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Sip & Paint Fundraiser 6:00 pm
Sip & Paint Fundraiser @ Wallkill River Center for the Arts
Feb 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Sip & Paint Fundraiser @ Wallkill River Center for the Arts
The Humane Society of Walden invites you to “Paint Your Heart Out for Paws,” a Valentine’s Day-inspired Paint + Sip event. Set at the Wallkill Center for the Arts, this event promises to be a delightful mix of art, laughter, and community spirit. From 6-8PM, let your creative juices flow as you paint, sup, and snack in atmosphere brimming with love and creativity. Whether you’re a seasoned artist or a first-time painter, this event is designed for everyone to enjoy. So, bring a friend, bring a date, or just bring your lovely self, and let’s paint the town red (and every other color of the rainbow!). Get your tickets soon, as spaces are limited, and this event is sure to be a sell-put. Let’s raise our glasses and our paintbrushes for a cause that touches our hearts – the welling of our beloved four-legged friends! REGISTER
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A Walk in the Park Dog Walk 9:30 am
A Walk in the Park Dog Walk
Feb 4 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
A Walk in the Park Dog Walk
***Please check our page for weather related cancellations or call HSW 845-778-5115*** Whether you amble, ramble, or scramble…we have a walk for you…and the dogs to go with it. All paces welcome – meandering to marathon! Our shelter dogs LOVE strolling in the woods of Winding Hills Park. We are asking volunteers to signup for each weeks walk using the below scheduler. Meet us at the shelter at 9:30 a.m. on Sundays to be matched with the perfect pup. Walking guidelines will be discussed. We will transport the dogs in our van (we can hold 4-5 dogs only) or you can use your car. We are usually back at the shelter by noon. Masks and social distancing are required. Canine benefits from our Sunday morning walks: much-needed break from the shelter environment dogs are engaged during outings in the park; barking, spinning, and jumping behaviors fade away. dogs return to the shelter happy, tired, and ready to relax. provides an opportunity to reinforce basic commands in a new environment provides the dogs an opportunity to socialize with strangers, make a good impression, and maybe even find a forever home exposure to other dogs in the park and can practice and[...]
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Smooch-a Pooch, Hug-a-Kitty 11:00 am
Smooch-a Pooch, Hug-a-Kitty @ Beck's
Feb 10 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Smooch-a Pooch, Hug-a-Kitty @ Beck's
Join us for a heartwarming day of furry fun at our upcoming event!  Bring joy to your day by showering our adorable adoptable cats and dogs with smooches and hugs. There’s no better way to spread love than with our four-legged friends. Event Highlights:  Adorable Adoptables: Meet and greet our charming cats and dogs looking for their forever homes.  Pupcakes & Cupcakes: Indulge in delicious treats for both you and your furry friends. Pupcakes and cupcakes galore!  Raffle Prizes: Get ready for some exciting surprises! Participate in our raffle for a chance to win fantastic prizes.  Cuddles Galore: Experience the pure joy of hugging a kitty or smooching a pooch. These precious moments are guaranteed to warm your heart.  Celebrate Love: Whether you’re a pet parent or simply an animal lover, this event is a celebration of the unconditional love our pets bring into our lives. Don’t miss out on this paws-itively delightful day! Mark your calendars, invite your friends, and let’s make it a day to remember.
A Walk in the Park Dog Walk 9:30 am
A Walk in the Park Dog Walk
Feb 11 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
A Walk in the Park Dog Walk
***Please check our page for weather related cancellations or call HSW 845-778-5115*** Whether you amble, ramble, or scramble…we have a walk for you…and the dogs to go with it. All paces welcome – meandering to marathon! Our shelter dogs LOVE strolling in the woods of Winding Hills Park. We are asking volunteers to signup for each weeks walk using the below scheduler. Meet us at the shelter at 9:30 a.m. on Sundays to be matched with the perfect pup. Walking guidelines will be discussed. We will transport the dogs in our van (we can hold 4-5 dogs only) or you can use your car. We are usually back at the shelter by noon. Masks and social distancing are required. Canine benefits from our Sunday morning walks: much-needed break from the shelter environment dogs are engaged during outings in the park; barking, spinning, and jumping behaviors fade away. dogs return to the shelter happy, tired, and ready to relax. provides an opportunity to reinforce basic commands in a new environment provides the dogs an opportunity to socialize with strangers, make a good impression, and maybe even find a forever home exposure to other dogs in the park and can practice and[...]
Paws + Claws Speed Dating 12:00 pm
