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Thursday, February 21, 2019, 6:00 pm - 2:00 pm
TNR Certification Workshop: Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) and Colony Care
Location: Brooklyn Borough Hall , 209 Joralemon Street Brooklyn NY 11201
Event Description: You must bring photo ID for admittance to the building. Please do not bring animals to the workshop (with the exception of service animals). This workshop is open to people who are 18 or older.
Become a Certified TNR Caretaker! Attending a Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) certification workshop is the first step you should take to gain the knowledge and skills needed to help the feral and stray community cats in your area. Upon completion of the workshop, you will become a Certified TNR Caretaker and be eligible for free spay/neuter, trap loans, transport of cats and traps, specialty training workshops, community outreach materials, TNR Caretaker Update newsletter, networking opportunities, dedicated NYCFCI help desk, and other services and support within the five boroughs of New York City provided by the NYC Feral Cat Initiative of the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals, the ASPCA, and other area organizations.
Learn the basics of TNR and colony care in this hands-on workshop designed by Alley Cat Allies, the ASPCA, and the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals. In this workshop, you will:
Learn about feral cats, their history and behavior
Learn the steps of humane trapping and pre- and post-spay/neuter surgery care with the help of video and live demonstrations
Practice using a box trap and divider for trapping and in-trap care
Learn the basics of caring for a cat colony
Learn how to build good relationships with neighbors throughout the TNR process and how to help the cats be good neighbors
Attendees will become Certified TNR Caretakers and receive our Guide to Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) and Colony Care.
RSVP at http://bit.ly/TNR190221 THERE IS NO COST.
Saturday, March 2, 2019, 7 - 9 am
Fido Coffee Bark in Prospect Park
Look for coffee, pastries, dog biscuits as well as relevant information pertaining to off-leash activities and issues. And it's all FREE!
In the Long Meadow beside the Picnic House
Enter Prospect Park at 9th Street,
walk straight in until you come to the ball fields (on right),
make a left along the meadow.
Enter Prospect Park at the Villa (PPW and 4th St),
go through parking lot and out the back across Inner Drive.
For more information about FIDO visit www.fidobrooklyn.org.
Ongoing - Every Sunday, 1 pm - 4 pm
Best Friend's Dog Adoptions
Location: 238 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Big Laughs for BARC! (Brooklyn Animal Resource Coalition Shelter) in Williamsburg.
Stand-up comedian, Jamie Lee, has organized monthly comedy shows to benefit BARC.
Visit Jamie's web page for more information and details about future shows: www.barcshelter.org.
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