#MakeADogsDay Adoption Event
Oct
22
12:00 PM12:00

#MakeADogsDay Adoption Event

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Join us Tuesday, October 22 is National #MakeADogsDayHendrick Subaru Hoover invites dog lovers to consider adopting an underdog! The first 50 families who adopt an underdog will walk away with a one of a kind Subaru Bark Box!

What is an underdog you ask? An underdog is any dog that is a little overlooked but has LOTS of love to give. Underdogs can be those with special needs, have hearing or vision impairments, or those who have overcome great adversity.

So, come join us and Hendrick Subaru Hoover to #MakeADogsDay and adopt your underdog!

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Howls and Growls
Oct
26
7:00 PM19:00

Howls and Growls

The Greater Birmingham Humane Society Young Professionals Board is hosting the Fifth Annual Howls & Growls Halloween celebration benefiting the Greater Birmingham Humane Society.

Howls & Growls is a Halloween-themed event that raises money and awareness for the thousands of animals the Greater Birmingham Humane Society serves each year. The event features live music, games and activities, and local food and beverages. Proceeds from the event benefit the continued efforts of the Greater Birmingham Humane Society.

Click to get your tickets today: https://gbhs.org/howlsandgrowls

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Waggin Tails & Jingle Bells Holiday Shopping Night
Oct
29
5:00 PM17:00

Waggin Tails & Jingle Bells Holiday Shopping Night

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Santa is coming early to GBHS!! 🎅🏽🎄🤶🏽 Join us for Waggin' Tails & Jingle Bells a FREE holiday shopping extravaganza! Don't miss this unique shopping night where you can stuff your stockings with one of a kind gifts, pet accessories, holiday décor, and more, all for a great cause.

Attendees to Waggin Tails & Jingle Bells will have the opportunity to join The Society. Society members receive exclusive newsletters, email blasts, early admittance to adoption events, 20% off every purchase at the GBHS Society Store, and at shopping events, including Waggin Tails & Jingle Bells! Members of The Society will also receive a special gift at the Waggin Tails & Jingle Bells shopping night.

So what are you waiting for? Click here to save your spot NOW: http://ow.ly/OY3C50wHHqA

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SHOP for PAWS at the Pants Store
Sep
26
4:00 PM16:00

SHOP for PAWS at the Pants Store

Shopping never felt so good! Join us Thursday, September 26th at Pants Store Crestline, Pants Store Trussville, or Pants Store Leeds and receive 20% off storewide from 4-8pm!

Plus, enjoy free food and beverages while you shop. And the best part? A portion of all proceeds will be donated right back to GBHS!

So, mark your calendars, tell your friends, and join us for an evening of fun-filled shopping!


*Some exclusions apply

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RIDE to the Rescue: Adoption and Fundraising Event
Sep
21
9:00 AM09:00

RIDE to the Rescue: Adoption and Fundraising Event

H U G E PUPPY AND KITTEN adoption and fundraising event THIS SATURDAY at Hendrick Chevrolet in Hoover!

Join us Saturday, September 21st from 9a-12p for #RideToTheRescue! We'll have loads of adoptable puppies and kittens and best of all Abbey Residential Services, Inc. will be covering ALL of the adoption fees, and Hendrick Chevrolet will donate $25 for every test drive taken on Saturday!

*Please note, GBHS cannot guarantee that all persons will be approved for adoption and GBHS retains the right to deny any adopter.

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Petco Foundation Holiday Wishes
Sep
6
to Sep 23

Petco Foundation Holiday Wishes

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and we hope you'll help our Holiday Wishes come true. ❄️Did you adopt your pet from GBHS? If so, we need your help!

Share your story about how your pet has BRIGHTENED your life, and you could help us win a $100,000 from the Petco Foundation! Click here to submit your story by September 23rd: petcofoundation.org/holidaywishes

Check out the below info you need for submission: 
Organization Name: Greater Birmingham Humane Society 
Executive Director Name: Allison Black Cornelius 
Organization Email Address: ContactUs@gbhs.org
Organization Phone Number: 205-942-1211
Organization Tax ID Number: 63-0288810

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Barking For Books: Adoption Event
Aug
24
11:00 AM11:00

Barking For Books: Adoption Event

Join us Saturday, August 24th from 11am-2pm for Barking for Books at the Irondale Public Library! You don't want to miss this PAWsome afternoon filled with adoptable furry friends and good reads! So mark your calendars and adopt your new BFF at Irondale Library on August 24th!

Click the link to see our adoptable pets and learn more about adopting: http://ow.ly/g0Qz50rlyMO. 🐶

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Clear The Shelter
Aug
17
9:00 AM09:00

Clear The Shelter

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We're teaming up with WVTM 13 to find hundreds of pets new homes at the Clear The Shelter Adoption Event on August 17th! 🐱🐶🐱🐶

And the best part, ALL ADOPTION FEES HAVE BEEN WAIVED! You can bring home a new bundle of joy for free! That includes your new pet's spay/neuter, vaccination, and microchip!

