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January 25, 2015

Laws of Shaping, Galveston Island Humane Society

Galveston Island Humane

Society – 409.740.1919

Email: info@galvestonhumane.org

GALVESTON ISLAND HUMANE SOCIETY RECOGNIZES “NATIONAL TRAIN YOUR DOG MONTH” WITH FREE TRAINING TALKS

January is “National Train Your Dog Month” and in recognition of this opportunity to get your family pet properly trained, MUTTS with Manners will be sponsoring complimentary talks throughout the month – beginning this Sunday. The presentations will be hosted by the Galveston Island Humane Society (GIHS) and will be held at GIHS facility, 6814 Broadway ( next to the DPS office.)

Times, dates and subjects include:

  • “10 Ways to Learn Behavior” – Sunday, January 11th, 2-3.30pm.
  • “Dogs with Jobs” – Saturday, January 17th, 2-3.30pm.
  • “Laws of Shaping” – Sunday, January 25th , 2-3.30pm.
  • “How Nutrition and Diet Affect Behavior” – Saturday, January 31st 2 -3.30pm – presented by Dr. Lea Fistein, DVM.

For more information , call GIHS at 409.740.1919 or MUTTS with Manners at 409.354.3327 or online at www.muttswith manners.com or www.galvestonhumane.org. There is no cost to attend, but advance reservation for seating is requested. Attendees are asked not to bring their pets to these sessions.

Start: January 25, 2015
End: January 25, 2015
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January 31, 2015

How Nutrition and Diet Affect Behavior

Galveston Island Humane

Society – 409.740.1919

Email: info@galvestonhumane.org

GALVESTON ISLAND HUMANE SOCIETY RECOGNIZES “NATIONAL TRAIN YOUR DOG MONTH” WITH FREE TRAINING TALKS

January is “National Train Your Dog Month” and in recognition of this opportunity to get your family pet properly trained, MUTTS with Manners will be sponsoring complimentary talks throughout the month – beginning this Sunday. The presentations will be hosted by the Galveston Island Humane Society (GIHS) and will be held at GIHS facility, 6814 Broadway ( next to the DPS office.)

Times, dates and subjects include:

  • “10 Ways to Learn Behavior” – Sunday, January 11th, 2-3.30pm.
  • “Dogs with Jobs” – Saturday, January 17th, 2-3.30pm.
  • “Laws of Shaping” – Sunday, January 25th , 2-3.30pm.
  • “How Nutrition and Diet Affect Behavior” – Saturday, January 31st 2 -3.30pm – presented by Dr. Lea Fistein, DVM.

For more information , call GIHS at 409.740.1919 or MUTTS with Manners at 409.354.3327 or online at www.muttswith manners.com or www.galvestonhumane.org. There is no cost to attend, but advance reservation for seating is requested. Attendees are asked not to bring their pets to these sessions.

Start: January 31, 2015
End: January 31, 2015
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January 31, 2015

PugHearts Adoption Event/Meet and Greet

We are pleased to host PugHearts of Houston Pug Rescue for an Adoption Event.  Come on out and meet all the pugs that are ready to find a fur-ever home!  10% of all Sales for that day will be donated to PugHearts.

Start: January 31, 2015 11:00 am
End: January 31, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: Doggy in Wonderland
Address:
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100 Houston St, Tomball, TX, United States, 77375
Cost: Free

February 12, 2015

Acrocats Cat Circus and Band

Get Tickets and Read More: HERE!

The Amazing Acro-Cats, one of the four “cat shows” in the United States, performs to sold-out venues across the country. Their performances delight and astound audiences of all ages.

The Amazing Acro-Cats not only perform, but also educate the public. Samantha teaches the importance of, “Clicker Training” and how it can improve your cat’s life, and also be useful in the event of an emergency situation.

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Samantha Martin
has had a lifetime fascination and truly unique bond with animals inspiring her extensive background including an associate degree in animal husbandry and services, internships at the Brookfield Zoo, studies in animal behavioral sciences and leading advocate of healthy, effective clicker training techniques building better relationships and solving behavioral problems.

As an expert animal trainer she has supplied her many talents for handling animals for everything from commercial and industrial advertising including;

Wal-Mart, PetCo and PetSmart, music videos for headlining mainstream groups like Megadethand MTV projects, Animal Planetprograms and documentaries and appearances on high-profile media such as the Tonight Show withJay Leno and even film production companies like New Line Cinema.

