Upcoming Events for Upcoming Events https://www.paws.org/index.php/support/events/ Teens Helping Animals Workshop https://www.paws.org/index.php/kids/kids-events/teens-helping-animals-workshop/?date=2017-01-21 <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="Teens Helping Animals Registration" href="https://www.paws.org/index.php/kids/kids-events/teens-helping-animals-workshop/teens-helping-animals-registration/">Register here</a></p> Thu, 10 Nov 2016 13:12:12 -0600 https://www.paws.org/index.php/kids/kids-events/teens-helping-animals-workshop/?date=2017-01-21 Forever Fido https://www.paws.org/index.php/support/events/forever-fido/?date=2017-01-25 <p>Learn more about helping your canine companion live the happiest, healthiest and most stress-free life possible at this fun event.</p><p>Certified Professional Dog Trainer Caren Malgesini will explore dog communication and some common canine issues. There will also be time to have your own canine questions answered.</p><p>Make it a date for you and your dog, and arrive early or stay late for some quality play time in Dogwood’s doggie play space.*</p><p>Dogwood serves beer, cider and wine, as well as non-alcoholic drinks and snacks for humans. Or, feel free to bring your own!</p><p><strong>Cost:</strong> There is no cost to attend this event. A $5 donation per person is suggested to support our community education programs.</p><p><strong>Age Suitability: </strong>21 and over only please.</p><p>Dogs are welcome, but not necessary. If you arrive early or stay late with your dog, Dogwood Play Park's entrance fee of $12 per dog will apply.</p><p><strong>Questions?</strong><br><a title="Click here to e-mail our education team about Forever Fido" href="mailto:education@paws.org?subject=Forever%20Fido%20Inquiry">E-mail our education team</a> or call them at 425.787.2500 x257.</p><p><em>*If you bring your dog, you must supply written proof of current Rabies, DHPP and Bordetella vaccinations. See the “Before You Go” section of <a title="Click here to visit the official website for Dogwood Play Park in Seattle" href="http://www.dogwoodseattle.com/">DogwoodSeattle.com</a> for details.</em></p><p><strong><a href="https://www.paws.org/index.php/support/events/forever-fido/register/">REGISTER NOW</a></strong></p> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 10:38:17 -0600 https://www.paws.org/index.php/support/events/forever-fido/?date=2017-01-25 Brownies – Pets Badge https://www.paws.org/index.php/kids/kids-events/brownies-pets-badge/?date=2017-02-04 <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.</strong> Larger troops can participate in this same program through a private scheduling. Please <a href="mailto:education@paws.org">contact us</a> for availability.</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>Check back soon for registration information.</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-pets-badge-registration-for-sat-feb-4-2017/">Register for Sat., Feb. 4, 2017</a></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> Thu, 10 Nov 2016 13:05:13 -0600 https://www.paws.org/index.php/kids/kids-events/brownies-pets-badge/?date=2017-02-04 Daisies – Birdbath Award https://www.paws.org/index.php/kids/kids-events/daisies-birdbath-award/?date=2017-02-04 <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> Troops with more than four scouts wishing to participate should <a href="mailto:education@paws.org">contact us</a> to check our availability and to schedule a private, special program.</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, 10 Nov 2016 13:09:43 -0600 https://www.paws.org/index.php/kids/kids-events/daisies-birdbath-award/?date=2017-02-04 Preteens Helping Animals https://www.paws.org/index.php/kids/kids-events/preteens-helping-animals/?date=2017-02-20 <p><br>Help animals and spend your day off from school 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.</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-registration/">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, 30 Nov 2016 17:44:18 -0600 https://www.paws.org/index.php/kids/kids-events/preteens-helping-animals/?date=2017-02-20 PAWS Champions https://www.paws.org/index.php/kids/kids-events/paws-champions/?date=2017-02-20 <p><br>Help animals and spend your day off from school doing something a little different.</p><p>Learn how you can become a champion for animals! Explore the amazing ways that PAWS helps animals with a tour of our companion animal shelter, a visit to our wildlife hospital lobby, and hands-on activities and games.