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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
  • 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
  • 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

Sundays

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

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

1st - Dog and cat adoption event. 11am at Petco in Bennington, Vermont. Pets from 2nd Chance Animal Center, Arlington, Vermont

1st & 15th - Come shop indoors at The Bennington Winter Farmer’s Market! 1st & 3rd Saturdays 10-1pm. Where there’s more then just vegetables! Local produce, baked goods, dairy products, meats, honey, eggs & syrup, more! Live entertainment.  Feb 15th: Dave Kellner and Dave Banulis. First Baptist Church, 601 Main St., Bennington, Vermont. www.benningtonfarmersmarket.org

5th - 4-H Shooting Sports programs for youth. Eight to ten week series covers archery, air guns, .22 caliber rifle, shotguns, muzzleloaders as well as conservation.  Hudson Falls Fish & Game Club, Hudson Falls, NY. Contact the Washington County CCE office at 518-746-2560; 1-800-548-0881

5th - “The Grateful Fed” dinner. 50% of the proceeds from your dinner will be donated to 2nd Chance Animal Center, Arlington, Vermont for veterinary care and medical treatment programs. The Grille at Mount Anthony Country Club in Bennington, Vermont. For information about Second Chance Animal Center or this event, visit our website at 2ndchanceanimalcenter.org or call 802-375-2898

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

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-15th - Homes for Birds Week

10th & 11th - The 144th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, Madison Square Gardens, NYC

14th - Pet Theft Awareness Day

14th-17th - 22nd Annual Great Backyard Bird Count

15th - Annual Mac and Cheese contest! Enter your own or be a judge! Plus our Cookbook Exchange. 10 to 1pm. Bennington Winter Farmers' Market, First Baptist Church, 601 Main St., Bennington, Vermont. www.benningtonfarmersmarket.org

15th - No Hoof, No Horse Seminar with Shawn Morrell of Rood & Riddle Saratoga, NY. 10m. Free admission. Walker’s Farm Home & Tack, Fort Ann, New York 518-639-5223 walkersfarmhomeandtack.com

20th & March 28th - Orderby Feb 20th for Chick day March 28th! Chicks arriving and time to pick up your order. Country Power Products, 2339 State Rt 40, Greenwich, New York  518-692-1015 www.CountryPowerProducts.com

20th - Love Your Pet Day

20th - Keeping Your Horse Healthy. 6pm. Sponsored by Walker’s Farm Home & Tack, Fort Ann, New York 518-639-5223 walkersfarmhomeandtack.com. Held at Washington County Fair, Greenwich, New York

22nd - National Walk Your Dog Day

22nd-29th - National FFA Week

23rd - International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day

25th - Spay Day USA / World Spay Day

26th - Deadline for All Submissions for March Issue of CCN.

27th - International Polar Bear Day

29th - Sheep & Goat Seminar! Dr. Melissa Murray & Dr. Dr Shelly Landmesser from Battenkill Veterinary Bovine will be presenting this seminar. 10-Noon. Lots of information will be shared! Walker’s Farm Home & Tack, Fort Ann, New York 518-639-5223 walkersfarmhomeandtack.com

March and Onward
  • Professional Pet Sitters Month
  • Poison Prevention Month
  • National Animal Welfare Month
  • Adopt A Rescued Guinea Pig Month
  • Dolphin Awareness Month
  • Maple Sugar Month