Paws + Claws Speed Dating @ Angry Orchard
Feb 11 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Paws + Claws Speed Dating @ Angry Orchard
 Claws and Paws Speed Dating Extravaganza!  Are you ready to find the purr-fect match? Join us for an unforgettable Claws and Paws Speed Dating event, where love knows no bounds, and furry companionship awaits!  Event Highlights:  Speed Dating with a Twist: Meet your potential furry soulmate in our unique speed dating sessions. Who knows, you might just find a love that lasts a lifetime!  Adoptable Cats and Dogs: Fall in love with our adorable, adoptable companions. Take the first step towards forever friendship.  Kissing Booth: Share sweet moments with our lovable pets at the kissing booth. Capture the perfect selfie with your new furry friend!  Raffle Prizes: Exciting prizes await! Participate in our raffle for a chance to win fantastic goodies, all while supporting our furry residents.
Kitten Cafe Pop-up @ Blue Fox Books 11:00 am
Kitten Cafe Pop-up @ Blue Fox Books @ Blue Fox Books
Feb 17 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Kitten Cafe Pop-up @ Blue Fox Books @ Blue Fox Books
Join us on Saturday, February 17th from 11 AM to 2 PM at Blue Fox Books in Walden for a Kitten Cafe Pop-Up Shop!  Indulge in delightful treats like custom treats by DeGraaf & Daughter Cookies, coffee, and other goodies. And cuddle adorable kittens looking for their forever homes. 10% of book sales from the day will be generously donated to the shelter, helping us provide love and care to our furry friends in need.  Pose for some photos in our Kitten Kissing Booth Don’t miss this purr-fectly wonderful event.
A Walk in the Park Dog Walk 9:30 am
A Walk in the Park Dog Walk
Feb 18 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
A Walk in the Park Dog Walk
***Please check our page for weather related cancellations or call HSW 845-778-5115*** Whether you amble, ramble, or scramble…we have a walk for you…and the dogs to go with it. All paces welcome – meandering to marathon! Our shelter dogs LOVE strolling in the woods of Winding Hills Park. We are asking volunteers to signup for each weeks walk using the below scheduler. Meet us at the shelter at 9:30 a.m. on Sundays to be matched with the perfect pup. Walking guidelines will be discussed. We will transport the dogs in our van (we can hold 4-5 dogs only) or you can use your car. We are usually back at the shelter by noon. Masks and social distancing are required. Canine benefits from our Sunday morning walks: much-needed break from the shelter environment dogs are engaged during outings in the park; barking, spinning, and jumping behaviors fade away. dogs return to the shelter happy, tired, and ready to relax. provides an opportunity to reinforce basic commands in a new environment provides the dogs an opportunity to socialize with strangers, make a good impression, and maybe even find a forever home exposure to other dogs in the park and can practice and[...]
Board of Directors Meeting 6:00 pm
Board of Directors Meeting @ Humane Society of Walden
Feb 21 @ 6:00 pm
Meetings are held at the Humane Society of Walden, on the 3rd WEDNESDAY of every month at 6 pm. Citizens concerned with animal welfare, volunteers and new members are welcome. We are always seeking individuals with the skills and the desire to join the Board and Committees working to insure the shelter’s future and uphold its mission. Learn more about our Board of Directors and Staff
A Walk in the Park Dog Walk 9:30 am
A Walk in the Park Dog Walk
Feb 25 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
A Walk in the Park Dog Walk
***Please check our page for weather related cancellations or call HSW 845-778-5115*** Whether you amble, ramble, or scramble…we have a walk for you…and the dogs to go with it. All paces welcome – meandering to marathon! Our shelter dogs LOVE strolling in the woods of Winding Hills Park. We are asking volunteers to signup for each weeks walk using the below scheduler. Meet us at the shelter at 9:30 a.m. on Sundays to be matched with the perfect pup. Walking guidelines will be discussed. We will transport the dogs in our van (we can hold 4-5 dogs only) or you can use your car. We are usually back at the shelter by noon. Masks and social distancing are required. Canine benefits from our Sunday morning walks: much-needed break from the shelter environment dogs are engaged during outings in the park; barking, spinning, and jumping behaviors fade away. dogs return to the shelter happy, tired, and ready to relax. provides an opportunity to reinforce basic commands in a new environment provides the dogs an opportunity to socialize with strangers, make a good impression, and maybe even find a forever home exposure to other dogs in the park and can practice and[...]
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A Walk in the Park Dog Walk
Feb 25 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
A Walk in the Park Dog Walk

