Upcoming Events for Upcoming Events https://www.paws.org/index.php/support/events/ Cat Behavior 201: Advanced Cat-to-English https://www.paws.org/index.php/support/events/cat-behavior-201/?date=2017-05-20 <p>An advanced look into common feline behavior issues, this free training event will dive deeper into the intriguing manners of cats.</p><p>Led by Becca Anzalone, PAWS Animal Care Lead, it’s the perfect enhancement for anyone who has attended our Cat Behavior 101 class, or for anyone wishing to learn more about specific cat issues and strengthen their relationship with their cat.</p><p>Topics will include scratching, aggression toward people, a deeper look into litter box issues, problems between cat and dog, scaredy cat, and how to deal with a nocturnal cat. This event is perfect for any cat guardian or cat lover that wants to learn how to better communicate with their feline friends.</p><p>Whether you’re a cat beginner or long-time guardian, we guarantee you’ll learn something new!</p><p>A $5 donation per person is suggested to support our community education programs. Thank you!</p><p><strong>Please note:</strong> This class is open to people aged 14 years and above. Each person attending must register separately.<a title="Click here to register for Cat Behavior 201 presented by PAWS" href="https://www.gifttool.com/registrar/ShowEventDetails?ID=1938&amp;EID=20580" target="_blank"></a></p><p><a title="Register here" href="https://www.paws.org/index.php/support/events/cat-behavior-201/cat-behavior-201-registration/">Register here</a></p> Wed, 11 May 2016 17:35:02 -0500 https://www.paws.org/index.php/support/events/cat-behavior-201/?date=2017-05-20 Cadette Girl Scouts: Animal Helpers Badge https://www.paws.org/index.php/kids/kids-events/cadettes-animal-helpers-badge/?date=2017-05-20 <p>Earn your Animal Helpers Badge at PAWS! Discover how a dog’s nose helps keep people safe and how a cat’s purr can be just what the doctor ordered. Explore the connection between humans and animals through hand-on activities, crafts and then tour PAWS Companion Animal Services to meet the dogs and cats who call PAWS their temporary home.</p><p><strong>This event is created for individuals and small troops of up to four scouts per troop.</strong><span> Troops with five or more scouts wishing to participate can <a title="Schedule a program" href="https://pawswashington.wufoo.com/forms/qygf6iv1ct4h0c/">schedule a private, special program</a></span><span>.</span></p><p><strong>Cost:</strong> $5 per scout</p><p><a title="Cadette Girl Scouts: Animal Helpers Badge Registration" href="https://www.paws.org/index.php/kids/kids-events/cadettes-animal-helpers-badge/cadette-girl-scouts-animal-helpers-badge/">Register here</a></p><p><em><strong>NOTE:</strong> This is not a drop-off event, so adults must stay and attend the program. Please respect a minimum adult to child ratio of 1:5.</em></p> Thu, 21 Jul 2016 16:54:36 -0500 https://www.paws.org/index.php/kids/kids-events/cadettes-animal-helpers-badge/?date=2017-05-20 Catio Tour Seattle https://www.paws.org/index.php/support/events/catio-tour/?date=2017-06-24 <p>Catios—outdoor cat enclosures—keep cats safe and protect our beloved backyard birds and wildlife.</p><p>Enjoy a fun and informative tour of Greater Seattle homes featuring catios designed to protect cats from predators and a variety of outdoor hazards. You'll be treated to some of the best feline real estate our community has to offer!</p><p>The goal of this unique event is to spread the word about the many benefits of catios, and to inspire you to build one of your own or have one built for you! By providing a safe and secure environment, catios provide cat guardians with peace of mind while protecting birds and wildlife.</p><p>Organized in partnership with <a title="Click here to visit the official website for The Humane Society of the United States" href="http://www.humanesociety.org/" target="_blank">The Humane Society of the United States</a> and <a title="Click here to visit the official website for Catio Spaces" href="http://www.catiospaces.com/" target="_blank">Catio Spaces</a>.</p><p><em>A suggested donation of $10 helps support educational programs like this. Please consider donating when you register.</em></p><p><strong><a title="Register for Catio Tour Seattle 2017" href="https://www.paws.org/index.php/support/events/catio-tour/catio-tour-seattle-2017-registration/">Register</a><br></strong></p> Thu, 05 Mar 2015 17:18:54 -0600 https://www.paws.org/index.php/support/events/catio-tour/?date=2017-06-24 Daisy Girl Scouts: Birdbath Award https://www.paws.org/index.php/kids/kids-events/daisies-birdbath-award/?date=2017-06-30 <p>Earn your Birdbath award at PAWS! Start your animal adventure by learning about our local wild animals and their needs through hands-on activities and crafts. Tour our wildlife hospital lobby where you will see what some of the current patients are up to on our live cameras. Then find out how wildlife rehabilitators care for these animals, and have a chance to practice your own patient care skills on some make-believe wild patients.