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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
     
    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!

April
  • Prevent Lyme Disease In Dogs
  • Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
  • National Pet First Aid Awareness
  • World Habitat Awareness
  • National Frog Month
  • Zoo and Aquarium Month
  • National Heartworm Awareness Month

2nd - National Ferret Day

4th - World Rat Day; National Birding Day

4th - Purradise Lasagna Dinner to benefit the homeless cats at Purradise and Berkshire Humane Society. 5:30-8pm. Berkshire Humane Society, Pittsfield, Massachusetts 413-447-7878 www.berkshirehumane.org

6th - Dog and cat adoption event. 11am at Petco in Bennington, Vermont. Pets from 2nd Chance Animal Center, Arlington, Vermont

6th - 10am. Grand opening of new location of Catwalk Boutique! Berkshire Humane Society, Pittsfield, Massachusetts 413-447-7878 www.berkshirehumane.org

6th - Every Day is Tag Day

6th and 20th - Come shop The Bennington Farmer’s Market indoors! 10-1pm. Where there’s more then just vegetables! Local produce, baked goods, dairy products, meats, honey, eggs & syrup, more! Live entertainment!  6th; Scott Forrest, 20th; Aura Shards. First Baptist Church, 601 Main St, Bennington, Vermont. www.benningtonfarmersmarket.org.

7th - Rutland County Pony Club Benefit Tack Sale. Come buy, sell and trade! 10 to 2pm. Table spaces are available for $20. Horse Amour Indoor Arena, 804 Eaton Hill Road, Castleton, Vermont. More information please contact Andrea 802-345-9257

7th thru 13th - Dog Bite Prevention Week; International Pooper Scooper Week; Bat Appreciation Week


7th - International Beaver Day; National Birding Day

8th - Zoo Lovers Day; Draw a Picture of a Bird Day

9th - National Unicorn Day

9th - Group Canine Obedience Classes beginning. Tuesdays at 6:15pm."Walk-ins welcome" MYNE Training and Boarding Facility, Argyle, New York 518-638-6985 www.mynetrainingandboarding.com

11th - National Pet Day

13th - Canine Good Citizen, Community Canine and Trick Dog Testing Available. Please see details on page 23. Grateful Dog Training at 802-362-9122 or gratefuldogvt@gmail.com

13th - 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 - 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

14th - National Dolphin Day

15th and 16th - Eric Horgan Clinic. Privates, semi-privates and groups. Riding Right Farm, 334 Co. Rt 59, Buskirk NY 518-677-5148 www.ridingfarm.com

16th - Save the Elephant Day

17th - International Bat Appreciation Day

21st - 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

21st - Bulldogs Are Beautiful Day

21st - Easter Sunday! Rejoice for He has risen and lives!

21st thru 27th - Animal Cruelty Awareness Week; World Laboratory Animal Liberation Week; National Pet ID Week

22nd thru 24th - 4-H Tractor Certification/ATV Safety Course for youths 14 & 15 yrs old. 9 to 4pm. Washington County Fairgrounds, Greenwich, New York. Cornell Co-op Ext. 518-746-2560

22nd - Earth Day

23rd - National Lost Dog Awareness Day

24th - Our first Community Education Series: “Understanding Your Dog’s Emotions” 7pm. West Mountain Animal Hospital. 1726 Harwood Hill, Bennington, Vermont 802-447-7723 www.wmah.net

24th - Sylvester the Cat's Birthday; International Guide Dog Day; World Day for Animals in Laboratories

25th - World Penguin Day; Anzac Day New Zealand War Horses

26th - Hairball Awareness Day; Audubon Day; National Help a Horse Day; International Guide Dog Day

26th thru 28th - American Fancy Rat & Mouse Day

27th - Eeyore’s Birthday Day; National Go Birding Day; Save the Frogs Day

27th - Clean-up day and meeting. Come join like minded goat people and help us open for the season! Southern Vermont Dairy Goat Assoc. 5822 Rte.9 Marlboro, Vermont 518-779-7594 or 603-756-9033 www.vtgoats.com

