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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 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

July
  • Doghouse Repairs Month
  • National Bison Month
  • Wild About Wildlife Month
  • Free Dogs from Their Chains. www.dogsdeservebetter.org

7th - Family Dog Day. Fun day for all dogs!! 10 till Noon. Fun activities, games,contests with ribbons! Great for the whole family! Dana Thompson Rec Center, Rt 30/Bonnet str., Manchester Ctr. Vermont. ngb@myfairpoint.net

8th - 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

8th - Youth Show Series - Show #2. 9:00am. Cambridge Saddle Club, Cambridge, NewYork 802-823-7967 www.cambridgesaddleclub.org

8th thru 14th - National Farriers Week

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 - Don’t Step on a Bee Day

12th - Cow Appreciation Day

10th thru 16th - National Farriers Week

12th and 26th - Gymkhana Under the lights, 6:30pm. Cambridge Saddle Club, Cambridge, NewYork 802-823-7967 www.cambridgesaddleclub.org

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 see our 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.

14th - 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

14th - Shark Awareness Day

14th & 15th - Ron Marshall Protection Seminar. "Ron & Friends" workshop. IPO, personal protection, police, ring. Whatever your interest, Ron's depth of knowledge and vast experience with all breeds is sure to bring out the best in your dog. Auditors are not limited. Public is invited. Contact traci@totaldoberman.com for registration and/or more info. Hosted by Vermont Total Doberman Club.

15th - National Pet Fire Safety Day

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

16th - World Snake Day

19th - Celebration of the Horse Day

19th - Gymkhana. 9am. Cambridge Saddle Club, Cambridge, NewYork 802-823-7967 www.cambridgesaddleclub.org

27th - Deadline for all submissions for August Issue of CCN.

28th - 25th Annual Pownal Valley Fair. 10 to 10 pm. Always great fun for the whole family. Fantastic fireworks display! Route 346, Pownal, Vermont. See our ad in this issue. Vendor/exhibitor space available. 802-823-5258

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 website. 518-664-9743 www.NEACA.com

29th - International Tiger Day

29th - Green Mountain Gallopers Double Pointed Show and Cambridge Saddle Club Show Start at 9:00am. Cambridge Saddle Club, Cambridge, NewYork 802-823-7967 www.cambridgesaddleclub.org

31st - National Mutts Day

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August

1st - Dogust, Universal Birthday for Shelter Dogs

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

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

5th - Assistance Dog Day

5th - Work Like A Dog Day

5th thru 11th - Assistance Dog Week

6th thru 10th - Equestrian Eventing Camp. Amara Farm, Skiparee Road, North Pownal,Vermont 802-823-0186 www.amarafarm.com

7th - Next Issue of Creature’s Corner News. See you then!

11th - Pete Whitmore Equine Clinic “It’s a Pleasure Training” Sponsored by Vermont Trail Trotters. 2 sessions - morning or afternoon, mounted or unmounted. Limited to 10 participants. Auditors welcome. For more information visit www.vermonttrailtrotters.org. Held at Cambridge Saddle Club, Cambridge, New York.

11th - We’re having a special “Kids Market” at The Bennington Farmer’s Market! Where there’s more then just vegetables! 10-1pm 150 Depot St, Bennington, Vermont. www.benningtonfarmersmarket.org

12th - Ashley Boie Memorial Benefit Horse Show. Raffles, food vendors and more. 9am. Felton Field, 120 Old Coldbrook Road, Barre, Massachusetts 603-361-5327 or 345-0380. Follow us on Facebook

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

20th thru 26th - Washington County Fair! 392 Old Schuylerville Road, Greenwich, New York 518-692-2464 www.washingtoncountyfair.com. See our ad!

23rd thru 26th - NEACA Arms Fair & Sportsman’s Expo. Family friendly atmosphere. Martin Civic Center Pine Street, Waddington, New York. Please see our ad for more information & check website. 518-664-9743 www.NEACA.com

29th - $1 at the fair! Schaghticoke Fair, Rtes. 67 & 40, Schaghticoke, New York 518-753-4411 www.schaghticokefair.com

29th thru September 3rd - The 199th Annual Great Schaghticoke Fair! See our ad for more information. Rtes. 67 & 40, Schaghticoke, New York 518-753-4411 www.schaghticokefair.com

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September & October
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 “Apple Pie Competition” 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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