What to Expect When You're Expecting...A Cat!

Whiskers University at the Langley Animal Protection Society Presents: What to Expect When You're Expecting...A Cat!

If you’re thinking about adding a cat to your furry family, have a new cat, or have owned cats for years, this workshop for humans is incredibly informative. Join us to start things off on the right paw with your feline family member(s).

Whiskers University Purr-fessors, also known as LAPS Adoption Counsellors, are long-time students of cat behavior and provide a comprehensive overview on the following topics:

  • Cat behaviour
  • Litter boxes
  • Enrichment and exercise
  • Bringing your cat home, adjustments to future family changes
  • Growing your furry family - introducing cats to each other
  • Strategies to keep your cat healthy and happy

Q&A session will follow the lecture.

Cost: By donation

Course includes:   Presentation by a LAPS adoption counsellor and materials

Price: C$0.00

Date: April 28, 2018


26220 56th Ave
Langley, BC
V4W 1J7
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Available Spaces: 11

3rd Annual Furry Tails Foot Race

WHAT:     5K and 10K Trail Fun Run/Walk     

WHEN:    Sunday, April 29, 2018

TIME:       9:00am

WHERE:   Derby Reach Regional Park

The LAPS “Furry Tails Foot Race” is a FUNdraiser to help Langley’s stray, lost and unwanted dogs and cats.  Put your best foot forward as you challenge yourself and other “heroes for animals” on the beautiful trails at Derby Reach Regional Park!

With spring birds singing in the trees and the gentle flow of the Fraser lapping at the shoreline, there is no better way to get out and get moving.  The route will be well marked with plenty of friendly volunteers keeping you hydrated and on course. After your run (or walk), please hang out with us and enjoy yummy treats. After all, the best part about running is the post race!

Event Fees:

  • Fees are the same for 5K and 10K
  • Early bird (before April 8/18):
    • Adult (18 & up) $40
    • Youth (6 to 17) $20
    • Child (5 & under) $5 (5K only)
  • Regular (Available online until April 27/18 or race-day registration):
    • Adult (18 & up) $50
    • Youth (6 to 17) $20
    • Child (5 & under) $5 (5K only)

Race Day Information:

  • Both the 5K and the 10K events start at 9:00AM sharp!
  • Race package pick-up is from 7:45AM to 8:40AM at the start/finish area
  • Start and finish will be at the Edgewater Bar parking area on Allard Crescent
  • Parking is limited, please carpool
  • Start shoot will be staged with runners at front and walkers, strollers and dogs behind


  • Well behaved and dog friendly dogs are permitted
  • Only dogs registered online will be permitted to participate
  • Dogs must be leashed at all times and must be wearing their current dog licence
  • Dog guardians must come prepared with poop bags (and please use them!)
  • Runners/walkers with dogs will line up at the back of the start shoot


  • Strollers are permitted in the 5K event only
  • Strollers must have off road wheels as the event is entirely on gravel trails
  • Runners/walkers with strollers will line up at the back of the start shoot


  • Both the 5K and 10K routes are on gravel trails
  • Routes will be well marked and will have volunteers present
  • There will be 1 water station midway
  • 5K will follow the Edge Trail and Edge Farm Trail (out and back)
  • 10K will follow the Edge Tail and Edge Farm Trail and include 2 loops of Houston Trail


  • Get the most out of your experience by helping us raise a whole lot of money!
  • During registration, please say yes to being a "Fundraiser"!
  • Make it a group effort and create a "team"!

General Information:

  • All participants are required to wear their race number on their front
  • Please come early to warm up, pick up your package and be ready to run by 9AM!
  • Please be mindful of other park users as the trails are open to the public during our event
  • Timing will be by hand and results will be posted by May 2, 2018
  • This is going to be a great event...but please remember that it is put on by volunteers and it is our third!


  • To be posted May 2, 2018

Price: C$0.00

Date: April 29, 2018


Langley, BC
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Volunteer General Orientation - May 2018

The General Orientation is your first step in becoming part of the LAPS team.  Attend this seminar to learn about the need our organization has for volunteers and how you can help.  The seminar includes a tour of the shelter and provides information on the many volunteer opportunities at LAPS.

Price: C$0.00

Date: May 5, 2018

Patti Dale Animal Shelter
26220 56th Ave
Langley, BC
V4W 1J7
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Available Spaces: 0