Upcoming Events for Upcoming Events https://www.paws.org/support/events/ Brownie Girl Scouts: Pets Badge https://www.paws.org/kids/kids-events/brownies-pets-badge-3/?date=2019-04-20 <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 or groups with 4 or fewer girls wanting to participate.</strong> Larger troops can participate in this same program by <a title="Schedule a program" href="https://pawswashington.wufoo.com/forms/qygf6iv1ct4h0c/">scheduling a private program</a>.</p><p><strong>Cost: </strong>$8 per scout</p><p>Program includes the Pets badge. Optional PAWS fun patch available for purchase at time of program for $2.</p><p><em><strong>NOTE:</strong> This is not a drop off event, so adults must stay and attend the program. Adults attending do NOT need to register separately or pay a registration fee for themselves. Please respect a minimum adult to child ratio of 1:5.</em></p><p>If you have any questions, please contact <a href="mailto:education@paws.org">education@paws.org.</a></p><p><a href="https://www.paws.org/kids/kids-events/brownies-pets-badge-3/brownie-girl-scouts-pets-badge-registration-april-20-2019/"><img class="leftAlone" title="" src="https://www.paws.org/assets/Uploads/HE-Register-Here-200x52.png" alt="HE Register Here 200x52" width="200" height="50"></a></p> Wed, 02 Jan 2019 16:57:31 -0600 https://www.paws.org/kids/kids-events/brownies-pets-badge-3/?date=2019-04-20 Safe Cats, Healthy Habitats Series https://www.paws.org/support/events/safe-cats-healthy-habitats-series/?date=2019-04-24 <p>Join experts on cats, cat behavior, birding and gardening for a series of classes focused on keeping your cat safe, healthy and happy. This series of 4 classes includes:</p><ul><li>Basic Cat Behavior and Needs (April 10)</li> <li>Cat Enrichment and Training (April 17)</li> <li>Catio Class 101 (April 24)</li> <li>Backyard Wildlife Hospitality (May 1)</li> </ul><p><strong>Cost: $35 for a series of 4 classes</strong></p><p>Whether you want to learn more about how your cat communicates, what type of toys to choose, tips for building a catio, or ways to make your yard wildlife friendly – this series is for all levels of cat guardians. </p><p><strong>Sign Up</strong> for <strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;">ALL FOUR</span></strong> Classes. </p><p><a href="https://www.paws.org/support/events/safe-cats-healthy-habitats-series/safe-cats-healthy-habitats-series/"><img class="leftAlone" title="" src="https://www.paws.org/assets/Uploads/PAWS-Register-Here-200x50-3.jpg" alt="PAWS Register Here 200x50 3" width="200" height="50"></a><br><a></a></p><p> </p> Fri, 31 Aug 2018 16:07:13 -0500 https://www.paws.org/support/events/safe-cats-healthy-habitats-series/?date=2019-04-24 Catio Class 101 https://www.paws.org/support/events/catio-class-101/?date=2019-04-24 <p><em><strong>(Class made possible through the support </strong></em><em><strong>of Catio Spaces)</strong></em></p><p>Does your cat sit at the window and long for the outdoors? Maybe it’s time to build them a catio! Catios have many benefits to cats, humans, and wildlife around us. Join Catio Spaces founder Cynthia Chomos to find out if building a catio is right for you and your cat. </p><p><em><strong>This class is part of the Safe Cats, Healthy Habitats Campaign. If you would like to sign up for the series of all 4 classes, register <a href="https://www.paws.org/support/events/safe-cats-healthy-habitats-series/">here.</a></strong></em></p><p><strong>Topics include:</strong></p><ul><li>Benefits of building a catio</li> <li>Catio building resources</li> <li>Catio building basics</li> </ul><p><strong>Cost: $10</strong></p><h2><a href="https://www.paws.org/support/events/catio-class-101/catio-class-101-april-24-2019/"><img class="leftAlone" title="" src="https://www.paws.org/assets/Uploads/PAWS-Register-Here-200x50-5.jpg" alt="PAWS Register Here 200x50 5" width="200" height="50"></a></h2> Fri, 31 Aug 2018 16:30:28 -0500 https://www.paws.org/support/events/catio-class-101/?date=2019-04-24 Backyard Wildlife Hospitality https://www.paws.org/support/events/backyard-wildlife-hospitality/?date=2019-05-01 <p><strong><em>(Class made possible through the support of Seattle Audubon)</em></strong></p><p>Your cat is safely contained – now what? Come learn the best ways to make your yard friendly for our wild neighbors too! Join Master Gardener, Master Birder, and Animal Behaviorist Penny Bolton for tips, tricks and techniques on making your yard inviting for the wildlife you love to see.</p><p><em><strong>This class is part of the Safe Cats, Healthy Habitats Campaign. If you would like to sign up for the series of all 4 classes, register <a href="https://www.paws.org/support/events/safe-cats-healthy-habitats-series/">here</a>.