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May 2017
PARASITE-PREVENTION-FLYER

Parasite Prevention Workshop

May 22, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Humane Society of Jefferson County,
W6127 Kiesling Rd
Jefferson, WI 53549 United States
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Yuck! Nobody wants to think about parasites. It’s spring – time for planting flowers and frolicking in the fields. But the fact is that our dogs and cats play host to lots of unwanted visitors. Come learn from Kelly Smart, CVT at Lake Mills Veterinary Clinic, how to identify and prevent external parasites like fleas and ticks, and how to prevent internal parasites like heartworms and intestinal worms to keep your pets healthy. Please note this workshop is for humans…

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June 2017
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Teach a Great Recall!

June 10, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Jefferson County Dog Park,
W5098 Canine Drive
Johnson Creek, WI 53038 United States
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It will take approximately one year of regular, consistent training for most dogs to come when called at least 95% of the time. Does that sound like a lot of work? It is! But consider this: most dogs live ten or more years. If your dog comes when called for nine out of ten years, isn’t that worth it? Get off on the right paw with your recall training at this FREE workshop! You will learn simple, effective techniques and…

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…And Baby Makes 5!

June 19, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Humane Society of Jefferson County,
W6127 Kiesling Rd
Jefferson, WI 53549 United States
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Join Mittsy Voiles, B.A., CPDT-KA, of the Lake Mills Veterinary Clinic as she helps participants understand ways to help a pet adjust to a new bundle of joy. The workshop will be held in the shelter’s Community Education Room on Monday, June 19th, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. This event is for humans only, so please leave your pets at home. The workshop is free, but monetary donations or items from the shelter’s wish list are greatly appreciated! We’d love to know…

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July 2017
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Let’s Go For a Walk!

July 8, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jefferson County Dog Park,
W5098 Canine Drive
Johnson Creek, WI 53038 United States
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Walking your dog is so much more than just a way of exercising your pup. It stops your pooch from getting bored, it’s a behavior training opportunity, it can teach your dog how to behave in canine company, and helps to grow the bond between you both. However, dogs aren’t born knowing how to walk on a leash and this workshop will teach your dog how to follow your lead. Join Danielle Bartz of the Lake Mills Veterinary Clinic on…

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How to Help Your Fearful Dog

July 24, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Humane Society of Jefferson County,
W6127 Kiesling Rd
Jefferson, WI 53549 United States
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Join Mittsy Voiles, B.A., CPDT-KA, behaviorist with the Lake Mills Veterinary Clinic for a casual conversation about why dogs develop fears and phobias. Learn ways to help your dog get past their fears and how to understand your dog a little better. The workshop will be held in the shelter’s Community Education Room on Monday, July 24th, at 6:00 pm. This event is for humans only, so please leave your pets at home. The workshop is free, but monetary donations…

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September 2017
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Separation Anxiety Workshop

September 18, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Humane Society of Jefferson County,
W6127 Kiesling Rd
Jefferson, WI 53549 United States
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Does your dog pace when you start getting ready to leave? Has he or she remodeled your house while you were gone? Separation anxiety is a common phrase used to describe dog behavior when left alone, but it might surprise you to learn that not all destructive behavior falls into this category. Maybe your dog is display symptoms of separation anxiety, or is it simply boredom? How do you tell the difference? Knowing the difference is critical, because fixing the…

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October 2017
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Help, There’s a Loose Dog!

October 14, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Humane Society of Jefferson County,
W6127 Kiesling Rd
Jefferson, WI 53549 United States
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If you’re out walking your dog, or walking alone, and a loose dog comes running toward you would you know what to do? This hour long workshop will teach participants how to handle the situation safely and escape unscathed. Learn some simple, effective ways of protecting yourself and your dogs in this frightening situation. The workshop will be held in the shelter’s Community Education Room on Saturday, October 14th, at 10:00 am. This event is for humans only, so please…

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January 2018
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Dogs’ Night Out: Life Skills for Your Dog

January 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Humane Society of Jefferson County,
W6127 Kiesling Rd
Jefferson, WI 53549 United States
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Join us for a free workshop on improving your dog’s life skills through a series of fun games and activities! Activities include: Leash walking “Take it” “Wait” “Back-up” And more! The event will be held in the shelter’s Community Education Room on Monday, January 8th with sessions starting 6:00 PM, 6:30 PM, 7:00 PM, and 7:30 PM. Dogs must be dog and people friendly, current on vaccinations, and leashed with a 4′-6′ non-retractable leash. The workshop is free, but monetary donations or items from…

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Does Your Pet Have Bad Breath?

January 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Humane Society of Jefferson County,
W6127 Kiesling Rd
Jefferson, WI 53549 United States
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Bad breath isn’t just unpleasant — it can be unhealthy. Up to 80% of dogs and 70% of cats that do not receive proper dental care may show signs of dental disease by the age of 3. Dental disease seriously affects the organs, especially the heart, and can shorten your pet’s life while causing unnecessary pain and discomfort. What can you do? What products work? How can you avoid expensive, useless gimmicks? Certified Veterinary Technician, Megan Levake, explains why regular…

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February 2018
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Four on the Floor

February 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Humane Society of Jefferson County,
W6127 Kiesling Rd
Jefferson, WI 53549 United States
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Is your dog gravity-challenged? Dogs jump on people to get attention and as a form of greeting. Although they mean well, dogs can knock over small children, tear clothing, and rip skin in their enthusiasm. Many common techniques used to discourage a dog from jumping up often make the problem worse, hurt the dog, or put a person in danger. Join Danielle Bartz of the Lake Mills Veterinary Clinic on Saturday, February 10 as she offers half hour sessions at 10:00 am, 10:30…

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