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  Community Pet Pantry
December 6, 2014
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Mike Duman Auto Sales, 2300 Godwin Blvd.
During this season of good will, Suffolk Humane wants to make sure that pets enjoy good will and lots more, especially food, treats, toys and more. With so many people in need, Suffolk Humane hopes to make it a little easier for them to provide for their pets by hosting a pet pantry from 1:30pm to 3:30pm on Saturday, December 6, 2014 at Mike Duman Auto Sales, 2300 Godwin Blvd. SHS volunteers will provide food and other pet items to individuals as long as supplies last during those hours, first come, first served. Anyone wishing to donate food or other items can bring their donations to the SHS office prior to December 6. This will be the fifth pet pantry Suffolk Humane has sponsored.

  "Thanks for Pets" Adoptathons
December 6, 2014
   12 noon - 3pm
   PetSmart, Chesapeake Square
December 20, 2014
   12 noon - 3pm
   PetSmart, North Suffolk
It's the time of year when we give thanks for all our blessings, and for many people, those blessings include our furry best friends. There are so many wonderful pets who hope that you might want to add them to your list of blessings at one of the November and December adopt-a-thons sponsored by the Suffolk Humane Society and Suffolk Animal Care Center. The PetSmart Charities Adoption Center at the Chesapeake Square PetSmart store, 4300 Portsmouth Blvd., Chesapeake, VA 23321 will host an adopt-a-thon on Nov. 2 and Dec. 6, and the PetSmart Charities Adoption Center at the North Suffolk PetSmart store, 6243 College Dr., Suffolk VA 23435 will host events on Nov. 15 and Dec. 20. All events will be held from 12 noon - 3pm.

  Suffolk Humane and NSA Host Holiday Event To Feature Therapy Dogs and Collect Donations
December 10, 2014
Nansemond-Suffolk Academy
Suffolk Humane Society, its therapy dogs and their people and Nansemond-Suffolk Academy Animal Lovers' Club will join for a holiday get together Wednesday Dec. 10 at 3pm at Nansemond-Suffolk Academy. This is the second year for this club and a wonderful opportunity for the members who continue to learn more about the love and care of our domestic and wild animals. This is also the second year that this club has been responsible for gathering food and supplies from the entire Nansemond-Suffolk Academy family for Suffolk Humane Society.

The event will feature picture taking with club members and human and doggie refreshments. Therapy dog teams will dress up in their holiday attire and perform special doggie tricks for the third, fourth and fifth graders.

  BARKS (Books and Reading for Kids in Suffolk) Program Event
December 20, 2014
10:30am - 11:30am
North Suffolk Library
Suffolk Humane Society and the North Suffolk Library have partenered to bring the BARKS (Books and Reading for Kids in Suffolk) Program to Suffolk children. The program allows children to read one on one to a therapy dog and their handler in a non-threatening environment and utilizes therapy dogs because they are non-judgmental listeners. Your child will feel confident while reading to a furry friend!

Please call (757) 514-7150 to register for this event. We hope to see you there!

  Second Annual Paws for the Arts Gala
February 7, 2015
Riverfront Hilton Garden Inn
This semi-formal event will entertain both the art lover and the animal lover. The Paws for the Arts Gala will be held at the Riverfront Hilton Garden Inn and will feature works of art by various artists as well as items from local theatre, art studios, dance studios, etc. The event will also include live entertainment, a live auction and silent auction along with chances to win wonderful prizes at the event. Please check back soon for updates on this event!