Speaker Series

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn, share ideas, opinions, insights and engage in discussions. This year’s line up of speakers covers a wide range of topics within the animal care and welfare field.

  • Pre-register as space is limited. Contact Tania at 905-574-7722 Ext. 326 or tcelik-sonne@hbspca.com 

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Tuesday February 21, 2017 6:30-8:00pm You may think that Fluffy has it all, but indoor cats are often bored.
Find out how you can provide
enrichment opportunities to keep your cats active and happy.
Turner Park Library – 352 Rymal Road East
Tuesday April 18, 2017 6:30-8:00pm Trap-Neuter-Return, commonly referred to as “TNR,” is a proven humane and effective method at
managing the community street cat population growth. Using this technique, community street cats in a colony are trapped, neutered, ear tipped and returned to their territory where caretakers provide them with regular food and shelter.
Join us to learn how TNR works, what cats are eligible, what it means to be a colony caregiver and community resources for caregivers.
Turner Park Library – 352 Rymal Road East
Tuesday June 20, 2017 6:30-8:00pm Dogs and Storks – Congratulations, you’re having a baby! But what about your dog? Dogs & Storks® is an internationally
respected program developed by Family Paws Parent Education that helps prepare expectant families with dogs for life with a
baby. Learn what you can start doing now to make your baby’s arrival and first months less stressful for your pets.
This workshop provides family friendly, science based training and management solutions to help you and your dog adjust to life with a baby.
Turner Park Library – 352 Rymal Road East
Tuesday September 19, 2017 6:30-8:00pm You probably know about guinea pigs, but have you heard of skinny pigs? Though not signifiantly different than guinea pigs, skinny pigs are definitely unique! Join Shannon Barry and her piggies Sheldon and Spencer to learn all about skinny pig traits, care and their volunteer jobs as Pet Visitors with the Hamilton/Burlington SPCA! Turner Park Library – 352 Rymal Road East
Wednesday October 18, 2017 6:30-8:00pm Dogs and Toddlers – Life with toddlers presents its own challenges;not just for you, but also for your dog. Your dog may a difficult time adjusting to children when they become more mobile. Dogs & Toddlers™ is an internationally respected program developed by Family Paws Parent Education for families dealing with the dynamics of dogs and toddlers.

This workshop provides family friendly, science based training and management solutions to help you and your dog adjust to life with growing children.

Turner Park Library – 352 Rymal Road East

Hamilton Public Library