Clear the Shelters is a nationwide pet adoption drive on Saturday, August 17 to help find loving homes for animals in need. More than 250,000 pets found their forever homes since 2015!

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Sips For Strays at Birmingham District Brewing
Aug
8
5:30 PM17:30

Sips For Strays at Birmingham District Brewing

Celebrate #InternationalCat Day with us! Sip away the fading summer days and benefit stray dogs and cats while doing it! You don't want to miss this PURR-fect evening featuring music by Morgan Copes at 6:30p and some amazing prizes!

Not only will a portion of the sales benefit GBHS, but we will also be raffling off some great prizes! Raffle items include:

🐱One of a kind GBHS #InternationalCatDay Cat Swag Bag filled with items for you and your feline friends!

☕️ Gatos and Beans fresh ground coffee and Cat Tee!

🐓 $25.00 gift card to Gus's World Famous Fried Chicken Birmingham, Alabama!

All donations with go to GBHS UAF.


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Chow Down at Panda Express for GBHS!
Aug
6
to Aug 27

Chow Down at Panda Express for GBHS!

No dinner plans? We can help! Swing by Panda Express 280 EVERY TUESDAY in August anytime from 4p-7p and 50% of sales will go straight to helping the thousands of animals in need at the GBHS! Participation is as easy as 1️⃣2️⃣3️⃣!

Step 1️⃣ Print out the flyer below found in the comments or swing by GBHS and grab a copy.

Step 2️⃣ Visit Panda Express located at US 280 & Resource Center: 101 Resource Center Parkway Birmingham, AL 35242 anytime from 4p-7p

Step 3️⃣ Show your flyer at time of purchase to make sure your meal is credited to GBHS & CHOW DOWN!

So what are you waiting for? Mark your calendars and be sure to swing by Panda Express EVERY TUESDAY IN AUGUST to Chow Down for a GREAT cause.

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Sips for Strays: Slag Heap Brewing
Jul
27
12:00 PM12:00

Sips for Strays: Slag Heap Brewing

Sip away a hot summer's day and benefit stray dogs and cats while doing it!

Not only will a portion of the proceeds benefit GBHS, but we will also be raffling off some great prizes! Raffle items include:

🍻Brew a SPECIAL small batch of beer with the Slag Heap owner!

⚽️ FOUR Birmingham Legion FC tickets to ANY HOME GAME!

Slag Heap will have a live band, food trucks and a mobile groomer on site offering free bath & grooms for any adopted dog that day. Oh last but not least, they are donating 10% of sales!!!!! So mark your calendars and join the GBHS YP Board at Slag Heap Brewery on July 27th!

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Bimmers & Babies
Jul
20
9:00 AM09:00

Bimmers & Babies

Are you looking to add a new kitten or puppy to your family? The join us Saturday, July 20th at 9a for Bimmers & Babies! We'll have loads of adoptable puppies and kittens and the best part... BMW of Birmingham will be covering ALL of the adoption fees! That's right, BMW of Birmingham is going to pay for each one of the $100.00 adoption fees!

So what are you waiting for? Mark your calendars for July 20th
and come to adopt your new BFF at BMW of Birmingham! 🐶🐱

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Drive for a Cause
Jun
18
to Jun 22

Drive for a Cause

READY, SET, DRIVE! 
Here's your chance to test drive the BMW of your dreams all for a great cause! 

BMW of Birmingham, and WVTM 13 invite you to jump behind the wheel and Drive for a Cause! BMW Birmingham will donate $20.00 to the GBHS for every test drive taken June 18th through 22nd. 

And as a special thank you for your test drive, BMW Birmingham will give you $1,000 towards the purchase of YOUR next BMW!

So what are you waiting for? Mark your calendars and set your cruise control for June 18th!

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Sips for Strays at Moe's BBQ
Jun
12
5:00 PM17:00

Sips for Strays at Moe's BBQ

Sip your way into summer and benefit stray dogs and cats while doing it!

You don't want to miss this summer kick-off sponsored by Moe's Original BBQ- Lakeview and Tito's Handmade Vodka!

Not only will a portion of the proceeds benefit GBHS, we will be raffling off some great activities to get you started on your summer fun! Raffle items include:
- 2 tickets to Citizen Cope at Iron City on June 19th
- 2 Field Seats to Birmingham Legion FC vs Hartford Athletic on June 22nd
- 6 Tickets to Sidewalk’s 2019 Summer Film Series
- 4 Baseline Box Tickets to the Birmingham Barons


Dogs are allowed on the deck, but not inside the restaurant.

