The SPCA Serving Erie County will kick off two speaker series in 2020: Wake Up with Wildlife and PET Talks (Pet Education Topics).
Wake Up with Wildlife begins Saturday, Jan. 11, from 9:30 to 11 a.m. with “A Day in the Life of the SPCA Wildlife Department.” The SPCA Serving Erie County is home to one of New York’s premier wildlife hospitals, annually serving thousands of wild animals of over 100 species. Learn what a typical day is like through discussion, presentations, contests and wild animal ambassadors.
Open to all ages, Wake Up with Wildlife will take place at the SPCA’s 300 Harlem Road, West Seneca shelter. Cost is $10 per person, and registration is required. To reserve a spot, visit YourSPCA.org/WakeUpWildlife.
PET Talks begins Monday, Jan. 20 with “Breaking the Cycle of Abuse: The Link Between Animal Cruelty and Violence Towards Humans.” The strong link between animal abuse and other violent crimes will be explored, and strategies for identifying and preventing animal abuse and violence in our community will be discussed.
“Breaking the Cycle of Abuse” will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the SPCA’s West Seneca shelter. The cost is $10 per person, and registration is required. To reserve a spot, visit YourSPCA.org/PETBreakingAbuse.