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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.
  • Beginning Beekeeping Course - The Bennington County Beekeepers Club will again offer a free (donations welcomed) beginner course for new beekeepers.  Learn about the life of honey bees, the skills and equipment needed to care for them and the many challenges they face. 
    Classes will meet at the Vermont Veterans Home, in Bennington, in the Crispe Room on January 24, 31, February 7, 14, 28 from 6:30-9:00 PM.  To sign up or for more information call Jeanne Davis 802-823-7955 or e-mail jdavisbwheat@comcast.net

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
  • 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
  • Upcoming Events brought to you by...
    Walker’s Farm Home & Tack, Fort Ann, New York 518-639-5223 walkersfarmhomeandtack.com
     
    Sheep & Goat Seminar
    Saturday Feb.2nd @10am
    This informative seminar will be on diseases sheep and goats can contract.  Granville Veterinary Services will discuss how to indentify, treat and manage. A few of the diseases to be discussed will be CL, CAE, and Sore mouth(ORF).
     
    Horse Health Seminar
    Saturday Feb. 16th @10am
    Granville Veterinary Service will be on hand with a live demonstration. This seminar will cover basic health and first aid. Learn temperature, heart rate, respiration rates and basic bandaging. This will be a hands on seminar!
     
    Hay! The importance of quality hay!
    Saturday March 2nd @10am
    Aaron Gabriel with Cornell Cooperative Extension will be presenting this seminar on Hay quality. How to get the best quality hay, whether you are purchasing or making your own!
     
    27th Annual Pancake Breakfast
    Tuesday March 12th @ 8am
    Pancakes served until 2pm
    In Store Specials all day!
    Early order specials on bunker covers, bale wrap and twine.
     
    Poultry Seminar
    Saturday March 16th @10am
    This seminar with Richard Kennedy from Nutrena will cover bringing chicks home, caring for poultry from chicks to laying hens & meat birds, tips & tricks for healthier birds and higher quality eggs & much more!

February
  • National Pet Dental Health Month
  • National Wild Bird Feeding Month
  • Adopt a Rescued Rabbit Month
  • Prevent A Litter Month
  • Spay and Neuter Awareness Month
  • Responsible Pet Owners Month
  • National Cat Health Month
  • Dog Training Education Month
  • National Pet Dental Health Month
  • Unchain a Dog Month
  • Wellness Clinic. Low Cost Feline Neuter Clinic, Vaccinations, tests, shots, etc. Noon to 5pm. with Dr. Julie Cornell, DVM. Microchipping and MX Paneling available. Adirondack Save A Stray, Corinth, NY. Information and appointments  518-654-6220 or 696-4896
  • Shop our different departments for 15% off! See our ad for details. Whitman’s Feed Store, North Bennington, Vermont 802-442-2851 www.whitmansfeed.com

2nd - Dog and cat adoption event. 11am at Petco in Bennington, Vermont. Pets from 2nd Chance Animal Center, Arlington, Vermont

2nd and 16th - Come shop The Bennington Farmer’s Market indoors! Where there’s more then just vegetables! Local vegetables, baked goods, dairy products, meats, honey, eggs & syrup, more! Live entertainment! 10-1pm First Baptist Church, 601 Main St, Bennington, Vermont. www.benningtonfarmersmarket.org

7th thru 14th - Have-a-Heart-for-Chained-Dogs Week

7th, 14th, 28th - Free Beginning Beekeeping Course by The Bennington County Beekeepers. Learn about the life of honey bees, the skills and equipment needed and the many challenges they face. Vermont Veterans Home, Crispe Room, Bennington, Vermont 6:30-9pm. Sign up or for more information call Jeanne Davis 802-823-7955 or jdavisbwheat@comcast.net

9th - Pretty Paws Nail Trimming Clinic. 9am. Benson's Pet Center, Pittsfield, Massachusetts. www.bensonspet.com

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

9th - 7th Annual Grafton Winter Carnival. 9-4pm. A day filled with outdoor fun and adventure! Go tubing, skiing or snowshoeing...enjoy a sleigh ride. 783 Townshend Road, Grafton, Vermont

9th - Forever Home Greyhound Adoption Clinic. 11am. Benson's Pet Center, Albany and Queeensbury, New York. www.bensonspet.com

10th - Share the Love Adoption Day & Fund Raiser for Rescue Pets! 11am. Benson's Pet Center, Clifton Park, New York www.bensonspet.com

10th - Animal Support Project Valentine's Day Pet Photos. Noon. Benson's Pet Center, Albany, New York www.bensonspet.com

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 thru 16th - Homes for Birds Week

11th & 12th - The 143rd Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

12th - Start of 7 week Family Dog 1 classes. The next step for puppy graduates or a start for dogs 5 months and older. Pets Etc Vermont, 609 Depot St., Manchester Ctr., Vermont 802-362-5447 www.petsetcvt.com

14th - National Pet Theft Awareness Day

16th - Horse Health Seminar. Covering basic health and first aid. Hands on! 10am. Free admission! Walker’s Farm Home & Tack, Fort Ann, New York 518-639-5223 walkersfarmhomeandtack.com

16th - How to maintain your tank successfully by SERA. 11am. Benson's Fish Room, www.bensonspet.com

16th - Forever Home Greyhound Adoption Clinic. 11am. Benson's Pet Center, Albany, New York. www.bensonspet.com

16th - Ayres Memorial Shelter Adoption Clinic. 11am. Benson's Pet Center, Johnstown, New York www.bensonspet.com

16th thru 19th - 21st Annual Great Backyard Bird Count National FFA 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

19th - Q and A: Heart Healthy Advice for Pet Nutrition with Annamaet. 6 PM · Hosted by Annamaet Petfood. Benson's Pet Center www.bensonspet.com

20th - Love-Your-Pet Day

22nd - Walking the Dog Day

23rd - International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day

23rd - Forever Home Greyhound Adoption Clinic. 11am. Benson's Pet Center, Clifton Park, New York. www.bensonspet.com

23rd - Support the Gloversville Cat Sanctuary and Information Center. 11am. Benson's Pet Center, Johnstown, New York www.bensonspet.com

23rd - Cat Tales Adoption Clinic. Noon.11am. Benson's Pet Center, Albany, New York. www.bensonspet.com

26th - Annual World Spay Day & Spay Day USA

27th - International Polar Bear Day


27th - Deadline for all submissions for March issue of CCN.

