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CCN has the most extensive and complete calendar of events in the area.
Check back often for new additions and if you would like to add an event, let us know!
Every Month
  • On going dog training classes and sessions. Call for dates and times. Puppy kindergarten, family dog, show handling, private lessons and fun & fitness programs. Pets Etc Vermont, 609 Depot St., Manchester Ctr., Vermont 802-362-5447 www.petsetcvt.com
  • On-going Private and semi-private canine obedience lessons. The Grateful Dog; Training & Daycare. 802-342-7929 Manchester Center, Vermont www.gratefuldogvt.com
  • Daily horseback trail rides. Please call ahead to confirm. Pond Hill Ranch, Castleton, Vermont 802-468-2449 www.Pondhillranch.com
  • Doggie Day Care, Grooming and On-going dog obedience classes Canine Connection, Cheshire, Massachusetts 413-442-7553
  • Horseback Trail Rides. 7 days a week. Flames Stables, Wilmington, Vermont. 802-464-8329
  • Bennington County Kennel Club and West Mountain Animal Hospital's Dog Obedience Classes. For Information or to Register Call 802-447-7723 or 802-379-1094
  • Need some time off from your dog? For work, shopping or? There's a spot for your 4 legged furry friend for the day! Day Care available. MYNE Training and Boarding Facility, Argyle, New York 518-638-6985 www.mynetrainingandboarding.com
  • Guided trail rides, lead line rides, riding camps, petting zoo & more. 4J Farmm, Argyle, New York 518-791-9811 www.4JFarmm.com
Plan By-The-Day

Mondays

Tuesdays

  • Livestock Auction. Cambridge Valley Livestock Auction. Rt. 22, Cambridge, New York 518-677-3895. See our ad for details.
  • Alternate Tuesdays In July - Low Cost Feline Neuter Clinic, Wellness Clinics; Vaccinations, tests, shot, etc. with Dr. Kimberly Ellis, DVM. Microchipping and MX Paneling available. Adirondack Save A Stray. For information and appointments 518-654-6220 or 696-4896

Wednesdays

  • thru October - Jackpot barrel races. 7pm. Sugar Hill Ranch, 116 County Rt 17A, Comstock, New York 518-636-9675 facebook/sugarhillranchny
  • Rabies clinic. 2 to 4 pm. $22 per shot. Seekonk Veterinary Hospital. Alford Road, Great Barrington, Massachusetts 413-528-2527
  • Low Cost Feline Neuter Clinic, Wellness Clinics; Vaccinations, tests, shot, etc. with Dr. Kimberly Ellis, DVM. Microchipping and MX Paneling available. Adirondack Save A Stray. For information and appointments 518-654-6220 or 696-4896
  • and Saturdays: Private canine obedience classes. Get one on one help from trained professionals. 11-4pm. Usually Beginners are on Tuesdays and Puppy is on Wednesdays; starting at 6:15 pm for an hour. We will hold class for 4 Weeks in their are interests. Please call to schedule. MYNE Training and Boarding Facility, Argyle, New York 518-638-6985 www.mynetrainingandboarding.com
  • Wednesdays and Sundays thru October - Trap Shooting. Open to everyone! Hale Mtn Fish and Game Club, Shaftsbury, Vermont. See our ad! www.hmfg.org

Thursdays

  • Bingo 6:30 pm, doors open at 5pm. 28 games including Blackout, Specials, Speed Balls, Odd/Even, Hard Card Games. Pownal American Legion Post #90, Rt. 7, Pownal, Vermont
  • Alternate Thursdays - Radio show airing at 10am on WBTN 1370 AM. "Animal Tales" brought to you by Second Chance Animal Center, Shaftsbury, Vermont and "Horsing Around". Everything about horses geared for anyone even a non-horse person! Brought to you by Kimberly Farms, Shaftsbury, Vermont

Fridays

  • Starting 23rd. "Pony Pals" Age 6 & under. Introduction to horsemanship. Pony rides & fun games. 11-Noon $10. Shanderhof Farm, N. Shaftsbury, Vermont 802-379-5300
    www.shanderhof-farm.com

