Events and News

Pooch Essentials Class

Saturday, May 23, 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.

Feline Fundamentals Class

Saturday, May 23, 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. 

Urban Tails Guided Outing

Saturday, May 23, 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. 

 

 

Low-cost Vaccination Clinic

Sunday, May 31, 2015

1 - 5 PM

Asheville Humane Society and the Buncombe County Animal Shelter are holding their monthly shot clinic at Asheville Humane Society's Adoption & Education Center located at 14 Forever Friend Ln. For a full list of services and pricing click here.

 

Chamber Challenge 5K

 Friday, June 5, 2015

4:30 - 6:30 PM

Asheville Humane Society will be participating in the Asheville Chamber of Commerce Chamber Challenge 5k. Come cheer on our team of staff and volunteer runners and visit our booth with adoptable animals. Our participation is generously sponsored by Jus' Running.

 

Asheville Half Marathon & 10K

Saturday, June 6, 2015

7 - 11 AM

Asheville Humane Society is a proud charity partner of the Asheville Half Marathon & 10K.Our volunteers will be on the course to assist the runners and AHS will be a recipient of a portion of the proceeds from the race. To volunteer for this event please email volunteer@ashevillehumane.org.

Animal Body Language Class

Monday, June 8, 2015

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.  The material is great for your volunteer work and for your interactions with your own animals or others every day!  Sign up through the Volunteer Information Center online or e-mail us at volunteer@ashevillehumane.org with any questions.

 

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