March
  • National Pig Day
  • National Horse Protection Day
  • Save the Rhino Day
  • Professional Pet Sitters Month
  • Poison Prevention Month
  • National Animal Welfare Month
  • Adopt A Rescued Guinea Pig Month
  • Dolphin Awareness Month
  • Maple Sugar Month

2nd - Hay seminar. The importance of quality hay! whether you are purchasing or making your own. 10am. Free admission! Walker’s Farm Home & Tack, Fort Ann, New York 518-639-5223walkersfarmhomeandtack.com

2nd - Porky Pig's Birthday

2nd & 3rd - NEACA Gun, Knife, Militaria & Survival Show. Family friendly atmosphere. Franklin Center at the Howe, 1 Scale Avenue #92, Rutland, Vermont. Please see our ad for more information & check website. 518-664-9743 www.NEACA.com
10th - Eastern Mountain Ranch Horse Association Free Informational Seminar. 10am. Everyone is welcome. Coffee & Donuts provided. What classes are offered at shows, rules for the classes, how to enter the shows & Question & Answers. Schaghticoke Fairgrounds Office, Stillwater Bridge Rd., Schaghticoke, New York. Please see our ad on page 21. Information Info@EMRHA.com.

3rd - If Pets Had Thumbs Day


4th - Low Cost Cat Spay/ Neuter Clinic. Rutland County Humane Society, Pittsford, Vermont. Information please visit www.vt-can.org or call 802-223-0034

5th - Next issue of Creature’s Corner News! See you then.

30th - 10-4pm. Come find out what Ranch Horse is all about. Clinic will introduce the following ARHA classes Ranch Reining, Ranchmanship and Ranch Trail classes. Schaghticoke Fairgrounds Office, Stillwater Bridge Rd., Schaghticoke, New York For more information: info@emrha.com

12th - “Spring Back” 4 week canine obedience course starts. 1 hour sessons. Call for more information and to sign up your pup. MYNE Training and Boarding Facility, Argyle, New York 518-638-6985 www.mynetrainingandboarding.com

12th - 27th Annual Pancake Breakfast! 8-2pm. In store specials! Walker’s Farm Home & Tack, Fort Ann, New York 518-639-5223 walkersfarmhomeandtack.com

13th - K-9 Veterans Day

16th - Poultry Seminar. Chicks, hens, layers & meat birds. Care, tips and tricks. 10am. Free admission! Walker’s Farm Home & Tack, Fort Ann, New York 518-639-5223 walkersfarmhomeandtack.com

23rd - Dog and Cat Rabies, Distemper, Lyme and Microchip Clinic. Not limited to Vermont cats & dogs. All are welcome from any town or state. 9-Noon. Julie Cornell DVM, Attending Veterinarian. Pownal Center Firehouse, Corner of Rt 7 & North Pownal Road, Pownal, Vermont.

23rd & 24th - NEACA Gun, Knife, Militaria & Survival Show. Family friendly atmosphere.
Albany, New York, Polish Community Center. Please see our ad for more
information & check website. 518-664-9743 www.NEACA.com

30th & 31st - NEACA Gun, Knife, Militaria & Survival Show. Family friendly atmosphere. Ramada Inn & Conference Center, Fishkill, New York. Please see our ad for more information & check website. 518-664-9743 www.NEACA.com



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June-October
• June 8th & 9th
NEACA Gun, Knife, Militaria & Survival Show. Family friendly atmosphere.Vermont State Fairgrounds, Rutland, Vermont. Please see our ad for moreinformation & check website. 518-664-9743 www.NEACA.com
• June 15th
Curtis Lumber's Annual PetAPalooza Pet Adoption Day! Watch for their ad and details in upcoming CCNs.
• June 15th & 16th
NEACA Gun, Knife, Militaria & Survival Show. Family friendly atmosphere. Ramada Inn & Conference Center, Fishkill, New York. Please see our ad for more information & check website. 518-664-9743 www.NEACA.com
• August 3rd & 4th
NEACA Gun, Knife, Militaria & Survival Show. Family friendly atmosphere. Hiltebrant Rec. Center, Old Forge, New York. Please see our ad for more information & check website. 518-664-9743 www.NEACA.com
• August 16th
Problem Solving Equine Clinic. Hosted by Double Dan Horsemanship. More information Wilden’s Run Farm, Pownal, Vermont 845-594-7769 www.wildensrunfarm.com
• August 24th & 25th
NEACA Gun, Knife, Militaria & Survival Show. Family friendly atmosphere. Ramada Inn & Conference Center, Fishkill, New York. Please see our ad for more information & check website. 518-664-9743 www.NEACA.com
• September 14th & 15th
NEACA Gun, Knife, Militaria & Survival Show. Family friendly atmosphere. Middlebury, Vermont, American Legion, 49 Wilson Road. Please see our ad for more information & check website. 518-664-9743 www.NEACA.com
• October 12th & 13th
NEACA Gun, Knife, Militaria & Survival Show. Family friendly atmosphere. Ramada Inn & Conference Center, Fishkill, New York. Please see our ad for more information & check website. 518-664-9743 www.NEACA.com