The Potter League will close at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, October 28th to allow the staff and volunteers the opportunity to attend the Annual Meeting. Please join us at the Annual Meeting which is free and open to the public. (see information below)
The Potter League's Annual Meeting
Tuesday, October 28
6:00 to 7:30 pm
at the Atlantic Beach Club, 55 Purgatory Road, Middletown
Bridging the Divide: The Role of the Private Veterinarian in Animal Welfare
Join us for the Potter League's Annual Meeting with a special presentation by Gary Weitzman, DVM, MPH, CAWA, President and CEO of the San Diego Humane Society and SPCA. Dr. Weitzman will speak about the future of animal welfare and veterinary medicine as well as safety net programs for animals.
Refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to the public and is sponsored by Educational Directions Inc., St. Michael's Country Day School, VanGo Transport and KLR Certified Public Accountants.
RSVP - Please contact Jill Homen 401.846.0592 ext 122 or
The Potter League will close at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, October 28th to allow the staff and volunteers the opportunity to attend the Annual Meeting.
Howlapalooza: A Halloween Event for You and Your Dog
Saturday, October 25
1:00 - 3:00 pm
at the Potter League
$10 per family
Join fellow dog lovers and dogs for this festive fall event. Dogs of all sizes and ages are welcome to show off their cool costumes as they parade around the Potter League grounds. Enjoy a special presentation by the Potter League's very own "Tailblazers" Doggy Dance Troupe. The event includes a parade that kicks off at 1:30 pm, door prizes, photos, costume awards, obstacle and agility course as well as Tricks and Treats, of course!
Dogs must be dog and people friendly and must be leashed. Dog-safe and comfortable costumes are encouraged but not mandatory. The event is held rain or shine. Pre-registration is not required. For information call 401.846.0592 ext 122
Broadway Nights Cabaret
Enjoy a night of Broadway song from the star of Disney's "The Lion King," Alton Fitzgerald White on Monday, November 10th. Join us for dinner and the show or just the performance. Dinner from 5:30 - 7:00 pm and the performance starts at 7:30 pm at the Vanderbilt Grace Hotel, 41 Main Street, Newport. Proceeds to benefit the Potter League for Animals and the Women's Resource Center. For ticket information, visit www.BroadwayNightCabarets.com or Kate Bidlack at 401.846.5263, firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the Facebook event page
Fetching Friends Transport Program
Fetching Friends is a Potter League lifesaving program which transports animals from high volume/low adoption shelters to our facility in Rhode Island where adopters are eagerly awaiting their arrival. For more information about this program, visit the Potter League's Fetching Friends page on our website.
Make a donation to support this life saving program
Bootsie's Pet Advice Column
Click here to read the Dear Bootsie Advice on Pets Column which appears in the Saturday edition of The Newport Daily News.