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2018
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November 28
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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
  • 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

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
  • 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.
    Please see our ad.


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

6th & 20th - Gymkhana Under the lights. 6:30pm.Cambridge Saddle Club, Cambridge, NewYork 802-823-7967 www.cambridgesaddleclub.org

8th - Flagship AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day

8th - 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

8th - Tailgate Sale 9-Noon.Buy, sell trade small animals and more! See our ad for details. Walker's Farm Home & Tack, Fort Ann, New York 518-639-5223 walkersfarmhomeandtack.com

8th - National Iguana Awareness Day

8th - Live entertainment "Aura Shards" at The Bennington Farmer's Market! Where there's more then just vegetables! 10-1pm 150 Depot St, Bennington, Vermont. www.benningtonfarmersmarket.org

9th - Open Horse Show Starts at 9am. Cambridge Saddle Club, Cambridge, NewYork 802-823-7967 www.cambridgesaddleclub.org

9th - National Pet Memorial Day

9th - Dog Days of Summer Pool Party. 1pm. White's Pool, Rutland, Vermont. Sponsored by Rutland County Humane Society. Informaton 802-483-6700 www.rchsvt.org

9th - 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

9th - Annual Woofstock 5K Race & Dog Walk at The Common on First Street in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Craft fair, beer tent, live music, canine games, raffles and more! Benefits go to Berkshire Humane Society, Inc, 214 Barker Road, Pittsfield, Massachusetts. www.berkshirehumane.org

10th - National Hug Your Hound Day

13th - Pet Birth Defect Awareness Day

15th - International Red Panda Day

15th - Hay, Grain & Feeding Your Goats! 11am. Workshop, with Andrew Beals from Poulin Grains. Please see our ad for details. Pot-luck lunch! SVDGA Clubhouse Grounds, Rte. 9, Marlboro, Vermont. Please see our ad for more details or www.vtgoats.com 518-779-7594 or 603-756-9033

15th - Open House! Come visit and see what we're all about! Tour barn facilities, walk the property, cross country field, say hi to the horses, and meet trainers and staff! 1pm. See our ad on back page. Wilden's Run Farm, 135 Tubbs Road, Pownal, Vermont 845-594-7769 www.wildensrunfarm.com & FaceBook

15th - Daytime Gymkhana Starts at 9am. Cambridge Saddle Club, Cambridge, NewYork 802-823-7967 www.cambridgesaddleclub.org

15th - Live entertainment "Cindy and Kelly" at The Bennington Farmer's Market! Where there's more then just vegetables! 10-1pm 150 Depot St, Bennington, Vermont. www.benningtonfarmersmarket.org

15th thru 22nd - National Farm Animals Week

16th September
- 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

16th - Puppy Mill Awareness Day; Responsible Dog Ownership Day

16th - 11th Annual Dock Diving Event! 11am. The Palms at Prospect Bay, Bomoseen, Vermont. Sponsored by Rutland County Humane Society. Informaton 802-483-6700 www.rchsvt.org

16th thru 22nd - National Farm Safety & Health Week

21st - CSC Barrel Race Starts at 7pm. Cambridge Saddle Club, Cambridge, NewYork 802-823-7967 www.cambridgesaddleclub.org

22nd - Rabies Vaccination Clinic. 10am. See our ad for details. Walker's Farm Home & Tack, Fort Ann, New York 518-639-5223 walkersfarmhomeandtack.com

22nd - Versatility Clinic With Pete Whitmore 9am. Followed by a Benefit Versatility/trail/obstacle competition and Jackpot Gymkhana Starts at 11am. Cambridge Saddle Club, Cambridge, NewYork 802-823-7967 www.cambridgesaddleclub.org

22nd - TREC Trail Obstacle Clinic. We will be covering two of the three TREC phases. 9-4pm. Hampshire County Riding Club, 140 Ball Road Goshen, Mass. lisekrieger@comcast.net, 203-685-2308 http://trec-usa.org/

22nd - National Elephant Appreciation Day; International Rabbit Day

22nd - Ride for Rescue at Merck Forest, Vermont to benefit The Dorset Equine Rescue, East Dorset, Vermont 802-362-5888 www.thedorsetequinerescue.org

22nd - Live entertainment "Hale Mtn. Pickers" at The Bennington Farmer's Market! Where there's more then just vegetables! 10-1pm 150 Depot St, Bennington, Vermont. www.benningtonfarmersmarket.org

22nd & 23rd - 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 - Autumnal Equinox. First day of Autumn; National Hunting and Fishing Day; Dogs in Politics Day. Recognizing the dogs of politicians.

22nd and 23rd - Adirondack Wool and Arts Festival. Free kids activities, fun for the whole family. See our ad page 23. Washington County Fairgrounds, Greenwich, New York. www.adkwoolandarts.com

23rd thru 29th - National Deaf Dog Awareness Week; Sea Otter Awareness Week

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

26th - Deadline for all CCN submissions for the October Issue.

27th - Fish Amnesty Day

28th - World Rabies Day

28th - NCBRA Barrel Race Starts at 11am. Cambridge Saddle Club, Cambridge, NewYork 802-823-7967 www.cambridgesaddleclub.org

29th - National Goose Day

29th - Live entertainment "Tony and Shira" at The Bennington Farmer's Market! Where there's more then just vegetables! 10-1pm 150 Depot St, Bennington, Vermont. www.benningtonfarmersmarket.org

29th & 30th - National Alpaca Farm Days

30th - Old Timers Show Starts at 9am. Cambridge Saddle Club, Cambridge, NewYork 802-823-7967 www.cambridgesaddleclub.org

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October
  • Adopt-a-Dog Month
  • Adopt a Shelter Dog Month
  • National Service Dog Month
  • National Animal Safety and Protection Month
  • Bat Appreciation Month
  • Feral Hog Month
  • Squirrel Awareness Month
  • World Animal Month

1st - Dogs In Service To Mankind Day

1st thru 7th - National Walk Your Dog Week; Animal Welfare Week

2nd - Next Issue of CCN! See you then!


2nd - World Farm Animals Day

3rd - National Butterfly & Hummingbird Day

4th - World Animals Day; Feast of St. Francis. Blessing of the Animals

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

6th - Tailgate Sale 9-Noon.Buy, sell trade small animals and more! See our ad for details. Walker's Farm Home & Tack, Fort Ann, New York 518-639-5223 walkersfarmhomeandtack.com

7th - Tailgate Sale. Schaghticoke Fair, Rtes. 67 & 40, Schaghticoke, New York 518-753-4411 www.schaghticokefair.com

12th - National Pet Obesity Awareness Day

13th - Annual Fall Festival. 10am.Buy, sell trade! Vendor space available. See our ad for details. Walker's Farm Home & Tack, Fort Ann, New York 518-639-5223 walkersfarmhomeandtack.com

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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November
10th - BreyerFest!.Breyer horse lovers day! 10am. Buy, sell trade! Vendor space available. See our ad for details. Walker's Farm Home & Tack, Fort Ann, New York 518-639-5223 walkersfarmhomeandtack.com

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