Upcoming Education Events


Paw Pals: Pet Sitters in Training

Friday, October 11th, 9:00 – 12:00 p.m.

Interested in becoming a pet sitter? This helps prepare youth and teens to provide safe reliable care for household pets. This course covers valuable skills including daily care considerations, animal body language and behavior, instruction on how to hand an emergency situation, and tips for ensuring safety for pet sitters and the pets in their care. ($65 per registrant)

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Teen Pet First Aid & CPR

Friday, October 11th, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Teens and youth will learn lifesaving skills to help provide temporary urgent care to pets until they are able to reach a veterinary or emergency clinic. Receive hands-on CPR training using lifelike pet mannequins. Participants will earn a certificate of completion and a training manual. ($65 per registrant)

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Community Cats 101

Community Cats 101

Wednesday, October 16th, 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Join us to learn how to support our community cats. Working or feral cats may not be ideal house pets but they deserve to live healthy and full lives, while keeping their populations controlled. You can help keep feline friends in your neighborhood safe by becoming a feral cat caretaker. You’ll learn from Lollypop experts about TNVR, cat shelters, colony care, and more!

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Service Learning Saturdays

Service Learning Saturdays

Saturday, October 19th, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Join us at Lollypop Farm for an active day of service to help us go above and beyond enriching the lives of animals at the shelter. Participants may create a variety of enrichment toys, devise adoption promotion materials, and participate in keeping the shelter grounds tidy—not to mention get some hands-on animal socialization time! ($25 per registration)

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Tails and Treats

Tails and Treats

Saturday, October 26th, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. 

Win prizes and have fun! Enjoy trick-or-treating with the animals, spooky animal facts, face painting, games, a bounce house, and more.

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Service Learning Saturdays

Service Learning Saturdays

Saturday, November 16th, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Join us at Lollypop Farm for an active day of service to help us go above and beyond enriching the lives of animals at the shelter. Participants may create a variety of enrichment toys, devise adoption promotion materials, and participate in keeping the shelter grounds tidy—not to mention get some hands-on animal socialization time! ($25 per registration)

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Pet First Aid & CPR

Saturday, November 16th, 12:00 – 4:00 p.m.*

*Class located at Gates Recreation Center

According to the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) 1-out-of-4 more pets would survive, if just one pet first aid technique was applied prior to getting emergency veterinary care. Learn how you can help your pet in an emergency. ($75 per registrant)

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Animal Tales Story Time

Animal Tales Story Time

Every Friday 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Pull up a fluffy pillow and join us for our “Animal Tales” drop-in story time. We’ll introduce you to some of our favorite animal-themed storybooks and songs! Free to attend; registration is not required.

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Petacular Parties

Birthday Parties: Petacular Parties at Lollypop Farm

Book your party today!

Whether you’re turning 6 or 60, children and adults both agree that celebrating a birthday (or special occasion) with a Petacular Party at Lollypop Farm is a tail-waggin’ good time!

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