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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
  • West Mountain Animal Hospital’s Dog Obedience Classes. 1726 Harwood Hill, Bennington, Vermont For more information or to register 802-447-7723 or 802-379-1094 www.wmah.net
  • 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
  • Come visit the farm and pick up some fresh all natural cheese, eggs, raw milks, beef, veal or pork. Bring the kids to enjoy petting and feeding our small farm animals! North Meadow Farm, 726 North Road, Manchester Ctr., Vermont 802-768-8233 northmeadowfarms.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
  • 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
  • thru September. Rodeo! 8pm. Great family fun! Tons of action! Pond Hill Ranch, Castleton, Vermont  802-468-2449 www.Pondhillranch.com

Sundays

  • Dorset Summer Farmers Market.10 to 2pm. HN Williams General Store, 2732 Vt. Route 30, Dorset, Vermont

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 Koala Month

4th - Peter Rabbit's Birthday 1893; National Wildlife Day

5th and Oct 6th - Gymkhana Play Day! 10am. Pond Hill Ranch, Castleton, Vermont  802-468-2449 www.Pondhillranch.com

6th - Jackpot gymkhana #4. 6:30pm. Cambridge Saddle Club, Cambridge, NY 802-823-7967 www.cambridgesaddleclub.org

7th - 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

7th - Third Annual Nashville in the Berkshires Music Festival! Great music, food, spirits, vendors and fun. 11am-10pm. George Bowe Field (Aggie Fair Grounds), Rt 8, Adams, Massachusetts

7th, 14th, 21st & 28th - Come shop outdoors at The Bennington Farmer’s Market! 10-1pm. Where there’s more then just vegetables! Local produce, baked goods, dairy products, meats, honey, eggs & syrup, more! Live entertainment in this month includes Sept 7th: Dave Banulis and Dave Kellner; 14th: Gus Bloch;  21st: Nate Martel; 28th: Cindy and Kelly. Enjoy the River Walk. 150 Depot Street, in the big parking lot, Bennington, Vermont. www.benningtonfarmersmarket.org

7th and Oct 27th - Show Schooling Dressage Series. With fabulous Year End Awards! Higher Ground Farm, Tate Road, Hoosick Falls, New York  518-852-5382 www.hgfhorses.com

7th, 21st and October 5th - Tailgate Sales! Buy, sell, trade! Loads of vendors. Space available. 9am. Please see our ad. Walker’s Farm Home & Tack, Fort Ann, New York 518-639-5223 walkersfarmhomeandtack.com

8th - Open horse show 9am. Judge George Peters. Cambridge Saddle Club, Cambridge, NewYork 802-823-7967 www.cambridgesaddleclub.org

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 - National Iguana Awareness Day

9th - Low cost spay/neuter clinic for Rutland County Vermont cats. Pittsford, Vermont. www.vt-can.org or call 802-223-0034

12th and 26th - Night gymkhana 6:30pm. Cambridge Saddle Club, Cambridge, NewYork 802-823-7967 cambridgesaddleclub.org

13th - Pet Birth Defect Awareness Day

14th - National Pet Memorial Day - National Hug Your Hound Day

14th - Pet adoption day! Meet & Greet! Please see our ad. Walker’s Farm Home & Tack, Fort Ann, New York 518-639-5223 walkersfarmhomeandtack.com

15th - International Red Panda Day

15th thru 21st - National Farm Safety & Health Week; National Farm Animals Week

21st - Puppy Mill Awareness Day; Responsible Dog Ownership Day

21st - Join like minded goat people! Guest Speaker Kimberly Hagen, on Pasture & good grazing management practices. New members always welcome. Please see our ad for all the details. Southern Vermont Dairy Goat Assoc. 5822 Rte.9 Marlboro, Vermont 518-779-7594 or 603-756-9033 www.vtgoats.com

21st - Bowling fundraising event! Bowling, basket raffle, refreshments, an ice cream sundae bar, and free popcorn. Benefits Second Chance Animal Shelter, Arlington, Vermont. Information  2ndchanceanimalcenter.org

22nd - Peter Whitmore Horsemanship Clinic. Cambridge Saddle Club, Cambridge, NewYork 802-823-7967 cambridgesaddleclub.org

22nd - National Elephant Appreciation Day; International Rabbit Day

22nd thru 28th - National Dog Week

23rd - Autumnal Equinox. First day of Autumn; Dogs in Politics Day. Recognizing the dogs of politicians.

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

24th - Talk on “Leaky Gut Syndrome” How Every Equine Athlete Can be Affected. 6-8:30pm. Hosted by Triple Crown Feed at Longfellows 500 Union Ave, Saratoga Springs, New York

24th thru Oct 1st - National Deaf Dog Awareness Week; Sea Otter Awareness Week

25th - Deadline for all submissions for October issue of CCN.

