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July
  BARKS (Books and Reading for Kids in Suffolk) Program Event
July 19, 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!

  Suffolk Humane at Suffolk Farmers' Market
July 26, 2014
9am - 1pm
Suffolk Farmers' Market
Come out and support local farmers at the Suffolk Farmers' Market. Suffolk Humane volunteers will have information table/booth along with therapy dogs and would love to meet you.

August
  Monthly Community Education Meeting
August 12, 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. Suzanne Teumer, J.D., will speak to the group regarding including your pet in your will, including the legalities of how to be sure your pet is cared for in case you are unable to care for them.

  BARKS (Books and Reading for Kids in Suffolk) Program Event
August 16, 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!

  Community Pet Pantry
August 23, 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.

September
  Monthly Community Education Meeting
September 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. Lisa Rapacki, Dog Trainer from Churchland K9 will speak to the group on the importance of strengthening the bond between you and your dog. She will discuss the importance of continued training and dogs are welcome at this session.

  Taste of Suffolk
September 13, 2014
TBD
Main Street, Historic Downtown Suffolk
Come see us at this year's Taste of Suffolk Downtown Street Festival! Year after year, this event is a lot of fun for adults and children alike. There will be plenty of food, contests, music, cars, children's activities, crafts, and vendors to see and enjoy!

Suffolk Humane volunteers will be at the Taste of Suffolk and will be glad to talk with you about our organization and the adoptable animals at Suffolk Animal Care. Click here for more details on the event.

  BARKS (Books and Reading for Kids in Suffolk) Program Event
September 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!

  Passion for Paws Picnic and Whiskers Wine Tasting
September 21, 2014
12pm - 4pm
River Stone Chophouse, 8032 Harbour View Boulevard
Owners of M & M Hospitality Group, River Stone Chophouse and Vintage Tavern, will sponsor the third annual Passion for Paws, an outdoor picnic and wine tasting to benefit Suffolk Humane, on September 21, 2014 at the Riverstone Chophouse from 12 noon - 4pm. This family and dog friendly event will feature wonderful picnic food, fabulous wines, children's activities, and more. Enjoy an action-packed afternoon with your best friend (human and/or canine!) and help support Suffolk Humane and our mission to help homeless pets. Well-behaved, vaccinated dogs are welcome and can get in free with a paying human.

Picnic tickets are $15.00 per adult and $8.00 per child (12 and under). Wine tasting tickets are $20. People may attend without purchasing food or wine tickets. We hope to see you there!

  Suffolk Humane Society's Volunteer Appreciation Picnic
September 27, 2014
1pm - 4pm
Location TBD
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!

October
  Monthly Community Education Meeting
October 14, 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
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!

November
  11th Annual Turkey Trot 5K Run & Walk Fundraiser
Date TBD
8am - 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. Each participant receives 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. Event details are still being finalized so check back soon for updates.

  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.

  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!