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April 2019
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The Worms Crawl In… Parasite Prevention Workshop

April 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 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. The workshop will take place in the shelter’s…

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Microchip Clinic

April 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Humane Society of Jefferson County,
W6127 Kiesling Rd
Jefferson, WI 53549 United States

Did you know that one in three pets will get lost in their lifetime? It’s easy to think that it will never happen to your pet. After all, they’re always safely by your side or tucked in at home. But what if? What if a contractor, pet sitter, relative, visitor, or even a thief leaves a door or window open? What if you’re transporting your pet and disaster strikes, and your scared and confused pet runs to find a place to hide?…

$25
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May 2019
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Spay & Neuter Clinic

May 8 @ 8:00 am - May 9 @ 5:00 pm
Humane Society of Jefferson County,
W6127 Kiesling Rd
Jefferson, WI 53549 United States

The Fix Is In, Inc. will be at the HSJC on May 8th for low-cost spay/neuter surgeries for cats and kittens. They will also be able to spay or neuter a few dogs under 40 lbs. You will need to call The Fix to schedule an appointment. Appointments book up very quickly so we recommend calling them at 715-256-8555 as soon as possible. You can also book an appointment online at http://www.thefixisin.org/make-appointment/ Prices range from $40-$55 for cats and $95-$110 for dogs under…

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2019 Furry Friends 5k

May 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jefferson County Fair Park,
503 North Jackson Ave
Jefferson, WI 53549 United States
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It’s time to register for the 6th Annual Furry Friends 5K! Saturday, May 18th, 9am Jefferson County Fair Park Join the race to help homeless pets by participating in the Humane Society of Jefferson County’s 6th Annual Furry Friends 5K. This family-friendly and dog-friendly event will take place on Saturday, May 18 at 9 a.m. at the Jefferson County Fair Park. Hundreds of human participants and their canine companions have taken part in this race, providing our community with a…

$30
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June 2019

It’s Potty Time!

June 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Humane Society of Jefferson County,
W6127 Kiesling Rd
Jefferson, WI 53549 United States
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Did you know that dogs are not considered potty trained until they have not had an accident for 90 days? Dogs and cats can have a hard time learning our potty training routines for them. Join the behavioral team from the Lake Mills Veterinary Clinic (Mittsy Voiles, Alli Jerger, Danielle Bartz) to learn how to gently and quickly teach cats and dogs good toilet routines. You’ll also learn what things don’t work, and what things (rubbing noses in the mess) will make the problem much worse.…

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Teach a Great Recall

June 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Humane Society of Jefferson County,
W6127 Kiesling Rd
Jefferson, WI 53549 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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July 2019
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2019 Furry Friends Kids Camp

July 15 @ 12:30 pm - July 19 @ 4:00 pm
Humane Society of Jefferson County,
W6127 Kiesling Rd
Jefferson, WI 53549 United States

The Humane Society of Jefferson County will host its Furry Friends Kids Camp Monday, July 15 through Friday, July 19.  This week long day camp will provide a fun-filled experience for children as they learn about kindness and compassion for the animals who share our world.  Campers will also learn how shelters, like the Humane Society of Jefferson County, help animals in need. Camp runs each day from 12:30 to 4:00 p.m.  Registration is limited to 24 students and is…

$125
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Let’s Go for a Walk!

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Humane Society of Jefferson County,
W6127 Kiesling Rd
Jefferson, WI 53549 United States
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Need a little help getting your pooch in sync with your step? Dogs sit, lie down and run to each other as part of their natural behavior. When was the last time you saw a dog leading another dog around on a lead? However . . . your dog’s daily walks are important times for the dog to get out and enjoy the neighborhood and it is important to teach your dog to enjoy walking on lead—even if you live…

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What Is My Cat Saying?

July 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Humane Society of Jefferson County,
W6127 Kiesling Rd
Jefferson, WI 53549 United States
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Cats are both social and solitary creatures. They learn quickly, but they learn differently than dogs. They have specific territorial needs, and their means of showing stress is often subtle. Come learn more about the secret life of your cat! The workshop will be held in the shelter’s Community Education Room on Monday, July 22nd, from 6:00 PM to roughly  7:00 PM with a Q&A session following the presentation. This event is for humans only, so please leave your pets…

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August 2019
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3 Days, 3 Weeks, 3 Months: What to Expect with a New Dog

August 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Humane Society of Jefferson County,
W6127 Kiesling Rd
Jefferson, WI 53549 United States
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If you just got a new dog, or are thinking about getting one, then this is the workshop for you. Join Mittsy Voiles and Alli Jerger from the Lake Mills Veterinary Clinic to learn what to expect in the first days, weeks and months, to get you and your dog off to a great start. Topics include socialization, exercise, nutrition, manners, potty training, and how to avoid common mistakes that may trigger fearful/defensive behavior. The workshop will be held in…

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