Events and News

Pooch Essentials Class

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

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, March 25, 2015

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.

Pooch Essentials Class

Saturday, March 28, 2015

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.

Canine Caretaker Class

Saturday, March 28, 2015

10-11 AM

Join the team responsible for the basic care of our Adoption Center dogs and puppies!  Participants in this class will learn how to feed the dogs, clean all the canine areas, perform outdoor rotations, deliver Kongs, and more. Once this class is completed, volunteers can take over the daily responsibilities of dog care in the Adoption Center, enabling staff to spend even more time with potential adopters and making the matches that save lives!  Prerequisites: Pooch Essentials Class.  Sign up using the Volunteer Information Center online or e-mail volunteer@ashevillehumane.org with any questions. 

Feline Fundamentals Class

Saturday, March 28, 2015

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. 

Hiking Hounds

Sunday, March 29, 2015

10 AM-1 PM

One of our most popular volunteer activities is our Hiking Hounds program!  Volunteers take shelter dogs on hikes as part of our enrichment programming.  If you love the great outdoors and dogs, this is the volunteer activity for you!  For more information about Hiking Hounds and for applications, please e-mail ahshikinghounds@outlook.com. Reservations are required for each hike.

Urban Tails Outing

Saturday, April 4, 2015

10 AM-12 PM

Take an adoptable dog out on the town!  Urban Tails is our newest volunteer program that pairs up active people and dogs for outdoor adventures.  Join in the fun, as we take our furry friends to a local park for some exercise and fresh air!  If you are interested in joining this program, please e-mail volunteer@ashevillehumane.org for an explanation of requirements and for more information. 

Volunteer Orientation & Tour

Saturday, April 4, 2015

11:30 AM-1 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. 

Volunteer Orientation & Tour

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

6:30-8 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. 

 

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