Planet Dog Adoption Day Sat. Jan. 16 The Mobile Adoption Team will bring adoptable dogs to the Portland Planet Dog Store on Jan. 16 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The store is located at 211 Marginal Way, Portland. For more information, call Animal Welfare Society (www.animalwelfaresociety.org) at 985-3244 or Planet Dog Company Store at 347-8606.

Pet Life Adoption Event Sat. Jan. 30 AWS staff will bring adoptable dogs to the Pet Life in Sanford on Jan. 30 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The store is located at 1364 Main St., Sanford. For more information, call Animal Welfare Society (www.animalwelfaresociety.org) at 985-3244 or Pet Life at 490- 6729.

Ongoing Events Furry Tales Story and Adventure Hour Jan. 14, 21, 28 Join us Thursdays (when school is in session) from 10 -11 a.m., in the Humane Education Room at the Animal Welfare Society on Holland Road, West Kennebunk. Preschoolers are invited to discover the exciting world of animals with stories, playtime, crafts, songs, movement and animal time. The event is free to attend, though donations are appreciated. Furry Tales follows the RSU 21 school calendar. Furry Tales is not held during school breaks (including February and April school vacation) or on snow days. For more information, call 985-3244 or see http://animalwelfaresociety.org/news-events/ events-calendar/.

Humane Action League Jan. 12 – March 1 Jan. 14 – March 3

The Humane Action League an after-school program at the Animal Welfare Society on

Holland Road, West Kennebunk. The program is designed to give students who love animals an opportunity to learn more about the workings of an animal shelter, instruction on pet care and handling, and an introduction on how to become more involved in animal welfare issues. At the start of the program the students will create and sign an agreement with each other about acceptable behaviors as well as goals for the seven weeks. Tuesday’s program is held from 2:30-4 p.m. for students 12-14 years of age. Thursday’s program is held from 3-4:30 p.m. for students 9 to11 years old. There will be no sessions on Feb. 16 and Feb 18. There is a $65 fee for the seven sessions. For more information, call 985-3244, or to download a registration form, see http://animalwelfaresociety.org/news_ and_ events/humane-action-league.


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