Saturday, November 17, 2018
11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Learn all about what dogs are telling us through non-verbal communication!  This class explores the various expressions of our canine friends and also shows how your body language can influence their reactions to you. 

The material is great for your volunteer or foster work and for your interactions with any dogs you may encounter every day! 

Sign up through the Volunteer Information Center online.

If you are a foster and do not have access to the Volunteer Information Center, please reserve your spot HERE.

E-mail volunteer[at]ashevillehumane[dot]org with questions.

Saturday, November 17, 2018
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Learn all about what cats are telling us through non-verbal communication!  This class explores the various expressions of our feline friends and also shows how your body language can influence their reactions to you.  The material is great for your volunteer and foster work and for your interactions with any cats you may encounter every day! 

Sign up through the Volunteer Information Center online after completing initial service requirements.

If you are a foster and do not have access to the Volunteer Information Center online, please reserve your spot HERE.

E-mail volunteer[at]ashevillehumane[dot]org with questions.

Sunday, November 18, 2018
8:30 AM to 1:00 PM

One of our most popular volunteer activities is our Hiking Hounds program!  Volunteers take our most energetic shelter dogs on hikes as part of our enrichment programming.  There are no prerequisites and participants are not required to be current volunteers.  If you love hiking in the great outdoors with dogs who are excited to be out of the shelter for a while, this is the activity for you!

For more information about Hiking Hounds (including physical requirements and guidelines) or to request an application, please e-mail ahshikinghounds[at]outlook[dot]com.

Upcoming Hiking Hounds Dates:

November 4

November 11

November 18

9am start for seasoned hikers, 8:30am for new hikers.

*Space is limited.  Confirmed reservations are required for each hike.  

Thursday, November 22, 2018
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Get ready to be hands-on with our canine friends!  This class is required before current volunteers are able to interact with dogs and puppies at the Adoption Center.  Prerequisites: completion of basic service requirements. 

Upcoming Pooch Essentials Class dates and times:

November 3 from 9-10am

November 8 from 5:30-6:30pm

Sign up through the Volunteer Information Center!

E-mail volunteer[at]ashevillehumane[dot]org with questions.

Saturday, November 24, 2018
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

Feline Fundamentals Class

Get ready to be hands-on with our feline friends!  This class is required before current volunteers are able to interact with cats and kittens at the Adoption Center.  Prerequisites: completion of basic service requirements.  

Upcoming Feline Fundamentals Class dates and times:

November 1 from 5:30-6:30pm

November 10 from 9-10am

November 24 from 9-10am

Sign up through the Volunteer Information Center online.

E-mail volunteer[at]ashevillehumane[dot]org with questions.