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Veterinary Specialists of Birmingham: Raise The Woof Open House
May
11
10:00 AM10:00

Veterinary Specialists of Birmingham: Raise The Woof Open House

The Greater Birmingham Humane Society (GBHS) is elated to be the beneficiary of the Veterinary Specialists of Birmingham (VSB) Raise the Woof event. This community-wide Open House celebration of National Pet Week will be held Saturday, May 11 from 10 am - 3 pm at Veterinary Specialists of Alabama - 146 Resource Center Parkway, Birmingham, AL 35242.

 

National Pet Week was created by the American Veterinary Medical Association to foster responsible pet ownership, recognize the human-animal bond and increase public awareness of veterinary medicine. In conjunction with the Open House, VSB will be hosting a pet food drive to help stock the shelves of the GBHS Pet Pantry Program, serving the families in need in the Birmingham area. With every bag of food donated, you will be entered into a GRAND PRIZE raffle for an Apple iPad!

 

The Raise the Woof Open House will kick off with a grand opening of VSB at 11 am followed by tours of the hospital, teddy bear surgery, client education, door prizes, and an ice cream truck!

Please join in the celebration! For more information visit vsbham.com.

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Fund The Shelter Challenge
Apr
23
to May 9

Fund The Shelter Challenge

The GBHS is thrilled to participate in the 2019 Fund the Shelters Challenge! We’re hoping to take home the GRAND PRIZE of $50,000 but we need YOUR help.

Click here to donate NOW: http://ow.ly/aCFe30ouh1T

About the Challenge
Michelson Found Animals in partnership with NBC & Telemundo stations are excited to announce the Fund the Shelters Challenge. This exciting new Challenge brings together two successful existing programs - the Michelson Found Animals Saving Pets Challenge campaign and NBC and Telemundo owned stations’ Clear the Shelters annual pet adoption campaign. The Fund the Shelters Challenge offers a new, bigger opportunity for animal welfare organizations to raise funds to support lifesaving programs and to help offset reduced or waived adoption fees during Clear the Shelters Day (August 17). 

The Fund the Shelters Challenge is open to animal welfare organizations dedicated to keeping pets out of shelters and in loving homes. This includes, but is not limited to, shelters and rescue groups participating in Clear the Shelters. 

Participating organizations will compete for $200,000 in grand prizes and Bonus Challenges to help further their missions. 

- The team that raises the most during the Challenge wins a $50,000 donation 
- Second place gets $35,000 
- Third gets $20,000 
- Fourth gets $15,000 
- Fifth gets $10,000 
- Sixth gets $5,000 

And, the best part of the Challenge is that you get to keep the money you raise during the campaign, whether or not you win any prize money!!

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Sips for Strays
Apr
11
5:30 PM17:30

Sips for Strays


Celebrate National Pet day with the GBHS YP Board at Freddy’s Wine Bar! 10% of sales will go to the GBHS. You won’t want to miss this incredible evening including adoptable pets, wine, and a raffle where you could take home a basket of wine, along with a $25 gift certificate to Freddy’s Wine Bar!

Pets are allowed on the outside patio at Freddy’s (hopefully the weather is nice) but not inside.

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Shower for the Shelter
Apr
7
2:00 PM14:00

Shower for the Shelter

Puppies and kittens, oh my! Our foster program’s busiest time of year is coming - help us shower all the foster babies we are expecting! On Sunday, April 7, join us at the shelter from 2 to 4 p.m. to learn more about our foster program and meet our dedicated foster community. The foster program depends on donations to care for the animals in our care. 🐶🐣🐱

Click here to view our wishlist: http://ow.ly/ixB250nEyhS. Items can be shipped or brought to the shower!

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Fido Fest presented by The Summit
Mar
30
11:00 AM11:00

Fido Fest presented by The Summit

Join us for the 4th Annual Fido Fest on Saturday, March 30th! The Summit has partnered with local friends and retailers to create an afternoon that celebrates our four-legged friends and benefits two local charities, The Greater Birmingham Humane Society and Hand & Paw!

This {FREE} family and pup-friendly event will take place in the parking lot area near Swoozie’s and Orvis. We hope you can join us at The Summit!

All animal lovers and four legged friends are welcome!!

Free Fun: Live music from local duo Cheyloe & Zach, Complimentary Balloon Twisting, Face Painting and Pet Caricatures!!

Vendors: Hand In Paw, GBHS Adoption Bus, Tito's Vodka For Dog People Bar, FETCH Dog Treat Truck, Bayou Bros Food Truck, Hollywood Feed, Frutta Bowls, Wiener Brothers Co., Bullet Coffee, Love Them Train Them, Molly Green pop-up, pawTree, DogU, Cahaba Mountain Brook Animal Clinic, Roverchase, Mountain High Outfitters pop-up, Quest for Health Chiropratic, Vera Bradley pop-up and more!