</strong></em></p><p><strong>Topics include:</strong></p><ul><li>How birds adapt to changes in their environment</li> <li>Common birds and bugs in the Seattle area</li> <li>Techniques to make you a better wildlife neighbor</li> </ul><p><strong>Cost: $10</strong></p><h2><a href="https://www.paws.org/support/events/backyard-wildlife-hospitality/backyard-wildlife-hospitality-may-1-2019/"><img class="leftAlone" title="" src="https://www.paws.org/assets/Uploads/PAWS-Register-Here-200x50-5.jpg" alt="PAWS Register Here 200x50 5" width="200" height="50"></a></h2> Thu, 21 Feb 2019 13:31:13 -0600 https://www.paws.org/support/events/backyard-wildlife-hospitality/?date=2019-05-01 Safe Cats, Healthy Habitats Series https://www.paws.org/support/events/safe-cats-healthy-habitats-series/?date=2019-05-01 <p>Join experts on cats, cat behavior, birding and gardening for a series of classes focused on keeping your cat safe, healthy and happy. This series of 4 classes includes:</p><ul><li>Basic Cat Behavior and Needs (April 10)</li> <li>Cat Enrichment and Training (April 17)</li> <li>Catio Class 101 (April 24)</li> <li>Backyard Wildlife Hospitality (May 1)</li> </ul><p><strong>Cost: $35 for a series of 4 classes</strong></p><p>Whether you want to learn more about how your cat communicates, what type of toys to choose, tips for building a catio, or ways to make your yard wildlife friendly – this series is for all levels of cat guardians. </p><p><strong>Sign Up</strong> for <strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;">ALL FOUR</span></strong> Classes. </p><p><a href="https://www.paws.org/support/events/safe-cats-healthy-habitats-series/safe-cats-healthy-habitats-series/"><img class="leftAlone" title="" src="https://www.paws.org/assets/Uploads/PAWS-Register-Here-200x50-3.jpg" alt="PAWS Register Here 200x50 3" width="200" height="50"></a><br><a></a></p><p> </p> Thu, 21 Feb 2019 12:59:32 -0600 https://www.paws.org/support/events/safe-cats-healthy-habitats-series/?date=2019-05-01 Daisy Girl Scouts: Birdbath Award https://www.paws.org/kids/kids-events/daisy-girl-scouts-birdbath-award-2/?date=2019-05-18 <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 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 or groups with 4 or fewer girls wanting to participate.</strong> Larger troops can participate in this same program by <a title="Schedule a program" href="https://pawswashington.wufoo.com/forms/qygf6iv1ct4h0c/">scheduling a private program</a>.</p><p><strong>Cost:</strong> $8 per scout</p><p>Program includes a PAWS fun patch.</p><p><em><strong>NOTE:</strong> This is not a drop off event, so adults must stay and attend the program. Adults attending do NOT need to register separately or pay a registration fee for themselves. Please respect a minimum adult to child ratio of 1:5.</em></p><p>If you have any questions, please contact <a href="https://www.paws.org/[sitetree_link,id=]">education@paws.org.</a></p><p><a></a><a href="https://www.paws.org/kids/kids-events/daisy-girl-scouts-birdbath-award-2/daisy-girl-scouts-birdbath-award-registration-may-18-2019/"><img class="leftAlone" title="" src="https://www.paws.org/assets/Uploads/HE-Register-Here-200x54.png" alt="HE Register Here 200x54" width="200" height="50"></a></p> Wed, 02 Jan 2019 17:05:46 -0600 https://www.paws.org/kids/kids-events/daisy-girl-scouts-birdbath-award-2/?date=2019-05-18 Cadette Girl Scouts: Animal Helpers Badge https://www.paws.org/kids/kids-events/cadettes-animal-helpers-badge-3/?date=2019-06-08 <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 or groups with 4 or fewer girls wanting to participate.</strong> Larger troops can participate in this same program by <a title="Schedule a program" href="https://pawswashington.wufoo.com/forms/qygf6iv1ct4h0c/">scheduling a private, special program</a>.</p><p><strong>Cost:</strong> $8 per scout</p><p>Program includes the Animal Helpers badge. Optional PAWS fun patch available for purchase at time of program for $2.</p><p><em><strong>NOTE:</strong> This is not a drop off event, so adults must stay and attend the program. Adults attending do NOT need to register separately or pay a registration fee for themselves. Please respect a minimum adult to child ratio of 1:5.</em></p><p>If you have any questions, please contact <a title="email education@paws.org" href="mailto:education@paws.org?subject=Cadets%20Girl%20Scout%20Inquiry">education@paws.org.