Although the holiday season can be busy, many of us find true joy when we spend times with our animals. Experience a little holiday cheer yourself by focusing on your pets or perhaps extend your family by adding another or giving a gift to an animal in need. SRK9 Foundation’s get together at Western Farm is a great time to learn about the working Police and Rescue dogs in the North Bay. You may even meet a heroic working dog.
November 29th, Thursday 5 – 7 p.m.- SRK9 Foundation Kickoff. Enjoy light snacks and wine while hearing about how SRK9 supports working Police and Rescue Dogs in the North Bay. Location: Western Farm Center 21 W. 7th Street Facebook
December 1st Saturday at 10 a.m to 4 p.m. & December 2nd Sunday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.- Santa Paws at Western Farm Center. A beloved yearly tradition, take your well-behaved dog or pet to take a picture with Santa . Only $15 and all proceeds benefit Canine Companions for Independence. Location: Western Farm Center 21 W. 7th Street
December 1st, Saturday 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.- Read to an Autumn Dog Kids and Families can read to a certified therapy dog from the Sonoma County Humane Society. The dogs are good listeners! Location: Central Santa Rosa Library 211 E Street
December 9th, West End Small Dog Hour– A slower, downsized environment for the smaller dog to play in. A great time for small dogs to meet with other small dogs to romp without concern. The West End Small Dog Hour is held the second Sunday of every month right before the W. E. Poodle Party. Heavy rain will cancel event. Organized by West Ender Lea Barron-Thomas Location: DeTurk Round Barn Dog Park Time: 10 a.m.
December 9th, West End Poodle Party. Calling all social Poodles!… it’s time to party. The West End Poodle Party is held the second Sunday of every month. All Poodles, Poodle fusions and Poodle friendly dogs are invited to attend. Organized by West Ender Lea Barron-Thomas. Location: DeTurk Round Barn Dog Park Time: 11 a.m. Facebook
December 15th, Saturday 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.- Read to an Autumn Dog Kids and Families can read to a certified therapy dog from the Sonoma County Humane Society. The dogs are good listeners! Location: Central Santa Rosa Library 211 E Street
December 16th– Santa Rosa Pug Play Day – Precious Pugs meet to socialize and perhaps snort on the 3rd Sunday of every month. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org Location: DeTurk Round Barn dog park, 819 Donahue Street Time: 3 p.m
Do you and your dog enjoy DeTurk Round Barn Dog Park?– keep up with the regulars at our dog park on facebook. DeTurk Round Barn Dog Fans
Forgotten Felines Holiday Giving Trees at Western Farm Center- Purchase an item on FF’s wish list and drop it at Western Farm Center. You can then take a darling ornament back to your tree as an acknowledgement of your generosity. Wish List: Cat Food Any variety, dry or canned; Kitten Food Purina Kitten Chow to foster babies; Cat Litter Scoopable or clay-any variety; Cat Toys – entire list on http://www.forgottenfelines.com
Winter Adoption Specials at So. Co. Animal Shelter- Nov. 1st- Dec 31st Tues- Sat 12 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. Hoping to welcome an animal into your family this winter? Any day is a good day but there are special days that may apply to the type of pet you are hoping to adopt- Tiny Dog Tuesdays, 3 (yrs) Plus Thursdays, Back in Black Wednesdays, Friskey Feline Fridays. For more info call 707-565-7100 Winter Adoption Flyer
Do you have any Pet Friendly news? a photo of your West End dog? or something else that will delight animal lovers? Email Lea Barron-Thomas
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