Saturdays

  • Small livestock & farm items auction. Town & Country Auction Schuylerville, NY. Also auctions every Tues. & Fri. 518-695-6663 www.towncountryauctions.com
  • Private canine obedience session. 30 minutes. Get one on one help from trained professionals. 11-3pm. Please call to schedule. MYNE Training and Boarding Facility, Argyle, New York 518-638-6985 www.mynetrainingandboarding.com

September
  • Senior Pet Care Month
  • National Chicken Month
  • National Disaster Prepardness Month
  • National Service Dog Month
  • Responsible Dog Ownership Month
  • National Save The Tiger Month
  • Pet Smile Month
  • World Animal Remembrance Month
  • National Honey Month
  • Happy Healthy Cat Month
  • Animal Pain Awareness Month
  • Happy Healthy Cat Month
  • Save The Tiger Month
  • Save the Koala Month

7th & 21st - Gymkhana. Under the lights! Cambridge Saddle Club, Cambridge, NewYork 802-823-7967 www.cambridgesaddleclub.org

8th - Open horse show. Judge TBA. Sugar Hill Ranch, Comstock, New York 518-636-9675 facebook/sugarhillranchny

8th - National Iguana Awareness Day

9th - Buckle Series Gymkhana, under the lights. Sugar Hill Ranch, Comstock, New York 518-636-9675 facebook/sugarhillranchny

9th - Canine Massage and Aromatherapy with Jill. Canine Reiki with Cheryl. Call to schedule your Best Friend's appointment. MYNE Training and Boarding Facility, Argyle, New York 518-638-6985 www.mynetrainingandboarding.com

10th - 10th Annual Rutland County Humane Society Dock Diving. See more details at www.rchsvt.org
or visit the shelter 765 Stevens Road, Pittsford, Vermont 802-483-9171

10th - HGF Dressage Series. WNEPHA pointed show, 3 divisions, all tests available including Western. Karry Brothers of Emerald Glen judging. Entry forms on our Facebook (Higher Ground Farm) page or at 
http://rhdweb.com/HGFDressage.pdf. Higher Ground Farm, Hoosick Falls, New York 518-852-5382 www.hgfhorses.com

10th - "Woofstock" Annual fundraiser celebrating you and your dog! Enjoy games, family-friendly activities, food, and local vendors. All proceeds benefit the shelter animals The Common on First Street in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. More information www.BerkshireHumane.org


10th - Free Clinic for dogs and cats. 4 to 6 pm. Help-a-Pet, Inc. Veterinary care for pets in need. First Baptist Church, 601 Main Street, Bennington, Vermont www.helpapet.net

10th - National Pet Memorial Day; National Hug Your Hound Day413-447-7878

11th & 12th - Family Dog 1 and Canine Conditioning Classes start! For descriptions and times please check out our Training web page www.petsetcvt.com/our-classes
. Pets Etc Vermont, 609 Depot St.,† Manchester Ctr., Vermont 802-362-5447

13th - Pet Birth Defect Awareness Day

16th - International Red Panda Day

16th - Gymkhana. Cambridge Saddle Club, Cambridge, New York 802-823-7967  www.cambridgesaddleclub.org

16th - Tailgate Sale starts 9am. Small animals crafts & more. Please see our ad. Walker's Farm Home & Tack, Fort Ann, New York 518-639-5223 walkersfarmhomeandtack.com

16th and 17th - Gun and Knife Show. Clean, Family Friendly! Free Gun Appraising. Buy, sell, trade new & used Rifles, Pistols, Shotguns, Knives & more. Chester, Vermont 802-875-4540. www.Greenmtgunshowtrail.com

16th & 17th - Eastern Mountain Ranch Horse. Schaghticoke Fair, Rtes. 67 & 40, Schaghticoke, New York 518-753-4411 www.schaghticokefair.com

