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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

  • Mondays thru Thursdays. Low cost Spay/Neuter Clinics. Cats Mondays-Thursdays. Dogs Thursdays. HOPE, 4255 Route 50, Wilton, New York 518-248-0355 SpayNeuter@HopeAnimalRescue.org. www.hopeanimalrescue.org
  • Livestock Auction; Calves, Goats, Sheep, Lambs, Pigs, Feeders, Bulls and Cows at 4pm along with on 1st & 3rd Mondays;† Poultry, Rabbits, Eggs, Ducks, Produce, Plants and Hay at 3pm. Chatham Market, 2249 Route 203, Chatham, New York. Manager: 315-350-1724. Auction Barn: 518-392-3321 www.empirelivestock.com

Tuesdays

  • Livestock Auction. Cambridge Valley Livestock Auction. Rt. 22, Cambridge, New York 518-677-3895. See our ad for details.
  • Alternate Tuesdays - 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

  • 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 - Trap Shooting. Open to everyone! Wed 3pm to Dusk. Sun 1-4pm. Plenty of people on hand to help beginners. Hale Mtn Fish and Game Club, Shaftsbury, Vermont.

    Please 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.

Saturdays

  • Come shop The Bennington Farmer's Market outdoors! Where there's more then just vegetables! Local vegetables, baked goods, dairy products, meats, honey, eggs & syrup, more! Live entertainment! 10-1pm 150 Depot St, Bennington, Vermont. www.benningtonfarmersmarket.org
  • Saturday Nights June 30th through September 1st. Rodeos! Tons of action! Great family fun! 8pm. Pond Hill Ranch, 1683 Pond Hill Ranch Rd., Castleton, Vermont 802-468-2449 or 0578 www.pondhillranch.com
  • 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

June
  • National Dairy Month
  • Turkey Lovers Month
  • National Zoo and Aquarium Month
  • Adopt A Shelter Cat Month
  • National Microchipping Month
  • Adopt A Cat Month
  • Social Petworking Month
  • National Pet Preparedness Month

3rd thru 9th - Pet Appreciation Week

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

8th - World Oceans Day

9th - Tail Gate Sale #2. Sell & trade, small animals, poultry, local products, supplies, crafts & much more! No vendor fees! Walker's Farm Home and Tack, 5565 State Rt 4, Fort Ann, New York 518-639-5223 walkersfarmhomeandtack.com

9th - East Coast Motor Bash. Schaghticoke Fairgrounds, Rtes. 67 & 40, Schaghticoke, New York 518-753-4411 www.schaghticokefair.com

9th - Come visit The Bennington Farmer's Market! Where there's more then just vegetables! Master gardeners plant sale. Live entertainment ìImmune Frictionî 150 Depot St, Bennington, Vermont. www.benningtonfarmersmarket.org

9th - Donald Duck's Birthday; Free Fishing Day In Vermont

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

9th thru 16th - Dairy Goat Awareness Week

10th - Open Horse Show. Cambridge Saddle Club, Cambridge, NewYork 802-823-7967 www.cambridgesaddleclub.org

10th - Open horse show to benefit Saratoga County 4H. 9am. 4H Training Center, Ballston Spa, New York. 518-885-8995 co263@cornell.edu

10th, June 16th, September 9th and October 28th - Higher Ground Farm 2018 Dressage Series. All 4 shows are WNEPHA pointed. USEF, USDF and WDAA classes available to Juniors, Adult Amateurs and Open or Professional riders. High point Champion and Reserve awards to entrants in each division, who participate in any 3 of the 4 shows. Follow HGF on Facebook for all the details. Higher Ground Farm. 382 Tate Rd, Hoosick Falls, New York 518-852-5382 www.hgfhorses.com

10th - World Pet Memorial Day


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

12th &13th - Dan James Ground Control/Intro to Liberty Clinic. Come learn ground control and intro to liberty. 9-4pm. Food truck will be on premise. This clinic is for all disciplines and levels of horsemen. Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity to work Road to the Horse winner and liberty trainer Dan James! Wilden's Run Farm, 135 Tubbs Rd, Pownal, Vermont 845-594-7769 www.wildensrunfarm.com

14th - World Sea Turtle Day

16th - ADGASanctioned Senior & Junior Goat Show. Enter your goat or come watch the shows. Free admission. See our ad for more details. SVDGA Clubhouse, 5822 Route 9, Marlboro, Vermont 518-779-7594. 603-756-9033 www.vtgoats.com

16th - Come visit The Bennington Farmer's Market! Where there's more then just vegetables! Live entertainment "Beladi Belly Dancers" 150 Depot St, Bennington, Vermont. www.benningtonfarmersmarket.org

