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June 2019
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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 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. This workshop will cover the basics…

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Spay & Neuter Clinic

June 11 @ 8:00 am - 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 June 11th 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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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…

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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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Brews & Bingo

July 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tyranena Brewing Company,
1025 Owen Street
Lake Mills, WI 53551 United States

Brews & Bingo! is a series of fundraisers hosted by Tyranena Brewing Company to benefit local charities. On Monday, July 22nd, this fun event will benefit the HSJC! The games will be held from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm in Tyranena’s outdoor Beer Garden in Lake Mills. There will be $10 bingo cards (with the chance to win many prizes) and Tyranena will also donate $1 for every pint served during the event to the cause. Food will be available…

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Spay & Neuter Clinic

July 30 @ 8:00 am - 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 July 30th 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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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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Separation Anxiety Workshop

August 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 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 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 displaying symptoms of separation anxiety, or is it simply boredom? How do you tell the difference? Knowing the difference is critical, because fixing the problem depends…

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