Summer training at the HSSA makes me wish I were a kid again.
from the press release
Dog Days in the Desert summer programs
TUCSON- It’s time once again to register for the Humane Society of Southern Arizona’s summer programs! Dog Days in the Desert provide children with in-depth, hands-on education about animal care and the human-animal bond.
The programs are held at the HSSA Companions for Life Center at 3465 East Kleindale Rd. The cost is $225 for the public, and $200 for Hand-In-Paw Kids Club members. The HIP discount is available at time of registration with a member signup of $25.
The camp is divided into three programs: The freshman programs are for ages 6-8, junior programs ages 9-11, and senior programs ages 12-14. Topics include: New Pet Ownership and Responsibility; Animal Handling and Bite Safety; Kindness and Compassion; Dog Training and Socialization; Veterinary Careers; Dog Identification and Breed History; Promoting Animal Adoptions through Social Networking; and Creating Education Films promoting Humane Education.
Dates of 2012 Summer Programs:
• Freshmen Programs (ages 6-8):
Featured Pet Productions: Monday-Thursday, June 4-7
Pups, Pooches and Pedigrees: Monday-Thursday, July 9-12
• Junior Programs (ages 9-11):
Red Rover’s Dog Training: Monday-Thursday, June 11-14
Junior Vet: Monday-Thursday, July 16-19
• Senior Programs (ages 12-14):
Canine Coaching: Monday-Thursday, June 18-21
Lights … Cameras …. Animals!: Monday-Thursday, July 23-26
Register by contacting Inge Koopman-Leyva with the Humane Society’s Community Outreach Department at (520) 321-3704, Ext. 142, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Humane Society of Southern Arizona
The Humane Society of Southern Arizona was founded in 1944. The Humane Society of Southern Arizona (HSSA) is a nonprofit 501 (c)(3) charitable organization, funded solely by donations and the services they offer to the public, receiving no government funding. HSSA is not a department of federal, state, county, or city government, nor affiliated with any other charitable organization. It stands on its own and saves the lives of thousands more animals than all other agencies in southern Arizona combined. Visit the website or call 520-327-6088