Calendar of Events

Veterinary Wellness Clinics

Tuesday, November 7, from 4:00 - 6:00 pm
Thursday, November 30, from 4:00 - 6:00 pm
at the Potter League 87 Oliphant Lane Middletown, RI

To many people in Rhode Island and neighboring states, the cost of quality veterinary care for their beloved pets is out of reach. Despite the efforts of many, elderly, disabled, or low-income pet owners are often left with nowhere to turn when their pets are in need of care, and sometimes have to surrender them. We believe that everyone deserves companionship and are here to help these underserved pet owners. Our clinics offers routine physical exams, vaccinations, and microchipping. Clinics are drop-in and do not require an appointment. These clinics exclusively serve the pets of eligible elderly, disabled, and low-income pet owners. All pet owners that are receiving assistance from a valid federal or state program will qualify and proof is required at the time of service.pen to the public. Click here for more information.

November Potter Pet University: 

Acupuncture for Pets

Presented by Dr. Christine Fain, DVM, Newport Animal Hospital
Wednesday, November 8th from 6:00 - 7:00 pm
at the Potter League for Animals, 87 Oliphant Lane, Middletown

Join us this month for an introduction to veterinary acupuncture. Dr. Christine Fain, DVM, from Newport Animal Hospital, will discuss the mechanics and techniques of acupuncture in animals, including a live demonstration with a dog currently receiving treatment from Dr. Fain. Veterinary acupuncture has been successful in the treatment of pain, arthritis, respiratory problems, skin problems, gastrointestinal problems and selective reproductive problems. Questions and answers will be addressed during the demonstration and lecture. Consider pre-registering by contacting Eleanor Hanson at 401.846.8276 ext. 120 or by email to

Pet Loss Support Group

Saturday, December 16th
NEW TIME  3:15 - 4:45 pm
Please RSVP by Thursday, December 14th
Group meets at the Potter League
2nd Floor

The Pet Loss Support Group meets monthly. Pre registration is required. This free program provides supportive help for those who have been touched by the loss of a pet anticipating the loss of a pet or dealing with the difficult decision of euthanasia. For more information or for immediate support, please email or call Jill at 846-8276 ext. 122. Free and open to the public.

Is Your Pet Happy?

How to know if they are and ways to ensure their happiness.

Presented by Animal Behaviorist, Katenna Jones, ScM, ACAAB, CCBC, CDBC, CPDT-KA,
Wednesday, December 6th from 6:00 - 7:00 pm
at the Potter League for Animals, 87 Oliphant Lane, Middletown

How many times have you wished your pet could talk so you could know exactly what he or she is thinking? You may think your pet is happy, but how do you really know? Here is a hint – they do not need to speak to clue you in. Join us for a very informative presentation by nationally acclaimed and globally recognized as a leader in Animal Behavior, Katenna Jones as she guides the audience through the ins and outs of your pet's contentedness and well-being and ensuring ways to keep them happy. Our animals make our lives so happy; it’s the least we can do for them in return.
Space is limited. This event is for humans; we ask that you please leave pets at home. Register Now!

Artisan Craft Fair

Saturday, December 9th from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
at the Potter League for Animals, 87 Oliphant Lane, Middletown


Please join us Saturday, December 9th at the Potter League for Animals Annual Craft Fair. Be sure to stop by and purchase holiday gifts made locally including jewelry, pottery, soaps, lotions, doll clothes, ornaments, blankets, baby gifts, photography, art, edible gifts, and so much more. Hope to see you there.

Love Some Bunny Days

If you're interested in adopting a bunny or just want to learn more about these loving creatures, visit us during our Love Some Bunny Days. We will provide you with lots of good information and you can visit with all our bunnies that are available for adoptions. 

Love Some Bunny Days are held every Tuesday from 3:30 - 4:30 pm and the 4th Saturday of every month from 1:30 - 3:30pm. No pre-registration required. Questions? Call us at 401.846.8276 or email

Doggy 101

Every Sunday at 1:00 pm
at the Potter League for Animals

Our Doggy 101 session includes information on common puppy behavior & management, as well as focused time with our dog behavior staff. We allow lots of time for questions and answers. At this session you will also receive coupons for your discounted puppy training class and learn about other post adoption support we offer. Doggy 101 classes are held regularly throughout the month and are free of charge. Well-behaved children that can sit for one hour are welcome to attend. Humans only and no dogs please.
Pre-registration is required by calling us at 401.846.8276 ext. 101 or


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Fax: 401-846-0681
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Middletown, RI

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