16th thru 23rd - National Farm Animals Week

17th - All you can eat breakfast 7:30-9:30am. Benefits the Battenkill Grange. $7. Plain or Blueberry Pancakes, Sausage, Scrambled Eggs, Biscuits & Gravy, Homefries, Orange Juice & Coffee. East Arlington Baily Hall, Anex to Federated Church, East Arlington, Vermont

17th
- Gymkhana. 10am. Pond Hill Ranch, 1683 Pond Hill Ranch Rd., Castleton, Vermont† 802-468-2449 www.Pondhillranch.com

17th - Flagship AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day

18th - Show Off Equine Buckle Series. Schaghticoke Fair, Rtes. 67 & 40, Schaghticoke, New York 518-753-4411 www.schaghticokefair.com

19th - Open horse show. Cambridge Saddle Club, Cambridge, NewYork 802-823-7967 www.cambridgesaddleclub.org

19th - Puppy Mill Awareness Day


22nd - Autumnal Equinox. First day of Autumn; National Elephant Appreciation Day

23rd - Rabies Vaccination & Microchip Clinic! 10am. Please see our ad. Walker's Farm Home & Tack, Fort Ann, New York 518-639-5223 walkersfarmhomeandtack.com

23rd - Open House 2-4:30pm, celebrating everything at WMAH, Doggie Day Camp and welcoming our newest doctor Sarah Blau. Goats, kids games, door prizes, food and tours! See our ad for more information. West Mountain Animal Hospital, Harwood Hill, Bennington, Vermont
802-445-3107 www.wmah.net

23rd - Fish Amnesty Day; International Rabbit Day; Dogs in Politics Day, recognizing the dogs of politicians.

23rd & 24th - National Alpaca Farm Days

23rd & 24th - Adirondack Wool and Arts Festival. Public education event on the products produced in the fiber arts. New artisans and vendors; pottery, body care products, healing arts, jewelry, culinary arts, craft beverage producers, leather, paper crafts, photography, printmaking, sculpture, wood arts, and more.Washington County Fairgrounds, 392 Old Schuylerville Road, Greenwich, New York 518-692-2464 www.washingtoncountyfair.com
. See our ad.

23rd & 24th - NEACA Arms Fair & Sportsmanís Expo. Please see our ad for more information & check website to confirm date. Polish Community Centre, Albany, New York 518-664-9743 www.NEACA.com

23rd & 24th - Show Off Equine Horse Show- Pointed. Schaghticoke Fair, Rtes. 67 & 40, Schaghticoke, New York 518-753-4411 www.schaghticokefair.com

24th - Old Timers Show. Cambridge Saddle Club, Cambridge, NewYork 802-823-7967 www.cambridgesaddleclub.org

24th - 2nd Annual Fall Hunter Pace. Sugar Hill Ranch, Comstock, New York 518-636-9675 facebook/sugarhillranchny

24th - The Ashley Boie Memorial Horse Show. All proceeds will go into the Ashley's magic horse care fund. Open Horse show, festivities, vendors, exhibitors, demonstrations and more. See page 2. Felton Field, Barre, Massachusetts

24th - Annual Duck Derby. 2pm. The most exciting 20 minutes of racing to benefit the Rutland County Humane Society. Cash prizes! See more details at www.rchsvt.org
or visit the shelter 765 Stevens Road, Pittsford, Vermont 802-483-9171

24th - Bullwinkle's Birthday 1961; Shamu the Whale Day

24th thru 30th - National Farm Safety & Health Week; Deaf Dog Awareness Week; Sea Otter Awareness Week; Deaf Pet Awareness Week; National Dog Week

27th - Deadline for all submissions to October issue of CCN

27th
- Pony Express Day; National Hunting and Fishing Day

28th - World Rabies Day

29th - National Goose Day

30th & October 1st - NorthEast Gypsy Horse Association Show. Schaghticoke Fair, Rtes. 67 & 40, Schaghticoke, New York 518-753-4411 www.schaghticokefair.com