As a pioneering feline behavioral expert, she’s devoted her life to animal welfare and public education helping people understand their animal counterparts better.

Her extensive resume is outshined only by her alluring and charming personality. Her Acro-Cats show featuring the Rock Cats all-cat band have inspired, thrilled and mystified audiences of all ages coast to coast as well as re-defined live performance with her own wonderfully unique blend of spectacle, entertainment, education, public awareness and a genuine dedication providing financial contribution, promotion and rescue/rehabilitation/adoption assistance, for animal welfare groups wherever she performs.

The Acro-Cats performance is a guaranteed media draw wherever they go attracting news spotlights including; NBC, ABC and FOXaffiliates across the nation, countless magazine/newspaper features including National Geographic periodicals, Chicago, Pets, Metro Pet, Chicago Tribune, Florida Times and various web media.

The purr-forming purr-sonalities have as much fun as their audience with obvious content with their lime-light status as they demonstrate astounding feats of agility so synonymous with their species.

On Samantha’s cue, they perform tricks with various hoops, tumblers, skateboards, hoisting flags, reading signs, even rolling balls over parallel ropes! This amazing spectacle also includes performing mice, rats and even a cat vs chicken bowling show-down!

Band manager and star of the show Tuna demands adoration from her all-too-willing fans as Samantha redefines the human-animal bond, highlighting the remarkably intelligent and wonderfully curious feline personalities that creates the Acro-Cats experience!

 

Start: February 12, 2015
End: February 24, 2015
Venue: Freneticore
Phone: (832) 387-7440
Address:
5102 Navigation BLVD., Houston, TX, United States, 77011

February 18, 2015

Free Cat Neutering @ HHS

Announcing our FIX FELIX FOR FREE DAY! On February 18, 2015, Houston Humane Society will be neutering male cats for free. You must have an appointment, and you can make one by calling 713-433-6421 or emailing fixfelix@houstonhumane.org. #cats#fixfelix #free #houston www.houstonhhumane.org

Start: February 18, 2015
End: February 18, 2015
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February 21, 2015

Dachshund Rescue of Houston at No Label Brewing Company

Join us at No Label Brewing for an opportunity to meet and greet some of our very special rescued Dachshunds and their amazing foster parents.  This is a dog and kid friendly venue so come join the fun.

Check in starts at 11:45am. No Label caps tastings on Saturday’s to 800 people,  so get there early!  No one allowed in after 2:30 p.m.

The bar is open from 12-3pm. You MUST have a valid photo ID. Children under 21 must be accompanied by their parent.

We recommend bringing in water, sodas and a chair.

There will be live music and food trucks.

NO OUTSIDE ALCOHOL IS ALLOWED. Thank you!

Start: February 21, 2015 12:00 pm
End: February 21, 2015 3:00 pm
Venue: No Label Brewing Company
Phone: 713-898-2456
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5351 1st. Street, Katy, TX, United States, 77493
Cost: 8.00

February 28, 2015

Pawtograph & Autograph Celebration for Shaggy Dog Eats!

Book Signing Celebration

Come be our guest for a celebration of Shaggy Dog Eats! Bring your book for an autograph & pawtograph or you can purchase a book while you are here.

Wine & light Hors d’oeuvres will be served. Dogs & Humans of all breeds welcome. Extra parking will be available next door at the industrial site: 9603 Yupondale Dr.

XOXO-Christy & Granger (the diva Goldendoodle)

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Start: February 28, 2015 4:30 pm
End: February 28, 2015 6:30 pm
Venue: Peace Love & Dogs
Phone: 7134671177
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9615 Yupondale Drive, Suite A, Houston, TX, United States, 77080

March 7, 2015

Doggie Pictures with the Easter Bunny

At this event, Rover Oaks welcomes the community to stop by and have a portrait taken of their pet with the Easter Bunny.

