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We care for more than 8,000 animals annually and couldn't do it without our incredible volunteers!

Humane Education

Calling All Kids!

Fun Times in the Comfort of Home!

HSSW Education Programs are all about kids+dogs+cats! Led by our education team, these weekly programs offer an at-home perspective on all the work HSSW does to care for more than 8,000 animals every year. 

With Humane Academy at Home, participants will receive a project kit each month including all of the fun and exciting items they need to dive in to the world of HSSW including games, crafts, and lots of dog and cat information. Learn more details and information about each session below!

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Program Details

Time and Date

Sessions held via Zoom on Wednesdays, 4:30-5:30 on these dates:

February: 3, 10, 17, 24
"Love" | How our dogs and cats communicate affection, and the best ways for us to show our love in return.

March: 3, 10, 17, 24
"Responsible Pet Ownership" | What makes a great pet owner? Learn how HSSW helps pets find their best home, how to choose the best pet for you, and more!

April: 7, 14, 21, 28
"Beyond Dogs and Cats" | A look at other kinds of pets, from birds to rabbits to reptiles.


Full season (3 months): $140
Any single month: $50.

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Questions? Please contact us and we'll be in touch.

Scholarship Program

We think HSSW education is important for kids. Sometimes, finances can be a barrier to participation. We offer a limited number of reduced-fee registrations to children in homes with financial barriers to participation.

To Apply:

Complete the fields below and a member of our education team will follow up with more information. 

Thank you to program sponsor, VCA Animal Hospitals for supporting our youth programs!

Questions? Please contact: 

Education Team
[email protected]