26th - “Dine To Donate” Benefits Got Spots Etc. www.gotspotsetc.org. Frankie’s, Lenos, Mass.  Please see our ad for details.

28th - Celebration of the Feast of Saint Francis Blessing of the Animals Service. All animals welcome. 3:30pm. Open at 2pm. New Skete Monastary, Cambridge, New York 518-677-3810 www.newskete.org

28th - Annual Dock Diving Event at Lake Bomoseen,  Vermont! Watch dogs of all sizes, participate in the competition. 11am start. Benefits Rutland County Humane Society, Pittsford, Vermont 802-483-9171

28th - “Bark for Life” canine event to fight cancer. A fun, family friendly community event. Games, a costume contest, "Canine's Got Talent" competition. Come out to enjoy music, demos, vendors, watch our contests. Second Chance Animal Shelter dogs to adopt! 1:00pm Willow Park, Bennington, Vermont

28th - “Pooch Parade” Event to raise awareness and funds for Wellspring’s Safe Pet Partnership Program. 10am. Congress park, Saratoga Springs, New York 518-583-0280

27th - Fish Amnesty Day

28th - National Hunting and Fishing Day; Flagship AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day; World Rabies Day

28th and 29th - Eastern Ranch Horse Association Open Horse Shows. Classes include Conformation, Showmanship, Ranch Riding and Cattle Classes. Schaghticoke Fairgrounds, Stillwater Bridge Rd., Schaghticoke, New York. info@emrha.com. www.emrha.com

28th & 29th - The Adirondack Wool & Arts Festival.  Yarns - Crafts - Arts & More! Washington County Fairgrounds. Greenwich, New York 518-692-2464 adkwoolandarts.com

28th & 29th - National Alpaca Farm Days

29th - National Goose Day

29th - Green Mountain Gallopers Old Timers open horse show 9am. Cambridge Saddle Club, Cambridge, NewYork 802-823-7967 cambridgesaddleclub.org

October & November

October 1st - Next issue of Creature’s Corner News! See you then!
October 1st - Dogs In Service To Mankind Day
October 1st Thru 7th; National Walk Your Dog Week.; Animal Welfare Week
October 2nd - World Farm Animals Day
October 3rd - National Butterfly & Hummingbird Day
October 4th - World Animals Day; Feast of St. Francis. Blessing of the Animals
October 5th & 6th - NEACA Gun, Knife, Militaria & Survival Show. Family friendly atmosphere. Franklin Center at the Howe, 1 Scale Ave., Rutland, Vermont. Please see our ad for more information & check website. 518-664-9743 www.NEACA.com
October 4th thru 6th - Draft Animal Power-Field Days. Shelburne Farms, Shelburne, Vermont. 802-763-0771 www.draftanimalpower.org. Please see our ad!
October 5th - North Adams 9th Annual Fall Foliage Dog Parade. Hosted by North Adams Tourism. 10-11am. Veterans Memorial Park
North Adams, Massachusetts
October 9th - National Pet Obesity Awareness Day
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
October 13th - Fall Dressage Show. Dressage Tests and Equitation. Entry Forms On-Line. Please see our ad. Riding Right Farm, 334 County Route 59, Buskirk NY www.ridingfarm.com 518-677-5148
October 19th - Walker's Annual Fall Festival. Great day full of events! Please see our ad. Walker’s Farm Home & Tack, Fort Ann, New York 518-639-5223 walkersfarmhomeandtack.com
October 20th - Join like minded goat people! Annual Halloween Themed Holiday Dinner & annual meeting. New members always welcome. Please see our ad for all the details. Southern Vermont Dairy Goat Assoc. 5822 Rte.9 Marlboro, Vermont 518-779-7594 or 603-756-9033 www.vtgoats.com
October 27th - Arlington Animal Hospital’s Halloween Pet Parade and Contest. Costumes for pets and humans are encouraged! Audience choice award! 1:30pm. Please see our ad for all the details. Held at Vermont Veterans Home, Bennington, Vermont
November 1st and 2nd - Annual Adirondack Stampede Rodeo. Great evening of the best rodeo events and fun for the family! 7:30pm. Cool Insuring Arena, 1 Civic Center Plz, Glens Falls, New York www.adirondackstampederodeo.com

November 23rd and 24th - 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
November 16th - Annual Breyerfest! A fun filled day for Breyer enthusiasts! Please see our ad. Walker’s Farm Home & Tack, Fort Ann, New York 518-639-5223 walkersfarmhomeandtack.com

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