Upcoming Events for Upcoming Events https://www.paws.org/index.php/support/events/ Teens Helping Animals Workshop https://www.paws.org/index.php/support/events/teens-helping-animals-workshop/?date=2016-10-01 <p>Get involved with animal welfare and engage with the work that PAWS does!</p><p>Our Teens Helping Animals workshop is a new offering this fall, designed for youth between the ages of 13 and 17.</p><p>Over the course of two Saturdays, 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>The workshop on Saturday, September 24 will focus on wildlife, and the workshop on Saturday, October 1 will focus on companion animals. Please wear clothes that you do not mind getting dirty. </p><p><strong>Cost:</strong> $30</p><p><strong>NOTE:</strong> This registration fee covers both days. If you are only able to attend one of the days, you can register at a reduced rate by contacting our Education Programs Manager directly at <a href="mailto:education@paws.org">education@paws.org</a>.</p><p><strong><strong>This workshop is now full. Please contact <a title="Click here to e-mail PAWS&#039; education team to be added to the waiting list for Teens Helping Animals" href="mailto:education@paws.org">education@paws.org</a> or call 425.412.4026 to be added to our waiting list.</strong><a title="Click here to register for our Teens Helping Animals Workshop" href="https://www.gifttool.com/registrar/ShowEventDetails?ID=1938&amp;EID=22708"><br><br></a></strong></p> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:51:03 -0500 https://www.paws.org/index.php/support/events/teens-helping-animals-workshop/?date=2016-10-01 Statewide Shelter Open House https://www.paws.org/index.php/support/events/4th-annual-statewide-shelter-open-house-event/?date=2016-10-01 <p><br>PAWS is proud to be participating in the 5th Annual Statewide Shelter Open House event hosted by <a href="http://www.pawsitivealliance.org/upcoming-adoption-events.html" target="_blank">Pawsitive Alliance</a>. </p><p>Come help us kick off American Humane Association's <a href="http://www.americanhumane.org/animals/programs/special-initiatives/adopt-a-dog-month/" target="_blank">Adopt-a-Dog Month</a> and you might just find your new furever friend! Many cats and dogs of all ages will be waiting to meet you, and our staff will be thrilled to match you with your perfect partner.</p><p>The goal of this unique event is to<strong> </strong>help shelters like ours grow their adopter, donor, and volunteer bases while raising awareness of the good work they do on a daily basis for animals in need.</p><p>We hope you'll join us for this fun day at PAWS!</p><p><strong>About Pawsitive Alliance</strong><br>Pawsitive Alliance's mission is to help end the euthanasia of adoptable dogs and cats in Washington by increasing adoptions, supporting spay and neuter programs, and improving pet retention. Since 2005, they have helped more than 5,200 pets find loving new homes.</p><p>This event is generously sponsored by Good Neighbor Vet, Pet Connection Magazine, Martha Faulkner--RSVP Real Estate, and Animal Surgical Clinic of Seattle.</p><p> </p> Fri, 11 Sep 2015 14:28:01 -0500 https://www.paws.org/index.php/support/events/4th-annual-statewide-shelter-open-house-event/?date=2016-10-01 Girl Scout Program: Cadettes Animal Helpers Badge https://www.paws.org/index.php/support/events/girl-scout-program-cadettes-animal-helpers-badge/?date=2016-10-01 <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.</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>To register please e-mail <a href="mailto:education@paws.org">education@paws.org</a>. Registration deadline: Thursday, September 29.</p><p><em><span>NOTE:</span> 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> Mon, 25 Jul 2016 17:04:13 -0500 https://www.paws.org/index.php/support/events/girl-scout-program-cadettes-animal-helpers-badge/?date=2016-10-01 Wags & Whiskers Adoption Event https://www.paws.org/index.php/support/events/wags-and-whiskers/?date=2016-10-02 <p>PAWS is thrilled to be joining other local welfare organizations and rescue groups to offer homeless pets a new leash on life, at Northpointe Animal Hospital’s <em>Five Year Anniversary Open House and Annual Wags &amp; Whiskers</em> event.</p><p>Everyone in the community is welcome to attend this adoption event and block party, hosted at Northpointe Animal Hospital on 164th and Alderwood Parkway in Lynnwood, near Fred Meyer.</p><p>Visitors can meet adoptable kittens, puppies, cats and dogs from local shelters and rescues including PAWS. Experienced shelter staff, licensed veterinary technicians and veterinarians will be on hand to help people find the right pet for their family. All animals available for adoption at this event are spayed or neutered, and all adopted pets will receive a free office visit courtesy of Northpointe Animal Hospital in Lynnwood.</p><p>Local businesses including Fred Meyer, Starbucks, Weight Watchers, Ace Corrective Chiropractic, Menchies and Areeya Thai will also be supporting the event by providing free food, raffle prizes and more!</p><p>This event is organized by Northpointe Animal Hospital, a well-established, small animal veterinary hospital providing comprehensive medical, surgical and dental care.</p><p><strong>For further information about this event, please visit <a title="Click here to visit the official website for Northpointe Animal Hospital" href="http://www.northpointeah.com/">www.northpointeah.com</a>.</strong><br><br></p> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 12:20:11 -0500 https://www.paws.org/index.php/support/events/wags-and-whiskers/?date=2016-10-02 Girl Scout Program: Daisies Birdbath Award https://www.paws.org/index.php/support/events/girl-scout-program-daisies-birdbath-award/?date=2016-11-05 <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.</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>To register please e-mail <a href="mailto:education@paws.org">education@paws.org</a>. Registration deadline: Thursday, November 3</p><p><em><span>NOTE:</span> 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> Mon, 25 Jul 2016 17:10:49 -0500 https://www.paws.org/index.php/support/events/girl-scout-program-daisies-birdbath-award/?date=2016-11-05 Girl Scout Program: Juniors Animal Habitats https://www.paws.org/index.php/support/events/girl-scout-program-juniors-animal-habitats/?date=2016-12-10 <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.</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>To register please e-mail <a href="mailto:education@paws.org">education@paws.org</a>. Registration deadline: Thursday, December 8</p><p><em><span>NOTE:</span> 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> Mon, 25 Jul 2016 17:18:57 -0500 https://www.paws.org/index.php/support/events/girl-scout-program-juniors-animal-habitats/?date=2016-12-10