Waukesha animal resource center announces annual fundraiser, walk/run
October at HAWS, the Humane Animal Welfare Society of Waukesha County, is colorful and Creature-full!
On Tuesday, October 7th from 6-8pm, HAWS hosts “Tales of Tails” as part of Waukesha Reads. Waukesha County Humane Officer Jill Miorana will talk about her fascinating animal investigation work and how residents can help. Extended adoption hours will include adoption specials!
Move Your Mutt for HAWS on October 19th at Genesee Lake Road Park! Featuring 5K, 10K and 1 mile events, “mutts” are welcome to join the 5K and 1 mile routes. Raise $100 in pledges for free registration and win great prizes. Presented by Silver Circle Sports Events, details at hawspets.org.
Join HAWS’ Creatures of the Night at the Marriott West on Friday, October 24th. The annual Halloween fundraiser includes silent auction, raffle, costume contests, adoptable HAWS’ pets, fantastic food, music and more. HAWS also welcomes special guest John Bartlett, nationally acclaimed designer and animal advocate. Admission is $50/person; VIP tables are $1000. Details at hawspets.org or 262-542-8851, x112.
HAWS annual Guinea Pig Primer is Sunday, October 26th from 12-4pm. Learn about housing, behavior and health issues; meet other guinea pig families and share stories! Guinea pigs welcome to attend (in a comfortable carrier) and participate in fun competitions! This event is FREE to attend; children must be accompanied by an adult.
Looking ahead: The Friends of HAWS Holiday Bazaar kicks off the shopping season on Saturday, November 1st from 9am-4pm. Holiday Pet Photos will be available on November 8-9; call 262-542-8851 to reserve your sitting.
HAWS’ colorful October includes seminars on K9 Body Language (10/6) and K9 Behavior Problems (10/28), “Pet”-icures for small animals (10/8 & 18) and cats (10/11 & 28), the monthly Pet First Aid class (10/25) and the GPA-WI greyhound meet’n’greet (10/25). Log on to hawspets.org for times and registration.
HAWS, a non-profit organization established in 1965, assists over 6,000 animals each year and welcomes more than 31,000 human visitors to our shelter annually. As an open admissions and full service shelter, HAWS assures sanctuary for animals in need while offering educational programs and services to promote responsible pet ownership and prevent animal abuse. The shelter is located at 701 Northview Road in Waukesha, Wisconsin. For more information call (262) 542-8851 or log onto our website at hawspets.org.
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HAWS: Building a Society that’s Humane.
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of Waukesha County, Inc.
701 Northview Rd
Waukesha, WI 53188