</p><p><strong>This event is created for individuals and small troops of up to four scouts per troop.</strong><span> Troops with five or more scouts wishing to participate can <a title="Schedule a program" href="https://pawswashington.wufoo.com/forms/qygf6iv1ct4h0c/">schedule a private, special program</a></span><span>.</span></p><p><strong>Cost:</strong> $5 per scout</p><p><em>NOTE: This is not a drop-off event, so adults must stay and attend the program. Please respect a minimum adult to child ratio of 1:5.</em></p><p><a title="Daisies — Birdbath Award Registration" href="https://www.paws.org/index.php/kids/kids-events/daisies-birdbath-award/daisies-birdbath-award-registration/"><span>Register </span>here</a><span><br></span></p><p> </p> Thu, 16 Feb 2017 10:50:45 -0600 https://www.paws.org/index.php/kids/kids-events/daisies-birdbath-award/?date=2017-06-30 Homeschoolers: Companion Animals Are Cool https://www.paws.org/index.php/kids/kids-events/homeschoolers-companion-animals-are-cool/?date=2017-07-11 <p><br>Homeschoolers are invited to PAWS to learn about what makes our companion animals so cool. Explore what it takes to care for a pet and what it means to be a responsible pet guardian through engaging activities and crafts.</p><p>Tour our shelter and meet the dogs and cats waiting to find for their forever homes. Even make a toy for a pet in need!</p><p>This event is created for small homeschool groups and families. Larger homeschool groups can participate in this same program through a private scheduling. Please contact us for availability.</p><p><strong>NOTE:</strong> This is not a drop-off event, so adults must stay and attend the program. Please respect a minimum adult to child ratio of 1:5.</p><p><strong>Age suitability:</strong> 6-12 years<br><strong>Cost:</strong> $10 per child</p><p><strong>Questions?</strong><br>Please contact our Education Programs Manager at <a title="Click here to contact our Education Manager about kids events at PAWS" href="mailto:education@paws.org">education@paws.org</a> or 425.412.4026.</p><p><a title="Register here" href="https://www.paws.org/index.php/kids/kids-events/homeschoolers-companion-animals-are-cool/homeschoolers-companion-animals-are-cool-registration-july-11-2017/">Register here</a></p> Thu, 16 Feb 2017 10:55:56 -0600 https://www.paws.org/index.php/kids/kids-events/homeschoolers-companion-animals-are-cool/?date=2017-07-11 Animal Superpowers https://www.paws.org/index.php/kids/kids-events/animal-superpowers/?date=2017-07-11 <p><br>Help animals and spend your day doing something a little different.</p><p>Join us at PAWS to learn about the world’s most extraordinary superheroes: animals! Through hands-on activities and games, children will learn how different animals move, sense, and survive with their amazing “superpowers.”</p><p><strong><strong>Age suitability:</strong> </strong>6-7 years<strong><br><strong>Cost:</strong> </strong>$10 per child</p><p><strong>NOTE:</strong> This is not a drop off event, so adults must stay and attend the program. Please respect a minimum adult to child ratio of 1:5.</p><p><strong>Questions? <br></strong>Please contact our Education Programs Manager at <a title="Click here to contact our Education Manager about kids events at PAWS" href="mailto:education@paws.org">education@paws.org</a> or 425.412.4026.</p><p><strong><a title="Register here" href="https://www.paws.org/index.php/kids/kids-events/animal-superpowers/animal-super-powers-registration-july-11-2017/">Register Now</a></strong></p> Thu, 16 Feb 2017 12:14:07 -0600 https://www.paws.org/index.php/kids/kids-events/animal-superpowers/?date=2017-07-11 Teens Helping Animals Workshop https://www.paws.org/index.php/kids/kids-events/teens-helping-animals-workshop/?date=2017-07-14 <p>Get involved with animal welfare and engage with the work that PAWS does!</p><p>Our Teens Helping Animals workshop is designed for youth between the ages of 13 and 17.</p><p>Learn about some of the issues facing wildlife and companion animals, meet other animal-lovers, and do hands-on projects to help animals at PAWS and in our community.</p><p>There will be a lunch break midday, so please bring a sack lunch.