27th - Open House. Tack Sale/Swap, Vendors, Jackpot Gymkhana, and More! 9am to 3pm. See our ad. Cambridge Saddle Club, 5 Fish Hatchery Rd, Cambridge, New York. cambridgesaddleclub.org 802-823-7967

27th - 17th annual Humane Race. 5K Run and 1-Mile Fun Walk with or without your dog, benefiting homeless animals. Race takes place in North Adams, Massacusetts. Details at Berkshire Humane Society, Pittsfield, Massachusetts 413-447-7878 www.berkshirehumane.org

27th & 28th - 27th Annual Washington County Fiber Tour. See pages 6 and 7 for all the details of this wonderful farm tour! www.washingtoncountyfibertour.org

27th & 28th - New Firearms Show! Holiday Inn Rutland-Killington Area, 476 Holiday Dr, Rutland, Vermont. See our ad for coupon! Show subject to cancellation, please check www.EthanAllenArms.com & Facebook to confirm.

28th - Paint and Sip fundraiser! 4pm. To benefit The Dorset Equine Rescue. Equinox Village (behind Shaw’s) in Manchester, Vermont. For more information www.dorsetequinerescue.org

28th, June 2nd, September 7th and October 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

29th - Woody Woodpecker Day; Free Feral Cat Spay Day; Arbor Day (Date differs Nationally)

30th - National Animal Advocacy Day; National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day

May
  • International Respect for Chickens Month
  • Pet Cancer Awareness Month
  • National Pet Month
  • Responsible Animal Guardian Month
  • National Service Dog Eye Examination Month

1st - Deadline for all submission for May Issue of CCN

1st - Save the Rhino Day; National Purebred Dog Day

3rd - National Specially-abled Pets Day

4th - Horse, Pony, new and used tack, equipment and trailers Auction. 10am start. Please see our ad for all details. Adirondack Animal Land, 3554 St Hwy 30 Gloversville New York 518-848-7040 or 774-8594

4th - Mayday for Mutts; Respect for Chickens Day

4th and 25th - Tail Gate Sale. 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. See our ad.

4th, 11th, 18th & 25th - Come shop The Bennington Farmer’s Market outdoors! 10-1pm. Where there’s more then just vegetables! Local produce, baked goods, dairy products, meats, honey, eggs & syrup, more! Live entertainment... 4th; Matt Runciman. 11th: Jing Yi Lovick. 18th: Hale Mountain Pickers. 25th Luke DeRoy. 150 Depot Street, Bennington, Vermont. www.benningtonfarmersmarket.org.

5th thru 11th - Be Kind to Animals Week; National Pet Week

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

11th - Barrel Race by Judy and Val. Cambridge Saddle Club, 5 Fish Hatchery Rd, Cambridge, New York. cambridgesaddleclub.org 802-823-7967

11th - National Animal Disaster Preparedness Day; International Migratory Bird Day

11th an 12th - Eastern Mountain Ranch Horse Association Show. 10am. Schaghticoke Fairgrounds, Stillwater Bridge Rd., Schaghticoke, New York. info@emrha.com. www.emrha.com

12th - Open Horse Show. Cambridge Saddle Club, 5 Fish Hatchery Rd, Cambridge, New York. cambridgesaddleclub.org 802-823-7967

12th - Mother’s Day Dressage Show. Entries close May 8th. Riding Right Farm, 334 Co. Rt 59, Buskirk NY 518-677-5148 www.ridingfarm.com

18th - Education Day and Tailgate Sale. Talks, demonstrations and more about dairy goats! Buy, sell and trade small animals. Southern Vermont Dairy Goat Assoc. 5822 Rte.9 Marlboro, Vermont 518-779-7594 or 603-756-9033 www.vtgoats.com

25th - Buy, Sell & Tradeat our Tailgate sale! Free admission! Vendor Space Available, no fee! Walker’s Farm Home & Tack, Fort Ann, New York 518-639-5223 walkersfarmhomeandtack.com. See our ad!

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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 more information & 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