</p><p><strong>Age suitability:</strong> 8-10 years<br><strong>Cost:</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><a title="PAWS Champions Registration" href="https://www.paws.org/index.php/kids/kids-events/paws-champions/paws-champions-registration/">Register here</a></p><p><em>Other workshops this day you might be interested in:</em></p><p><a title="Click here to find out about our Veterans Day workshop for children 11-12 years" href="https://www.paws.org/index.php/kids/kids-events/preteens-helping-animals/">Preteens Helping Animals</a> | 11-12 years | 9:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.</p> Wed, 30 Nov 2016 17:40:41 -0600 https://www.paws.org/index.php/kids/kids-events/paws-champions/?date=2017-02-20 Juniors – Animal Habitats Badge https://www.paws.org/index.php/kids/kids-events/juniors-animal-habitats-badge/?date=2017-03-25 <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 more than four scouts wishing to participate should <a href="mailto:education@paws.org">contact us</a> to check our availability and to schedule a private, special program.</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="Juniors — Animal Habitats Badge Registration" href="https://www.paws.org/index.php/kids/kids-events/juniors-animal-habitats-badge/juniors-animal-habitats-badge-regitration/">Register here</a></p><p> </p> Thu, 10 Nov 2016 13:22:52 -0600 https://www.paws.org/index.php/kids/kids-events/juniors-animal-habitats-badge/?date=2017-03-25 Brownies – Pets Badge https://www.paws.org/index.php/kids/kids-events/brownies-pets-badge/?date=2017-03-25 <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.</strong> Larger troops can participate in this same program through a private scheduling. Please <a href="mailto:education@paws.org">contact us</a> for availability.</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>Check back soon for registration information.</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-pets-badge-registration-for-sat-feb-4-2017/">Register for Sat., Feb. 4, 2017</a></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> Thu, 10 Nov 2016 13:07:55 -0600 https://www.paws.org/index.php/kids/kids-events/brownies-pets-badge/?date=2017-03-25 PAWS Wild Night https://www.paws.org/index.php/support/events/paws-wild-night-2017/?date=2017-04-08 <p><br>Join us for a Wild Night Celebrating Animals!</p><p>Dazzling décor, silent and live auctions, delicious animal-friendly food, and outstanding wine combine in an unforgettable evening of friend-raising and fundraising for the animals.</p><p><strong>PAWS Wild Night</strong> is our flagship fundraising event—a night that sees 500 animal champions come together to support the care and rehoming of homeless cats and dogs, and the rehabilitation and release of injured and orphaned wild animals.</p><p>We hope you will save the date for this special celebration! More details will follow in the New Year.</p><p>Visit the <a title="Official PAWS Wild Night 2017 Website" href="https://paws.ejoinme.org/MyEvents/PAWSWildNight2017/tabid/815477/Default.aspx">Official PAWS Wild Night Website</a>.</p><p>In the meantime, get a flavor of what to expect by watching highlights from PAWS Wild Night 2016:</p><p><div class="video embed-responsive embed-responsive-16by9"> <iframe type="text/html" width="555" height="385" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/GPfNBad8tl8" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen=""></iframe> </div> </p><p><em>Can't see the video? <a title="Click here to watch the PAWS Wild Night 2016 video" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GPfNBad8tl8">Try watching on our YouTube channel instead.</a></em></p> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 11:11:39 -0600 https://www.paws.org/index.php/support/events/paws-wild-night-2017/?date=2017-04-08 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><strong>Registration for this fun event will open at the end of January.</strong> Please check back for updates.</p><p><strong>Does your feline family enjoy a catio?</strong> <strong>We'd love to include it in our tour!</strong><br>We're looking for homes with catios in the Greater Seattle area to showcase in this fun event. <a title="Click here to complete an application to become a Catio Tour Seattle host" href="http://www.catiotourseattle.com/host-a-catio-1.html">Click here for more information and to complete an application</a> to become a Catio Tour Seattle host. Deadline for applications is February 19.</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> Thu, 05 Mar 2015 17:18:54 -0600 https://www.paws.org/index.php/support/events/catio-tour/?date=2017-06-24