What: The Charleston Animal Society will have adoptable pets on site.

When: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. first and third Saturday of every month.

Where: PetSmart Mount Pleasant, 676 Long Point Road

More Info: 329-1579

What: Meet foster dogs and shelter dogs from Frances R. Willis SPCA and adopt your new best friend.

When: Noon-3 p.m. third Saturday of every month

Where: Petlovers Warehouse, 620 Bacons Bridge Road, Summerville

More Info: 695-1272

What: Humans and dogs need exercise everyday. So why not get fit together. Begin with a 15-minute warm-up walk followed by approximately 35-40 minutes of doga. Students should bring a mat or towel, water and dog leash (no retractable leashes). All fitness levels welcome.

When: 4-5 p.m. July 22, July 29 and Aug. 5 (three-week class)

Where: Charleston Animal Society, 2455 Remount Road

Price: $60; $51 for adopters

More info: 747-4849 or www.charlestonanimalsociety.org

What: This workshop is for dogs who are reactive when they see other dogs. Reactive behavior includes lunging, barking, growling and whining. You'll receive instruction on how to read your dog better and faster, allowing you to intervene in difficult situations in a more effective way. We'll also demonstrate skills that help your dog remain calmer when he encounters other dogs, and more relaxed during “meet and greets.” No dogs; just humans.

When: 6:30-8 p.m. July 26

Where: Charleston Animal Society, 2455 Remount Road

Price: $20 per family

More info: 747-4849 or www.charlestonanimalsociety.org

What: This workshop will discuss methods to help dogs who are fearful of other dogs, people, objects and specific situations. We will demonstrate skills that will build your dog's confidence and empower him in situations that are currently frightening. You'll leave with tools to help your dog become a more relaxed and happy pup. No dogs, just humans.

When: 6:30-8 p.m. July 30

Where: Charleston Animal Society, 2455 Remount Road

Price: $20 per family

More info: 747-4849 or www.charlestonanimalsociety.org

What: For anyone with a new puppy at home, or those thinking of getting one, the Puppy Kindergarten program is essential.

When: 6:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays beginning Aug. 1 (seven-week class)

Where: Charleston Animal Society, 2455 Remount Road

Price: $120; $102 for adopters

More info: 747-4849 or www.charlestonanimalsociety.org

What: Start your puppy off on the right paw by socializing him with other dogs. Puppy Club members are invited to join a monthly play date to learn proper socialization techniques. Puppy Club members will also learn to identify fear, play and anger body language as well as receive exclusive free Bark Busters tips to help them through all the stages of their puppies first year. Each month, you must register as space is limited. Bring proof of current vaccinations to each play date. Puppies must have all vaccinations (16 weeks and older).

When: 10-11 a.m. second Saturday of each month

Where: Charleston Animal Society, 2455 Remount Road

Price: Free with a donation to shelter

More info: 747-4849 or www.charlestonanimalsociety.org

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