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

16th & 17th - NEACA Arms Fair & Sportsman's Expo. Family friendly atmosphere. Ramada Inn, Rt.9, Fishkilll, New York. Please see our ad for more information & check website. 518-664-9743 www.NEACA.com

16th and 17th - Vermont Equine Riding and Driving Association "Ride Along" for drivers and riders Both days 25 mile Competitive Ride or Drive, 15 mile and 10 mile Conditioning Ride and Drive. Kedron Valley Stables in South Woodstock, Vermont. VERDA.org

16th and 17th - Massachusetts Free Saltwater Fishing Days

16th and 17th - EMRHA Ranch Horse Show. Schaghticoke Fairgrounds, Rtes. 67 & 40, Schaghticoke, New York 518-753-4411 www.schaghticokefair.com

17th - Happy Father's Day to All Dads!

17th - NCBRA Barrel Race. Cambridge Saddle Club, Cambridge, NewYork 802-823-7967  www.cambridgesaddleclub.org

17th thru 23rd - Animal Rights Awareness Week

17th, September 9th and October 28th - Higher Ground Farm 2018 Dressage Series. All 4 shows are WNEPHA pointed. USEF, USDF and WDAA classes available to Juniors, Adult Amateurs and Open or Professional riders. High point Champion and Reserve awards to entrants in each division, who participate in any 3 of the 4 shows. Follow HGF on Facebook for all the details. Higher Ground Farm. 382 Tate Rd, Hoosick Falls, New York 518-852-5382 www.hgfhorses.com

18th - Take Your Cat To Work Day

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

18th thru 22nd - Take Your Pet To Work Week

19th - Garfield the Cat's Birthday

20th - American Bald Eagle Day

21st - Summer Solstice Begins

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

22nd - Annual Take Your Dog To Work Day; National Dog Party Day

23rd - Zerbini Circus. Schaghticoke Fairgrounds, Rtes. 67 & 40, Schaghticoke, New York 518-753-4411 www.schaghticokefair.com

23rd - Come visit The Bennington Farmer's Market! Where there's more then just vegetables! Live entertainment "PassinThru" 150 Depot St, Bennington, Vermont. www.benningtonfarmersmarket.org

23rd and 24th - Show Off Open Horse Show. Schaghticoke Fairgrounds, Rtes. 67 & 40, Schaghticoke, New York 518-753-4411 www.schaghticokefair.com

23rd & 24th - NEACA Arms Fair & Sportsman's Expo. Family friendly atmosphere. Vermont State Fairgrounds, Royce Arena 175 South Main Street, Rutland, Vermont. Please see our ad for more information & check website. 518-664-9743 www.NEACA.com

23rd and 24th - New York Free Fishing Days

24th - Cambridge Saddle Club Youth Show Series #2. Cambridge Saddle Club, Cambridge, NewYork 802-823-7967 www.cambridgesaddleclub.org

25th and 26th - Jon Carpenter Open Ranch Clinic. 9am. Schaghticoke Fair, Rtes. 67 & 40, Schaghticoke, New York 518-753-4411 www.schaghticokefair.com

25th thru 29th - WRF Arts and Equine Camp. Music and art instruction, education, horses and fun! Wilden's Run Farm, 135 Tubbs Rd, Pownal, Vermont 845-594-7769. Please see our ad or website www.wildensrunfarm.com. Please see our ad.

27th - Deadline for all submissions to July issue of CCN.

29th - Jackpot Gymkhana Series #2. Cambridge Saddle Club, Cambridge, NewYork 802-823-7967 www.cambridgesaddleclub.org

29th Thru July 1st - Dock Dogs! The World's Premier Canine Aquatics Competition with our friends from Hudson Valley Dock Dogs. We have a great weekend of jumping fun planned for you and your pup. Benson's Pet Center, 12 Fire Road, Clifton Park, New York 518-373-1007 www.bensonspet.com

30th - Clinic with George Peters. Cambridge Saddle Club, Cambridge, NewYork 802-823-7967 www.cambridgesaddleclub.org

30th - Come visit The Bennington Farmer's Market! Where there's more then just vegetables! Jeanne Davis, beekeeping. Live entertainment "Scott Forrest" 150 Depot St, Bennington, Vermont. www.benningtonfarmersmarket.org

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July
  • Free Dogs from Their Chains, www.dogsdeservebetter.org
  • Dog House Repair Week
  • National Bison Month

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

9th thru 13th , or 16th thru 20th - WRF Equestrian Camp. All levels welcome. Horses, education, riding and fun! Wilden's Run Farm, 135 Tubbs Rd, Pownal, Vermont 845-594-7769. Please see our ad or website www.wildensrunfarm.com for details.

