Calendar of Events 2014 - (Please scroll down for all events) 

 

Ongoing

Dog Training Classes

Cochrane & Area Humane Society Dog Training classes focus on positive learning and having fun with your dog! Various classes are offered – so there is sure to be a class for you and your beloved canine to join! Click here to learn more.

 

May

Pet-i-Cure – May 3rd (1:00 - 4:00pm)
Bring your furry friends for a nail trim! 

Put a little spring in their step!  Join us for our quarterly Pet-i-Cure Fundraiser on Saturday, May 3rd from 1:00 - 4:00pm. For a minimum of $5 donation per pet, you can get your pet feeling and looking great!  All funds raised go back to the shelter. Thank you to the animal health technicians and professional groomers who are donating their time and expertise for this event. Dogs must be on a leash.  Cats are welcome too, as long as they are in a kennel. See you there!  (62 Griffin Industrial Point, Cochrane) A big thank you to our sponsor, Global Pet Foods Cochrane.

June

Scotiabank Charity Challenge – June 1st
Participate in a Calgary Marathon race and raise funds for our shelter!

If you love to run and love animals, this event is for you. Run 5km or up to a complete marathon and raise pledges for our shelter animals. Event registration is open now.  There are additional cash donation prizes for the top teams, so we encourage you to sign up for the official Cochrane & Area Humane Society Team “Paws to the Pavement”.
Here’s how to sign up:

Gala Featuring Aaron Pritchett - June 7th
Join us for our Saving Lives – Changing Lives Annual Gala

Our biggest fundraising event of the year is The Gala!  CCMA Award Winner Aaron Pritchett will be the highlight of the 10th annual Saving Lives – Changing Lives Fundraising Gala presented by the Cochrane & Area Humane Society on June 7th. This classy country event will be held at the Bragg Creek Centre with Aaron Pritchett and band performing two sets.  A limited number of tickets are available for this special evening which also features a delicious dinner, exciting silent and live auction items, and a raffle draw. Net proceeds support the Cochrane & Area Humane Society.

Tickets are available online - Purchase Yours Now! Early bird tickets can be purchased at the shelter starting March 1st. Call 403-932-2072 for tickets or more information. Sponsorship opportunities are available - please e-mail events@cochranehumane.ca.

July

Pet-i-Cure - July 19th (1:00 - 4:00pm)
Pamper your pet with a nail trim!

Don’t like doing your pet’s nails? Leave it to the pros!  Join us for our quarterly Pet-i-Cure Fundraiser on Saturday, July 19th from 1:00 - 4:00pm. For a minimum of $5 donation per pet, you can get your pet feeling and looking great!  All funds raised go back to the shelter. Thank you to the animal health technicians and professional groomers who are donating their time and expertise for this event. Dogs must be on a leash.  Cats are welcome too, as long as they are in a kennel. See you there!  (62 Griffin Industrial Point, Cochrane) Thank you to our Pet-i-Cure sponsor - Global Pet Foods Cochrane.

August

Golf Tournament – August 14th
The Saving Lives – Changing Lives Golf Tournament supports our Internal Animal Hospital

Our annual Golf Tournament takes places Thursday, August 14th at the Links of GlenEagles in Cochrane!  All proceeds from this event support the Cochrane & Area Humane Society’s Internal Animal Hospital. This fun golf tournament will feature 18 holes of golf on the beautiful Links of GlenEagles Golf Course, refreshments, prizes and a power cart for your team.  The event includes our annual dinner and live and silent auctions at the Terrace of GlenEagles. Click to download a registration form or call 403-932-2072 for more information. Sponsorship opportunities available - please e-mail events@cochranehumane.ca.

September

Mutt Strut - September 6th (9:00am – 1:00pm)
Pledge to walk for the animals!  New route for 2014!

Join us for Mutt Strut 2014 at Mitford Park in Cochrane on September 6th!  Our new route is a beautiful 5km walk along the north ridge overlooking the Bow River.  Along the walk you will find refreshments and prizes!  Smaller dogs or little ones joining you?  No problem!  We have a shorter 1km route this year too.  There are prizes for top pledge earners and activities for the entire family after the walk.  Online registration will be available in May.  Register early and start collecting pledges for the Cochrane & Area Humane Society. 

October

Fall Book Sale - October 17th and 18th Noon - 5:00pm
Get some good books to curl up with this winter!

Check out our used book sale!  A wide selection of new releases, true crime, romance, children's books, cook books, biographies, books about pets, travel books, DVDs, VHS, and CDs will be available.  We are located at 62 Griffin Industrial Point.  Thanks to our sponsor, Big Hill Veterinary Services, all proceeds benefit the shelter. We will be accepting Book Sale donations at the beginning of April. (62 Griffin Industrial Point, Cochrane)

November

Pet-i-Cure - November 22nd (1:00p, - 4:00pm)
Just $5 (minimum) gets your pet a professional nail trim!

Join us for our quarterly Pet-i-Cure Fundraiser on Saturday, November 22nd from 1:00 - 4:00pm. For a minimum of $5 donation per pet, you can get your pet feeling and looking great!  All funds raised go back to the shelter. Thank you to the animal health technicians and professional groomers who are donating their time and expertise for this event. Dogs must be on a leash.  Cats are welcome too, as long as they are in a kennel. See you there!  (62 Griffin Industrial Point, Cochrane) A big thank you to our sponsor, Global Pet Foods Cochrane.

December

Christmas Party Open House - December 13th (12:00pm- 5:00pm)
Help our adoptable animals have a happy holiday season!

Find out why the holiday season can be a great time to adopt a new companion from an animal shelter or donate to help the animals in our care this Christmas!  Our annual Home for the Holidays Christmas Party Open House is Saturday, December 13th.  Take a stroll through the shelter and visit our residents, purchase a gift for the animals at Norm's Nook and place it under the Shelter Wish Tree for the homeless pets in our care. Make sure to pick up some delicious Christmas baking at the Bake Sale, and get your pet’s portrait with Santa! There are also raffles, refreshments and prizes!  (62 Griffin Industrial Point, Cochrane)

Other Events You Can Find Us at in 2014:

Pet Expo at Spruce Meadows, April 26th-27th, 2014
Cochrane and District Trade Show, May 3rd – 4th, 2014
Bunanza, July 26th, 2014

 

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