On-site or off-site, we have so many great events that involve our pets and you! Fundraisers, adoption events, yoga and more - there's something for everyone!


Pet Heroes Annual Award Ceremony

Each year the GBHS Auxiliary celebrates the many pet heroes in our community that advocate for the humane treatment of all animals and people. We invite the public to nominate their heroes.All nominations must be received by November 1st. For more information please contact


Jazz Cat Ball 2018

The 2018 Jazz Cat Ball hosted by the GBHS Auxiliary will be held on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at the Sheraton Birmingham Ballroom. This unique Mardi Gras event, now in its 7th year, has grown to attract over 1200 guests. Sponsors and Guests will party the night away as you enjoy a lovely seated dinner, live auction, live music and full casino. In addition, we will feature a silent auction full of exciting trips, unique jewelry and art and exclusive sports memorabilia. For more information on sponsorships or tickets, please contact Jennifer Sholund at or 205-397-8539.


Cat Yoga


Find your zen with adoptable cats at Cat Yoga! Join us on the third Sunday of every month at the shelter for a yoga class taught by local yoga teachers. Suitable for all levels of yogis!