteers who want to interact with dogs and puppies at the Adoption Center and at off-site events.  Prerequisites include attendance at a general volunteer orientation session and completion of Bed, Bath & Beyond requirements.  Sign up through the Volunteer Information Center or e-mail us with any questions at volunteer@ashevillehumane.org.  


Feline Fundamentals Class

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

7 - 8 PM

Get ready to be hands-on with our feline friends!  This class is for volunteers who want to interact with cats and kittens at the Adoption Center and at off-site events.  Prerequisites include attendance at a general volunteer orientation session and completion of Bed, Bath & Beyond requirements.  Sign up through the Volunteer Orientation Center or e-mail us with any questions at volunteer@ashevillehumane.org.

Animal Body Language Class

Friday, October 24, 2014

5:30-7 PM

Learn all about what dogs and cats are telling us through non-verbal communication!  This class explores the various expressions of our canine and feline friends and also shows how your body language can influence their reactions to you.  This class is open to all volunteers.  Sign up through the Volunteer Information Center online or e-mail us at volunteer@ashevillehumane.org with any questions. 


Pooch Essentials Class

Saturday, October 25, 2014

9 - 10  AM

Get ready to be hands-on with our canine friends!  This class is for volunteers who want to interact with dogs and puppies at the Adoption Center and at off-site events.  Prerequisites include attendance at a general volunteer orientation session and completion of Bed, Bath & Beyond requirements.  Sign up through the Volunteer Information Center or e-mail us with any questions at volunteer@ashevillehumane.org.  


Feline Fundamentals Class

Saturday, October 25, 2014

10 - 11 AM

Get ready to be hands-on with our feline friends!  This class is for volunteers who want to interact with cats and kittens at the Adoption Center and at off-site events.  Prerequisites include attendance at a general volunteer orientation session and completion of Bed, Bath & Beyond requirements.  Sign up through the Volunteer Orientation Center or e-mail us with any questions at volunteer@ashevillehumane.org.

Hickory Nut Gap Fall Farm Visit Weekend

Saturday & Sunday, October 25 & 26

11 AM - 3 PM

Community members are invited out to learn about the farm and participate in family activities including a corn maze, apple pressing, hay rides and more! Admission on this weekend will be donated to Asheville HUmane Society. We will be hosting pet adoptions and sharing information about all of our lifesaving programs. For more information about the Farm Visits please contact Hickory Nut Gap Farms


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