***Please check our page for weather related cancellations or call HSW 845-778-5115***

Whether you amble, ramble, or scramble…we have a walk for you…and the dogs to go with it. All paces welcome – meandering to marathon! Our shelter dogs LOVE strolling in the woods of Winding Hills Park.

We are asking volunteers to signup for each weeks walk using the below scheduler.

Meet us at the shelter at 9:30 a.m. on Sundays to be matched with the perfect pup. Walking guidelines will be discussed. We will transport the dogs in our van (we can hold 4-5 dogs only) or you can use your car. We are usually back at the shelter by noon.

Masks and social distancing are required.

Canine benefits from our Sunday morning walks:
  • much-needed break from the shelter environment
  • dogs are engaged during outings in the park; barking, spinning, and jumping behaviors fade away.
  • dogs return to the shelter happy, tired, and ready to relax.
  • provides an opportunity to reinforce basic commands in a new environment
  • provides the dogs an opportunity to socialize with strangers, make a good impression, and maybe even find a forever home
  • exposure to other dogs in the park and can practice and show off their good manners.
  • excellent source of exercise and the best gift you can give to these pups – short of adopting one

 

The complete list of walking rules will be further discussed upon your arrival at HSW. Here are some highlights:

  • New Volunteers: For your first walk with HSW you will be paired with a Senior Dog Walker Volunteer and their dog. After the walk there is a 15-20 minute dog orientation.
  • Pay attention: You are responsible for the dog’s safety. Please be aware of your surroundings at all times.
    Strangers: Don’t allow strangers to approach and pet your dog. Politely tell them the dog is in training and if they would like to meet them please visit HSW.
  • Dog Interaction: Our dogs are great and love to be pet, but please keep your face away from theirs and do not give hugs. This helps ensure both you and the dog stay comfortable.
  • 10-foot rule: There’s plenty of room so keep all dogs 10 feet from one another. For the safety of everyone no socialization between our dogs or other dogs in the park.
  • Harness and leash: Periodically check your leash and harness to make sure they are secure.
    No smoking: Please no smoking around the dogs.
  • No cell phone use: To help prevent a potential distraction cell phone use is prohibited while you are holding the leash. The HSW guide can take photos of you and your walking buddy if you’d like.
  • Doggie bags: We’ll supply you bags and treats. Please remember to pick up after your walking buddy or alert a “guide”.
  • Close-toed shoes: Must be worn for the dog walk.
  • Required age: Walkers must be at least 21 years old to hold the leash.

This program is separate from volunteering at the shelter. If you’d like to volunteer at the facility or off site adoption events you must complete an orientation. Many times after the dog walk an orientation will be offered to those who are interested.

Please e-mail vc@waldenhumane.org with any questions.

Hope to see you on Sunday!

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A Walk in the Park Dog Walk
Mar 3 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
A Walk in the Park Dog Walk

***Please check our page for weather related cancellations or call HSW 845-778-5115***

Whether you amble, ramble, or scramble…we have a walk for you…and the dogs to go with it. All paces welcome – meandering to marathon! Our shelter dogs LOVE strolling in the woods of Winding Hills Park.

We are asking volunteers to signup for each weeks walk using the below scheduler.

Meet us at the shelter at 9:30 a.m. on Sundays to be matched with the perfect pup. Walking guidelines will be discussed. We will transport the dogs in our van (we can hold 4-5 dogs only) or you can use your car. We are usually back at the shelter by noon.

Masks and social distancing are required.

Canine benefits from our Sunday morning walks:
  • much-needed break from the shelter environment
  • dogs are engaged during outings in the park; barking, spinning, and jumping behaviors fade away.
  • dogs return to the shelter happy, tired, and ready to relax.
  • provides an opportunity to reinforce basic commands in a new environment
  • provides the dogs an opportunity to socialize with strangers, make a good impression, and maybe even find a forever home
  • exposure to other dogs in the park and can practice and show off their good manners.
  • excellent source of exercise and the best gift you can give to these pups – short of adopting one

 

The complete list of walking rules will be further discussed upon your arrival at HSW. Here are some highlights:

  • New Volunteers: For your first walk with HSW you will be paired with a Senior Dog Walker Volunteer and their dog. After the walk there is a 15-20 minute dog orientation.
  • Pay attention: You are responsible for the dog’s safety. Please be aware of your surroundings at all times.
    Strangers: Don’t allow strangers to approach and pet your dog. Politely tell them the dog is in training and if they would like to meet them please visit HSW.
  • Dog Interaction: Our dogs are great and love to be pet, but please keep your face away from theirs and do not give hugs. This helps ensure both you and the dog stay comfortable.
  • 10-foot rule: There’s plenty of room so keep all dogs 10 feet from one another. For the safety of everyone no socialization between our dogs or other dogs in the park.
  • Harness and leash: Periodically check your leash and harness to make sure they are secure.
    No smoking: Please no smoking around the dogs.
  • No cell phone use: To help prevent a potential distraction cell phone use is prohibited while you are holding the leash. The HSW guide can take photos of you and your walking buddy if you’d like.
  • Doggie bags: We’ll supply you bags and treats. Please remember to pick up after your walking buddy or alert a “guide”.
  • Close-toed shoes: Must be worn for the dog walk.
  • Required age: Walkers must be at least 21 years old to hold the leash.

This program is separate from volunteering at the shelter. If you’d like to volunteer at the facility or off site adoption events you must complete an orientation. Many times after the dog walk an orientation will be offered to those who are interested.

Please e-mail vc@waldenhumane.org with any questions.

Hope to see you on Sunday!