Start: March 7, 2015 11:00 am
End: March 7, 2015 3:00 pm
Venue: Rover Oaks Pet Resort - Houston Location
Phone: 713-662-2119
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2550 West Bellfort, Houston, TX, United States, 77054
Cost: $20 Donation to Shaggy Dog Rescue

March 14, 2015

We don’t do Phaux Paw

“We don’t do Phaux Paw” ,hosted by the pet friendly JW Marriott downtown, is Petopia’s inaugural event for fashion (both canine and human!) enthusiasts. Petopia invites boutique owners, pet boutiques and up and coming fashion designers to exhibit their products and creativity to the consumer in one fun and fashionable event, while assisting in the adoption efforts of Save Rescue Coalition. Pet and fashion lovers can enjoy runway shows displaying products and designs for pets and their owners, visit with furry friends looking for a new home, shop from the participating boutiques and designers along with plenty of other vendors ready to meet your fashion and pet needs, and browse an array of silent auction items. Petopia’s sit.stay.cheese studiobooth will also be available for plenty of photo fun for attendees and runway pooches!

Tickets can be purchased online at www.petopiatx.com

Start: March 14, 2015 6:00 pm
End: March 14, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: JW Marriott Houston downtown
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806 Main St, Houston, TX, United States, 77002

March 22, 2015

34th ANNUAL K-9 FUN RUN & WALK

34th ANNUAL K-9 FUN RUN & WALK – SUNDAY, MARCH 22, 2015

Houston’s oldest dog run & walk! Register as an individual or start a team, and raise funds for Houston Humane Society’s life saving programs.  Anyone can participate; we don’t allow dogs without a current rabies vaccination. Come for the race, stay for the party in the park!

The K-9 Fun Run & Walk benefits the Houston Humane Society,a nonprofit 501 (c)(3) charity.

THE EVENT

DATE: Sunday, March 22, 2015

PLACE: at Sam Houston Park in Downtown Houston, 1100 Bagby St. Houston, TX 77002

TIME: 8:00AM – 12:00PM

  • Race day registration and packet pick-up opens at 8:00AM.
  • Competitive 1 mile run with your dog begins at 10:00AM.  Non-competitive jog/walk (with or without a dog) begins at 10:10AM.
  • Post race party begins directly after the race.  The party is open to all race participants, and it includes vendor booths, food & drinks, doggy costume contest, HHS alumni parade, dog themed demonstrations, music, and more!

REGISTRATION   Register Today >

Register today for Houston’s oldest dog walk! Form a team or run/walk solo. Fundraise to reach milestones beginning at $100 and receive incentives along the way. Each dollar raised helps the many deserving animals cared for by Houston Humane Society each day.

  • Early registration by Friday, February 28th for just $25 (1 person / 1 dog) or $30 (1 person / 2 dogs)
  • Online Registration from March 1st – March 19th at Midnight for $30 (1 person / 1 dog) or $35 (1 person / 2 dogs)
  • Registration March 20th – March 21st for $30 (1 person / 1 dog) or $35 (1 person / 2 dogs) at Packet Pick Up locations ONLY.
  • Late registration, day of the event for $40 (1person / 1 dog) or $45 (1 person / 2 dogs)
  • Opt to have your packet mailed to you for an additional fee, or pick up prior to race day to avoid long lines.
  • Registration fee includes limited edition race shirt for you, dogdanna for your dog, race bib number, goody bag, and entry to the post race party.

 

Registration & Packet Pick-up Dates & Locations:
 
Houston Humane Society – Audrey Jones Beck Adoption Center
14700 Almeda Road, Houston, TX 77053 – 713-433-6421
3/16/15 – 3/20/15 (Monday – Friday) 11:00am – 6:00pm
3/21/15 (Saturday) 11:00am – 5:00pm
Animals’ Kingdom Store
Houston Center, McKinney at San Jacinto Downtown – 713-571-1894
3/16, 18 & 20 (Mon, Wed & Fri) 11:00am – 2:00pm
Hollywood Frame Gallery
2427 Bissonnet, Houston, TX 77005 – 713-942-8885
3/16/15 – 3/20/15 (Monday – Friday) 10:00am – 6:00pm
3/19/15 (Thursday) until 8:00pm
3/21/15 (Saturday) until 4:00pm

 

WHY PARTICIPATE?

Best way to spend the day with your dog for a great cause! All proceeds from the race directly benefit Houston Humane Society; home to Houston’s only $30 spay/neuter clinic. Guaranteed great fun so grab your friends, family, and Fido for a community event with all the things we love – dog watching, food, drink, prizes, entertainment and music!

 

Start: March 22, 2015
End: March 22, 2015
Venue: Sam Houston Park
Address:
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1100 Bagby Street, Houston, TX, United States, 77002
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