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October
  BARKS (Books and Reading for Kids in Suffolk) Program Event
October 18, 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!

  Driver Days Fall Festival
October 18, 2014
   9am - 6pm
October 19, 2014
   11am - 5pm
Driver Village on King's Highway
The Driver Days Festival will include face painting, carnival games, pumpkin painting, bounce houses, pony and train rides, food, live music, car show, motorcycle run and a wellness fair! Suffolk Human Society will be hosting a yard sale and adopt-a-thon on Saturday. On both days you can visit our booth, get information and take a chance with our spinning wheel! On Sunday, we will sponsor a pet costume contest at 2:30 in front of the stage. And don't forget to park in our lot next to our office, All proceeds from parking will be donated to SHS!

November
  Suffolk Humane Society's Volunteer Appreciation Picnic
November 1, 2014
11am - 1pm
Lake Meade Park
Join us for an afternoon of fun with your dog! Suffolk Humane is taking time out to thank each and every one of our volunteers for their hard work and dedication throughout the years. There will be food, fun and a token of our appreciation!

  Monthly Community Education Meeting
November 11, 2014
6:30pm
Magnolia Ruritan Club
Come join us for our monthly community education meeting! Our meetings are open to everyone - we go over updates from each of our committees and discuss upcoming events, current and planned projects, and anything else that may come up. We typically schedule a special speaker or topic of interest for each meeting. Lisa Rapacki, Dog Trainer from Churchland K9 will offer a Therapy Dogs, International test. Does your dog have what it takes to be a certified therapy dog? The Suffolk Humane Society has many opportunities for you and your dog to become ambassadors in our community. Bring your dog to this test and once completed, you can volunteer for the therapy dog programs SHS offers.

  11th Annual Turkey Trot 5K Run & Walk Fundraiser
November 15, 2014
9am
Riverfront Swim Club
This annual fundraiser benefits the Suffolk Humane Society. Participants can either run or walk and pets are allowed but must be on a leash. You must clean up after your pet. Participants who register by October 31st will receive a Turkey Trot T-shirt, and there will be a celebration after the race with food, fun, and awards

Donations can be made if you do not want to run or walk. Suffolk Humane Society volunteers will be available to talk with you about our organization and the adoptable animals at Suffolk Animal Care. Riverfront Swim Club is located at 5301 Sports Club Run, Suffolk VA 23435. Call (757) 483-3906 or email swimclub@charter.net for information.

If you would like to sponsor the event, click here for more information on sponsorship opportunities. If you would like to register as a runner/walker, click here for the registration form.

  BARKS (Books and Reading for Kids in Suffolk) Program Event
November 15, 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!

  Photos with Santa Paws
November 29
1pm - 4pm
Location TBD
Cookies with Santa Paws from 1pm - 4pm. Participants (two and four legged children) can have photos taken with Santa for a small fee. More info to come!

December
  Community Pet Pantry
December 6, 2014
10am - 12pm
Suffolk Humane Office
The Suffolk Humane Society will sponsor a pet food pantry for those who can use a few extra bags of food for their pets. Doors will open at 10am at 4300 Nansemond Parkway in Suffolk. We will have dog and cat food available, but supplies are limited. This is a first come, first serve event.

  Monthly Community Education Meeting
December 9, 2014
6:30pm
Magnolia Ruritan Club
Come join us for our monthly community education meeting! Our meetings are open to everyone - we go over updates from each of our committees and discuss upcoming events, current and planned projects, and anything else that may come up. We typically schedule a special speaker or topic of interest for each meeting. We are still working on scheduling this month's speaker, so please check back soon for updates.

  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!

February
  Second Annual Paws for the Arts Gala
February 7, 2015
TBD
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!