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October
  • Adopt-a-Dog Month
  • Adopt a Shelter Dog Month
  • National Service Dog Month
  • National Animal Safety and Protection Month
  • Bat Appreciation Month
  • Feral Hog Month
  • Squirrel Awareness Month
  • World Animal Month

1st - Cambridge Saddle Club & Higher Ground Youth Show. Cambridge Saddle Club, Series 3 - At Higher Ground Farm. Cambridge, NewYork 802-823-7967 www.cambridgesaddleclub.org

1st - Dogs In Service To Mankind Day

1st - Dressage/Western Dressage & Combined 2 Phase Shows. Judge Karry Brothers. Sugar Hill Ranch, Comstock, New York 518-636-9675 facebook/sugarhillranchny

1st thru 7th - National Walk Your Dog Week.; Animal Welfare Week

2nd - World Farm Animals Day

3rd - National Butterfly & Hummingbird Day

3rd - Next issue of Creature's Corner News. See you then!

4th - World Animals Day; Feast of St. Francis. Blessing of the Animals

6th thru 8th - Fall Colors Show - hosted by CNY App & Fair. Schaghticoke Fair, Rtes. 67 & 40, Schaghticoke, New York 518-753-4411 www.schaghticokefair.com

7th & 8th - NEACA Arms Fair & Sportsman's Expo. Please see our ad for more information & check website to confirm date. Riley Rink at Hunter Park, Manchester Ctr., Vermont 518-664-9743 www.NEACA.com

7th - CSC Barrel Race. Cambridge, NewYork 802-823-7967 www.cambridgesaddleclub.org

12th - National Pet Obesity Awareness Day

14th - Gymkhana. Cambridge, NewYork 802-823-7967 www.cambridgesaddleclub.org

14th - Annual Fall Festival. Watch for upcoming details. Walker's Farm Home & Tack, Fort Ann, New York 518-639-5223 walkersfarmhomeandtack.com

14th - Fall Foliage Ride in Somerset, VT. Kicks off at 10:00 am. Explore the Green Mountain National Forest at Somerset Airport Road Campground with knowledgeable guides from VTT. Be prepared for water crossings, rocky terrain and at least 3 hours of riding time. So make sure you and your horse are in shape! Plenty of truck/trailer parking and bring a lunch to enjoy with new friends. Totally relaxed and stress-free ride. For more information email Kathleen at kathleenfbd67@gmail.com
. No, horses are not included! A nominal donation to the club is appreciated.

14th & 15th - NEACA Arms Fair & Sportsmanís Expo. Please see our ad for more information & check website to confirm date. Ramada Inn & Conference Center, Fishkill, New York 518-664-9743 www.NEACA.com

15th - Annual Meeting.New members welcome! SVDGA Clubhouse Grounds, Rte. 9, Marlboro, Vermont. Please see our ad for more details or www.vtgoats.com
518-779-7594 or 603-756-9033

15th - NCBRA Barrel Race. Cambridge, NewYork 802-823-7967 www.cambridgesaddleclub.org


21st - Annual Ride Into Fall! Watch for upcoming details. Walkerís Farm Home & Tack, Fort Ann, New York 518-639-5223 walkersfarmhomeandtack.com

29th - HGF Dressage Series. WNEPHA pointed show, 3 divisions, all tests available including Western. We hope to increase the availability of fun, relaxed shows for both horse and rider. If you have any questions at all please let us know. Entry forms you can fill out on the computer and email to HGF or snail mail, can be found on our Facebook (Higher Ground Farm) page or at http://rhdweb.com/HGFDressage.pdf
Higher Ground Farm, Hoosick Falls, New York 518-852-5382 www.hgfhorses.com

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November

11th - BreyerFest! Watch for upcoming details. Walker's Farm Home & Tack, Fort Ann, New York 518-639-5223 walkersfarmhomeandtack.com

25th and 26th - Gun and Knife Show. Clean, Family Friendly! Free Gun Appraising. Buy, sell, trade new & used Rifles, Pistols, Shotguns, Knives & more. White River Junction, Vermont 802-875-4540. www.Greenmtgunshowtrail.com

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