9th thru 13th - Equestrian Summer Camp. Amara Farm, Skiparee Road, North Pownal,Vermont 802-823-0186 www.amarafarm.com

10th - Cow Appreciation Day

10th thru 16th - National Farriers Week

12th - Talk, Q&A, and book signing. Benefit event. Meet award winning Author Patti Lawson and listen to her discuss many dog and pet related topics. Please ad for full details! 7pm. Hoosac Valley High School, Route 116, Adams, Massachusetts

13th & 14th - 2nd Annual Nashville in the Berkshires Benefit Music Festival! 2 days of great music, spirits, food, vendors and family fun! Enjoy eight live bands! Bowe Field, 371 Old Columbia St, Adams, Massachusetts. 413-776-7548. Please see our ad for full details!

15th - 5th Annual Barnyard Ball. 5-8pm. Inn at Manchester, Vermont to benefit The Dorset Equine Rescue, East Dorset, Vermont 802-362-5888 www.thedorsetequinerescue.org

15th - Pet Fire Safety Day

28th & 29th - NEACA Arms Fair & Sportsman's Expo. Family friendly atmosphere. Municipal Arena in Alex Duffy Fairgrounds 970 Coffeen St., Watertown, New York. Please see our ad for more information & check website. 518-664-9743 www.NEACA.com

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August to October
August 1st - Drawing for round trip tickets for two on a private plane. Pittsfield, Mass to Newport, Rhode Island. Benefit raffle for Got Spots, Etc. Adams, Massachusetts. Ticket information see details in our ad or call 413-664-3643
August 4th & 5th - NEACA Arms Fair & Sportsman's Expo. Family friendly atmosphere. Hiltebrant Rec. Center 225 North St. Old Forge, New York. Please see our ad for more information & check website. 518-664-9743 www.NEACA.com
August 6th thru 10th - Equestrian Eventing Camp. Amara Farm, Skiparee Road,
North Pownal,Vermont 802-823-0186 www.amarafarm.com
August 11th - We're having a special ìKids Marketî at The Bennington Farmer's Market! Where there's more then just vegetables! 10-1pm 150 Depot St, Bennington, Vermont. www.benningtonfarmersmarket.org
August 12th - Ashley Boie Memorial Benefit Horse Show. Raffles, food vemndors and more. 9am. Felton Field, 120 Old Coldbrook Road, Barre, Massachusetts 603-361-5327 or 345-0380. Follow us on Facebook
August 18th & 19th - NEACA Arms Fair & Sportsman's Expo. Family friendly atmosphere. Vermont State Fairgrounds, Royce Arena 175 South Main Street, Rutland, Vermont. Please see our ad for more information & check website. 518-664-9743 www.NEACA.com
August 23rd thru 26th - NEACA Arms Fair & Sportsman's Expo. Family friendly atmosphere. Martin Civic Center Pine Street, Wadddington, New York. Please see our ad for more information & check website. 518-664-9743 www.NEACA.com
August 29th - $1 at the fair! Schaghticoke Fair, Rtes. 67 & 40, Schaghticoke, New York 518-753-4411 www.schaghticokefair.com
September 1st - NEACA Arms Fair & Sportsman's Expo. Family friendly atmosphere. Polish Community Center 225 Washington Ave. Ext, Albany, New York. Please see our ad for more information & check website. 518-664-9743 www.NEACA.com
September 22nd - Ride for Rescue at Merck Forest, Vermont to benefit The Dorset Equine Rescue, East Dorset, Vermont 802-362-5888 www.thedorsetequinerescue.org
September 23rd and 24th - Adirondack Wool and Arts Festival. Washington County Fairgrounds, Greenwich, New York. www.adkwoolandarts.com
September 29th & 30th - NEACA Arms Fair & Sportsman's Expo. Family friendly atmosphere. Vermont State Fairgrounds, Royce Arena 175 South Main Street, Rutland, Vermont. Please see our ad for more information & check website. 518-664-9743 www.NEACA.com
October 6th - We're having a special ìApple Pie Competitionî at The Bennington Farmer's Market! Where there's more then just vegetables! 10-1pm 150 Depot St, Bennington, Vermont. www.benningtonfarmersmarket.org
October 7th - Tailgate Sale. Schaghticoke Fair, Rtes. 67 & 40, Schaghticoke, New York 518-753-4411 www.schaghticokefair.com
October 13th & 14th - NEACA Arms Fair & Sportsman's Expo. Family friendly atmosphere. Ramada Inn &
Conference Center 542 Route 9, Fishkill, New York. Please see our ad for more information & check website. 518-664-9743 www.NEACA.com

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