Children's Workshops

Workshops are drop-off format, last one hour in duration, and are open to kids age 6-12.  Registration is $15.00 per child.

Children may bring an optional shelter donation, such as a towel, blanket, toy, treats, or cleaning supplies.


Dancing Doggies

Creative Movement Workshop

Beyond the physical skills of balance, coordination, and spatial awareness, dance teaches kids determination, self-assurance, and collaboration.  The "Dancing Doggies" workshop is the expression of my lifelong love of dance and my passion for all things canine.  Dancers will view dogs in a whole new light after delving into creative movement activities to learn about canine body language.

Cookin' Fur Canines

Dog Treat Workshop

If your child has an interest in cooking and a soft spot for animals, they’ll love the "Cookin’ Fur Canines" dog treat workshop!  They'll discover the basic components of canine nutrition, compare the quality of dog food ingredients, and determine correct portions for dogs of different weights.  Kids make frozen pupsicle goodies for adoptable shelter dogs and their own furry best friends at home.

Meet an Animal Doctor

Veterinary Clinic Workshop

Children are fascinated by the connections between their own lives and the lives of their animal friends.  The “Meet an Animal Doctor” workshop is the perfect chance for kids to explore the similarities between the pediatrician’s office and the vet clinic.  Kids take a tour of the participating clinic and engage in dramatic play with hands-on veterinary supplies to learn about the topics of spay and neuter, preventive medication, and grooming.