</a></p><p> <a href="https://www.paws.org/kids/kids-events/cadettes-animal-helpers-badge-3/cadette-girl-scouts-animal-helpers-badge-registration-june-8-2019/"><img class="leftAlone" title="" src="https://www.paws.org/assets/Uploads/HE-Register-Here-200x58.png" alt="HE Register Here 200x58" width="200" height="50"></a></p><p> </p> Wed, 02 Jan 2019 17:10:45 -0600 https://www.paws.org/kids/kids-events/cadettes-animal-helpers-badge-3/?date=2019-06-08 Junior Girl Scouts: Animal Habitats Badge https://www.paws.org/kids/kids-events/juniors-animal-habitats-badge-2/?date=2019-06-15 <p>Earn your Animal Habitats Badge at PAWS! Come explore our local wildlife and the habitats they call home through hands-on activities and exploration. Tour our Wildlife Hospital lobby where 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 or groups with 4 or fewer girls wanting to participate.</strong> Larger troops can participate in this same program by <a title="Schedule a program" href="https://pawswashington.wufoo.com/forms/qygf6iv1ct4h0c/">scheduling a private, special program</a>.</p><p>If you have any questions, please contact <a title="email education@paws.org" href="mailto:education@paws.org">education@paws.org</a>.</p><p><strong>Cost: </strong>$8 per scout</p><p>Program includes the Animal Habitats badge. Optional PAWS fun patch available for purchase at time of program for $2.</p><p><em><strong>NOTE:</strong> This is not a drop off event, so adults must stay and attend the program. Adults attending do NOT need to register separately or pay a registration fee for themselves. Please respect a minimum adult to child ratio of 1:5.</em></p><p><em><a href="https://www.paws.org/kids/kids-events/juniors-animal-habitats-badge-2/junior-girl-scouts-animal-habitats-badge-registration-june-15-2019/"><img class="leftAlone" title="" src="https://www.paws.org/assets/Uploads/HE-Register-Here-200x56.png" alt="HE Register Here 200x56" width="200" height="50"></a><br></em></p><p> </p> Wed, 02 Jan 2019 17:13:20 -0600 https://www.paws.org/kids/kids-events/juniors-animal-habitats-badge-2/?date=2019-06-15 Preteens Helping Animals: The Wild Side https://www.paws.org/kids/kids-events/preteens-helping-animals-the-wild-side-3/?date=2019-06-28 <p>Get involved with helping the animals at PAWS! Our Preteens Helping Animals workshop is designed for youth between the ages of 9 and 12.</p><p>This workshop will be all about wildlife. You will meet other animal-lovers and learn all about rehabilitating sick and injured wild animals and how PAWS helps animals around your community and Washington State. You’ll even get to do hands-on service projects to help the wildlife at the PAWS wildlife hospital.</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>If you’ve attended a program in the past, activities are likely to be similar. We’d love to have you join us again!</p><p><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>If you have any questions, please contact <a title="email education@paws.org" href="mailto:education@paws.org">education@paws.org</a>.</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.paws.org/kids/kids-events/preteens-helping-animals-the-wild-side-3/preteens-helping-animals-registration-june-28-2019/"><img class="leftAlone" title="" src="https://www.paws.org/assets/Uploads/HE-Register-Here-200x63.png" alt="HE Register Here 200x63" width="200" height="50"></a></p> Wed, 02 Jan 2019 17:18:37 -0600 https://www.paws.org/kids/kids-events/preteens-helping-animals-the-wild-side-3/?date=2019-06-28 Preteens Helping Animals: Cats and Dogs https://www.paws.org/kids/kids-events/preteens-helping-animals-cats-and-dogs-3/?date=2019-07-01 <p><span>Get involved with helping the animals at PAWS! Our Preteens Helping Animals workshop is designed for youth between the ages of 9 and 12. </span></p><p><span>This workshop will be all about companion animals. You will meet other animal-lovers and learn all about the cats and dogs at our shelter and the work we do to find them homes. You’ll even put your paws to work with hands-on service projects to help the companion animals at PAWS.</span></p><p><span>There will be a lunch break midday, so please bring a sack lunch.</span></p><p><span>Please wear clothes that you do not mind getting dirty. </span></p><p><span>If you’ve attended a program in the past, activities are likely to be similar. We’d love to have you join us again!</span></p><p><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>If you have any questions, please contact <a title="email education@paws.org" href="mailto:education@paws.org">education@paws.org</a>.</p><p><a href="https://www.paws.org/kids/kids-events/preteens-helping-animals-cats-and-dogs-3/preteens-helping-animals-registration-june-21-2019/"><img class="leftAlone" title="" src="https://www.paws.org/assets/Uploads/HE-Register-Here-200x64.png" alt="HE Register Here 200x64" width="200" height="50"></a></p> Wed, 02 Jan 2019 17:16:02 -0600 https://www.paws.org/kids/kids-events/preteens-helping-animals-cats-and-dogs-3/?date=2019-07-01