Dogs must be leashed or contained inside a carrier at all times.

Interested in being a vendor at the event? Email summitbham@bayerproperties.com for more information.

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Sips for Strays
Mar
14
5:00 PM17:00

Sips for Strays

Join us at Cahaba Brewing Company for a PUP-TASTIC Sips for Strays #PiDay!

You won't want to miss this unforgettable #PiDay where 10% of beer sales will be donated by Cahaba Brewing Company to GBHS! Sip on a cold brew and enjoy live music from 5:30 - 7:30p by Mother May I, slices of Full Moon BBQ famous pies will be available for only $3.14 in honor of #PiDay, and Slice Birmingham will have their Slice Pizza Truck on site serving up their best pizza pies, and of course adoptable pets from the GBHS!!

Click here for a sneak peek of what's to come from Mother May I: https://www.reverbnation.com/mothermayimusic.

A HUGE thank you to our sponsors for this event: Cahaba Brewing Company, Full Moon BBQ, & Slice Birmingham!

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Jazz Cat Ball
Feb
9
to Feb 10

Jazz Cat Ball

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Join us for a fun filled evening to help save even more lives.

The Greater Birmingham Humane Society serves 22,000 abandoned, abused and neglected animals each year. Since its inception in 1883, our organization has been dependent on the generosity of the Birmingham community to support its mission of promoting the humane treatment of people and animals.

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Home for the Holidays: Adoptions Sponsored By Hendrick Subaru
Dec
22
11:00 AM11:00

Home for the Holidays: Adoptions Sponsored By Hendrick Subaru

Join us for a one of a kind Holiday Experience including adoptions sponsored by Hendrick Subaru Hoover, and a donation drive on Saturday, December 22nd from 11a - 5p!

As a part of Hendrick Subaru Hoover's #ShareTheLove season, all adoption fees are sponsored by Hendrick Subaru Hoover! Adopters will only pay a $10 microchip fee.


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Home for the Holidays
Dec
15
to Dec 22

Home for the Holidays

GBHS is making Christmas dreams come true with adoptable pets delivery during the holidays. There’s no place like home—especially during the holidays. At GBHS, pets are cared for by an extended family of staff and volunteers, but even the coziest shelter kennel is no substitute for the comfort of a real home.

Each year, GBHS looks at all the pets available for adoption on Dec. 15th and sets a goal of getting each one adopted by Dec. 22nd. After all, there’s no place like home, especially for the holiday.

Adoption Dates: December 15th - December 22nd

Delivery Times:  December 24th: 4p-8p or December 25th: 8a-12p

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Home For The Holidays Open House presented by Hendrick Subaru
Dec
15
11:00 AM11:00

Home For The Holidays Open House presented by Hendrick Subaru

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Join us for a one of a kind Holiday Experience including photos with Santa, adoptions sponsored by Hendrick Subaru Hoover, and a donation drive on Saturday, December 15th from 11a - 5p! 

Get your list, and he'll check it TWICE! Gather the whole crew, including your fluffy family members, for photos with Santa from 12p-4p. 

As a part of Hendrick Subaru Hoover's #ShareTheLove season, all adoption fees are sponsored by Hendrick Subaru Hoover! Adopters will only pay a $10 microchip fee.

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Giving Tuesday
Nov
27
12:00 AM00:00

Giving Tuesday

#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration.

Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving.

Donate to GBHS on Giving Tuesday and partner with us to bring love, hope, and kindness to animals across Alabama.

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Petsmart National Adoption Weekend
Nov
9
to Nov 11

Petsmart National Adoption Weekend

Join us this weekend and celebrate Petsmart Charities National Adoption Weekend at Petsmart Riverchase 3780 Riverchase Village #3, Hoover, AL 35244 on Friday from 12-3p, Saturday from 9a-12p, and Sunday from 12p-4p.

Adopt if you can, inspire others if you can’t with #PicMe

This National Adoption Weekend, there’s more than one way to help a homeless pet.

You can adopt your own new best friend from a PetSmart store near you or, if the timing isn’t right for you, post a photo of an adoptable pet with #PicMe.

One single post could inspire someone else to adopt a pet in need.

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Howls and Growls
Oct
26
to Oct 27

Howls and Growls

The Greater Birmingham Humane Society Young Professionals Board is hosting the Fourth Annual Howls & Growls Halloween celebration benefiting the Greater Birmingham Humane Society.

Howls & Growls is a Halloween-themed event that raises money and awareness for the thousands of animals the Greater Birmingham Humane Society serves each year. The event features live music, games and activities, and local food and beverages. Proceeds from the event benefit the continued efforts of the Greater Birmingham Humane Society.

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