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Pet Parenting Workshops

Pet Parenting Workshops

When you bring a new pet into your home, everyone in the family should be ready to share the joys, challenges, and responsibilities involved in caring for that pet. The Pet Parenting Workshop is designed to help families explore and prepare for pet ownership.  Workshop topics will include:

PetSet Youth Club Sample Activities

PetSet activities

PetSet activities may include:

Scout programs

Scout programs

We welcome Boy and Girl Scout troops to visit our shelters for tours and classroom programs. Find out more about these programs by visiting the Shelter Tour and Classroom Program pages on our website.

Birthday Parties

Birthday parties

Celebrate your birthday with a different kind of party animal!

Animal Humane Society is a natural location for your party animal’s next swingin’ birthday bash. It’s two hours of fun, with a little bit of learning that feels exactly like even more fun. AHS is a unique destination that brings out the big “Happy” in “Happy Birthday”!

BASIC PARTY PACKAGE includes:

Pet Set youth club

PetSet Youth Club

PetSet Youth Club is a fun, comprehensive program for youth in grades 5-7 who want to learn about animal welfare issues while developing leadership and community service skills. New members are welcome any time.

Shelter tours

Shelter tours

Explore Animal Humane Society with a visit to one of our five locations for a group tour led by one of our professional humane educators. Learn more about the history of AHS, the animals we work with, the services we provide to animals and the community, and more.  Please be advised that AHS is a temporary home to shelter animals that have not had any therapy training. In that regard, AHS tours are educational in nature, and are not intended to be a therapeutic experience for tour participants.

Teacher resources

Teacher resources

Kindness Kits

Kindness Kits are curriculum units designed to allow teachers an in-depth exploration of humane themes with their students. Each kit contains a series of lessons and activities, developed around a featured book, that focus on character development, pet ownership, and responsibility for personal choices.   Many lessons also address state or national learnng standards in other curriculum areas.

“Shiloh” (Grades 4-8)

By Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

Classroom programs and workshops

Classroom programs and workshops

Bring our humane education programs to your school or meeting site. Our classroom programs offer interactive presentations provided at your location, tailored to the audience’s age and interest to complement specific subjects. These presentations are available for groups of any kind, including schools, clubs, homeschool groups, and community organizations.

Tours of AHS

Shelter tours

Explore Animal Humane Society with a visit to one of our five locations for a group tour led by one of our professional humane educators.  Learn more about the history of AHS, the animals we work with, the services we provide to animals and the community, and more.  Please be advised that AHS is a temporary home to shelter animals that have not had any therapy training.

Animal Humane Society locations

Buffalo

4375 Hwy. 55 S.E.
Buffalo, MN 55313
(763) 390-3647

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Coon Rapids

1411 Main St. N.W.
Coon Rapids, MN 55448
(763) 862-4030

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Golden Valley

845 Meadow Ln. N.
Golden Valley, MN 55422
(763) 522-4325

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St. Paul

1115 Beulah Ln.
St. Paul, MN 55108
(651) 645-7387

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Woodbury

9785 Hudson Rd.
Woodbury, MN 55125
(651) 730-6008

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  • Administration
    (763) 522-4325
  • Animal Admissions
    (763) 412-4969
  • Pet Behavior Helpline
    (763) 489-2202
  • Boarding
    (763) 489-2222
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