– Introducing potential new volunteers to the Shelter
– Going over the mission and vision of the Shelter
– A tour of the Shelter
– Getting volunteers set up for success to begin their volunteer experience
– Going over the Handbook Answering any questions or concerns
– Making sure everyone knows and will use Volunteer Matrix!
SANTA FE ANIMAL SHELTER PARTNERS WITH NORTH SHORE ANIMAL LEAGUE AMERICA FOR THE WORLD’S LARGEST MOBILE PET ADOPTION EVENT, 2018 TOUR FOR LIFE™
Life-Saving Tour Rolls Into Santa Fe With Adoptable Pets
Santa Fe Animal Shelter joins North Shore Animal League America’s 2018 Tour For Life™ – the world’s largest national cooperative life-saving mobile pet adoption event – sponsored by Purina®. Highlighted by adoptable dogs, cats, puppies and kittens, $25 adoption fees on select adult animals and reduced adoption fees on puppies for approved adopters, as well as Purina® giveaways for all attendees.
From the beginning of March to the end of April, Tour For Life™ will travel throughout the United States from North to South and East to West in four “shelters on wheels” Mobile Pet Adoption Units helping shelter and rescue groups in 50 cities and towns in 37 states, over 20,000 miles to generate more awareness of their organizations and find homes for the adorable, adoptable animals in their care. To find out more about a Tour For Life stop near you visit animalleague.org.
Santa Fe – Thursday, March 22nd from 12 pm- 3 pm at PetSmart Santa Fe!
class helps set owners up for further obedience training and helps ensure a lifetime of clear, successful, communication between dog and owner.
-The basic essentials of dog psychology, behavior & learning for better, clearer communication & understanding of “why dogs do what they do.”
-Using Clicker Training techniques to communicate with your dog
-Troubleshooting basic common behavior problems
-Teaching basic manners such as sit, down, mine/take it, name recognition, polite walking on a leash, recall, settle, and targeting. Along with games and appropriate play
Class Length: Six sessions running for 1 hour
Class Price: $200; any dog adopted from any rescue or shelter within 12 months of the class start date receive a 50% discount
Class Requirements: Dogs must be up to date on vaccines & flea/worms preventative, there is no age limit, size, or breed, all are welcome!
Upcoming Start Dates:
Instructor: Brittany Linkenheimer, blinkenheimer@sfhumanesociety.
Saturday, January 6th, 12:30pm-1:30pm. *skipping January 20th class**