</p><p>Please wear clothes that you do not mind getting dirty. </p><p><strong>Cost:</strong> $30</p><p><a title="Register here" href="https://www.paws.org/index.php/kids/kids-events/teens-helping-animals-workshop/teens-helping-animals-registration/">Register for April 22, 2017</a></p><p><a title="Register here" href="https://www.paws.org/index.php/kids/kids-events/teens-helping-animals-workshop/teens-helping-animals-registration-july-14-2017/">Register for July 14, 2017</a></p> Thu, 16 Feb 2017 12:19:12 -0600 https://www.paws.org/index.php/kids/kids-events/teens-helping-animals-workshop/?date=2017-07-14 Junior Girl Scouts: Animal Habitats Badge https://www.paws.org/index.php/kids/kids-events/juniors-animal-habitats-badge/?date=2017-07-28 <p>Earn your Animal Habitats Badge at PAWS! Come explore our local wildlife and the habitats they call home through hands-on activities and an art project. Tour our wildlife hospital lobby where you will see what some of the current patients are up to on our live cameras. Then we will dive deeper into a few endangered habitats and what we can do to protect them. Finish up by planting seeds to create a future habitat in your own backyard.</p><p><strong>This event is created for individuals and small troops of up to four scouts per troop.</strong> Troops with five or more scouts wishing to participate can <a title="Schedule a program" href="https://pawswashington.wufoo.com/forms/qygf6iv1ct4h0c/">schedule a private, special program</a>.</p><p><strong>Cost: </strong>$5 per scout</p><p><em>NOTE: This is not a drop-off event, so adults must stay and attend the program.  Please respect a minimum adult to child ratio of 1:5.</em></p><p><a title="Register here" href="https://www.paws.org/index.php/kids/kids-events/juniors-animal-habitats-badge/juniors-animal-habitats-badge-regitration/">Register for March 25, 2017</a></p><p><a title="Register here" href="https://www.paws.org/index.php/kids/kids-events/juniors-animal-habitats-badge/junior-girl-scouts-animal-habitats-badge-registration-july-28-2017/">Register for July 28, 2017</a></p><p> </p> Thu, 16 Feb 2017 12:25:49 -0600 https://www.paws.org/index.php/kids/kids-events/juniors-animal-habitats-badge/?date=2017-07-28 Preteens Helping Animals https://www.paws.org/index.php/kids/kids-events/preteens-helping-animals/?date=2017-08-11 <p><br>Help animals and spend your day doing something a little different.</p><p>Youth will learn about the wild animals and homeless cats and dogs who need our help. Through hands-on activities, service projects, and a tour of our companion animal shelter (pictured, right) and wildlife hospital lobby, participants will explore the many ways they can get involved in helping animals.</p><p><strong>Age suitability:</strong> 11-12 years<br><strong>Cost:</strong> $20 per child</p><p><strong>NOTE:</strong> This is a drop off event. Please have your child wear clothes they do not mind getting dirty. Please bring a snack or lunch for a break halfway through the workshop. </p><p><strong>Questions? <br></strong>Please contact our Education Programs Manager at <a title="Click here to contact our Education Manager about kids events at PAWS" href="mailto:education@paws.org">education@paws.org</a> or 425.412.4026.</p><p><a title="Preteens Helping Animals Registration" href="https://www.paws.org/index.php/kids/kids-events/preteens-helping-animals/preteens-helping-animals/">Register here</a></p><p><em>Other workshops on this day you might be interested in:</em></p><p><a title="Click here to find out about our Veterans Day workshop for 8-10 years" href="https://www.paws.org/index.php/kids/kids-events/paws-champions/">PAWS Champions</a> | 8-10 years | 2:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m.</p> Wed, 15 Feb 2017 14:24:13 -0600 https://www.paws.org/index.php/kids/kids-events/preteens-helping-animals/?date=2017-08-11 Brownie Girl Scouts: Pets Badge https://www.paws.org/index.php/kids/kids-events/brownies-pets-badge/?date=2017-08-18 <p>Earn your Pets Badge at PAWS! Pets have many of the same needs that we do. Come learn about what it takes to care for a dog or cat and how to keep them happy, healthy and safe. In addition to hands-on activities and crafts, you will tour PAWS Companion Animal Services where you will see the dogs and cats who call PAWS their temporary home.</p><p><strong>This event is created for individuals and small troops of up to four scouts per troop.</strong><span> Troops with five or more scouts wishing to participate can <a title="Schedule a program" href="https://pawswashington.wufoo.com/forms/qygf6iv1ct4h0c/">schedule a private, special program</a></span><span>.</span></p><p><strong>Cost: </strong>$5 per scout</p><p><em>NOTE: This is not a drop-off event, so adults must stay and attend the program. Please respect a minimum adult to child ratio of 1:5.</em></p><p><a title="Brownies — Pets Badge Registration - Sat., Feb 4 2017" href="https://www.paws.org/index.php/kids/kids-events/brownies-pets-badge/brownies-pet-badge-registration-sat-mar-25-2017/">Register for Sat., Mar. 25, 2017</a></p><p><a title="Register here" href="https://www.paws.org/index.php/kids/kids-events/brownies-pets-badge/brownie-girl-scouts-pets-badge-registration-august-18-2017/">Register for Fri., August 18, 2017</a></p> Thu, 16 Feb 2017 12:32:09 -0600 https://www.paws.org/index.php/kids/kids-events/brownies-pets-badge/?date=2017-08-18