Using their remarkable sense of smell, leashed dogs will hunt for eggs filled with biscuits and other surprises for dogs and their people!
Saturday, March 9, 2013
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Daisy and Ellie Mae are up for adoption at the Potter League.
When it comes to Potter League pups Daisy and Ellie Mae, the two are inseparable. Daisy went blind about a year ago, and Ellie Mae is her unofficial seeing-eye dog. The two dogs, both eight years old, were relinquished to the Potter League because their owners were in the service and are now up for adoption. Daisy is a mixed beagle with a tail that never seems to stop wagging. Ellie Mae is a coonhound mix who is happy to sit, shake and even spin around for a treat. The Potter League is offering a two-for-one deal and will only charge the price of one dog to adopt the duo. The Potter League’s Facebook page also wrote that one night, staff put their beds on opposite sides of the room one night before leaving. The next morning, Daisy and …
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Presented by Anastacia Southland, Humane Educator, Potter League for Animals
Monday, October 22, 2012
Special Guest Speaker will be Dr. Scott Marshall, Rhode Island State Veterinarian
Sunday, June 3, 2012
The Potter League for Animals will hold its is annual Heart & Sole Walk for the Animals on Sunday, June 3, at Glen Park.
The Potter League for Animals will hold its 23nd annual Heart & Sole Walk for the Animals on Sunday, June 3, at Glen Park. The Heart & Sole Walk raises funds to care for homeless pets in need throughout the year. Participants are encouraged to collect pledges and earn great prizes at the same time. This year, adults who raise $125 and kids who raise $75 will receive a limited-edition Walk T-shirt and eco-friendly water bottle. All proceeds from the event will directly benefit the shelter animals. This year, the walk will feature a first-ever Cat Lovers Unite Walk Team, the Pussy Footers. Teams from local schools, health clubs, small and large businesses are invited to form teams as an opportunity to build community and achieve special …
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Potter League announces dog training camp, poster contest and fashion jewelry sale from Sequin's
April Vacation Dog Training Camp for Kids If you love to spend time with your dog and are eager to teach him tricks and commands, this new kid’s camp is for you! April 16 – 20 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm $100 Potter League for Animals Training Center 87 Oliphant Lane, Middletown For children ages 10-14 with some dog handling skills. Dogs must be 5 months or older and must have prior training. Please contact Byron Davies at 401-846-8276 ext 104 for more information or to register for camp. Fifth Annual “Be Kind to Animals Week” Poster Contest! The competition is open to grades 2 through 12. The deadline for entry is Friday, April 20. The theme for all grades will be: Make a Friend, Train your Dog – Dogs are not born knowing how to be good. It takes …
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
The Middletown Potter League held it's 39th annual "Have a Heart" fundraiser on Feb 10 at the Hotel Viking. The event raised more than $92,000.
This letter was submitted by the Middletown Potter League for Animals: Love was definitely in the air on February 10th! Once again the community opened their hearts and their wallets to help the homeless animals at the 39th Annual Have A Heart Cocktail Party and Silent Auction at the Hotel Viking in Newport. More than 500 people attended, raising more than $92,000 to help the Potter League provide care and find loving homes for the homeless and unwanted animals. Auctioneer, Emlen Drayton emceed the event and hosted a lively and fun-filled live auction featuring fabulous get-a-ways, exciting sports tickets and elite excursions and dinners. The silent auction featured 325 items, including golf packages, a Lilly Pulitzer beach cruiser, …
Tuesday, January 24, 2012
A look at what's happening in and around Middletown today.
Barnes & Noble will host Storytime with Miss Lynn featuring “You” by Stephen Michael King at 10:30 a.m. An accompanying craft will follow. Local author Ann Hood will launch her book tour for her new children's book series, The Treasure Chest, featuring eight books that are set in Newport at Island Books beginning at 4:30 p.m. today. The books are geared towards children ages 9-12 and follow the stories of twins who have recently moved from New York City into an attic apartment of a Newport mansion where they discover their great-grandfather's hidden study and its power of time travel that takes them back to a different era in each book. Refreshments will be served and the author will be available for questions and book signing. The Potter …
Friday, January 13, 2012
A look at what's happening in Middletown this weekend.
And be sure to check out all of the things happening in Newport this weekend here.
Friday, January 6, 2012
A look at what's happening in and around Middletown this weekend.
The Middletown High School sports teams have a busy weekend lined up. The Girls Varsity Basketball Team will take on Juanita Sanchez High School at 7 p.m. at home on Friday night. The Boys Varsity Hockey Team will compete against East Greenwich High School at 1 p.m. at the St. George’s Hockey Rink, and the Girls Varsity Gymnastics Team will compete against Barrington, N. Kingstown, and S. Kingstown at the Newport County YMCA at 3:30 p.m. The Potter League is offering a free Dog Agility “Try It” class for first-timers who want to see if they’re dogs will enjoy the class on Saturday from 1 to 2 p.m. Pre-registration is required and can be done by calling 846-8276. The Middletown Historical Society will present a lecture on “The Hessian …