1st - National Pig Day; National Horse Protection Day; Save the Rhino Day
2nd - Porky Pig's Birthday
3rd - Next issue of Creature’s Corner News. See you then!
3rd - If Pets Had Thumbs Day
7th - Arm Knitting Class! Learn how to make a scarf! 11:30am. Walker’s Farm Home & Tack, Fort Ann, New York 518-639-5223 walkersfarmhomeandtack.com
7th - POP Club The Power of Produce! at The Bennington Winter Farmer’s Market! 10-1pm. Where there’s more then just vegetables!  Live entertainment. First Baptist Church, 601 Main St., Bennington, Vermont. www.benningtonfarmersmarket.org
7th & 8th - NEACA Gun, Knife, Militaria & Survival Show. Family friendly atmosphere. Franklin Center at the Howe 1 Scale Ave, Rutland, Vermont. Find discount coupon in 2020 January issue.. 518-664-9743 www.NEACA.com
7th & 21st - Come shop indoors at The Bennington Winter Farmer’s Market! 1st & 3rd Saturdays 10-1pm. Where there’s more then just vegetables! Local produce, baked goods, dairy products, meats, honey, eggs & syrup, more! Live entertainment. First Baptist Church, 601 Main St., Bennington, Vermont. www.benningtonfarmersmarket.org
10th - 28th Annual Pancake Breakfast! 8:30-2pm. Come join us for delicious pancakes and good fun. Walker’s Farm Home & Tack, Fort Ann, New York 518-639-5223 walkersfarmhomeandtack.com
13th - K-9 Veterans Day
14th - Equine Nutrition Seminar! Is Your Horse Looking & Working Its Best? Find answers to your feeding questions. 10am. Walker’s Farm Home & Tack, Fort Ann, New York 518-639-5223 walkersfarmhomeandtack.com
14th & 15th - NEACA Gun, Knife, Militaria & Survival Show. Family friendly atmosphere. Ramada Inn & Conference Center 542 Route 9, Fishkill, New York. Please check our website. 518-664-9743 www.NEACA.com
16th-22nd - National Animal Poison Prevention Week
21st - Nutrition Seminar! Is Your Horse Looking & Working Its Best? Free admission. 10am. Walker’s Farm Home & Tack, Fort Ann, New York 518-639-5223 walkersfarmhomeandtack.com
22nd - Eastern Mountain Ranch Horse Association will be hosting a no cost, informational seminar. Questions and Answers about showing Ranch Horse with ARHA. How to Win that “New Comer Saddle” 10am. Free Coffee & Donuts Served. Schaghticoke Fair Office, 69 Stillwater Bridge Rd,  Schaghticoke, NY
www.emrha.com
23rd - National Puppy Day; Cuddly Kitten Day
28th - Annual Ride Into Spring 2020 Event! Demonstrations, speakers and great sales! 10am.Free Admission! Walker’s Farm Home & Tack, Fort Ann, New York 518-639-5223 walkersfarmhomeandtack.com
28th - Respect Your Cat Day
28th & 29th - NEACA Gun, Knife, Militaria & Survival Show. Family friendly atmosphere. Polish Community Center, 225 Washington Ave. Ext. Albany, New York.  Please check our website. 518-664-9743 www.NEACA.com

April

8th, 15th, 22nd, and 29th - “The Grateful Fed” dinner. 50% of the proceeds from your dinner will be donated to 2nd Chance Animal Center, Arlington, Vermont for veterinary care and medical treatment programs. Zoey’s Double Hex in Manchester Center, Vermont. For information about Second Chance Animal Center or this event, visit our website at 2ndchanceanimalcenter.org or call 802-375-2898

 

May

May 2nd - 1st Tailgate Sale of Spring! 9am. Buy, trade and sell! Homemade goods, small animals, crafts, etc. Vendor space available Free Admission! Walker’s Farm Home & Tack, Fort Ann, New York 518-639-5223 walkersfarmhomeandtack.com
May 15th-17th - Eastern Mountain Ranch Horse Association Horse Show. Schaghticoke Fairgrounds, 69 Stillwater Bridge Rd,  Schaghticoke, NY www.emrha.com
May 23rd - Tailgate Sale! 9am. Buy, trade and sell! Homemade goods, small animals, crafts, etc. Vendor space available Free Admission! Walker’s Farm Home & Tack, Fort Ann, New York 518-639-5223 walkersfarmhomeandtack.com
May 30th - Come On Baby & Rescue Me!Adoption event! 10am Free admission. Walker’s Farm Home & Tack, Fort Ann, New York 518-639-5223 walkersfarmhomeandtack.com

 

June

June 5th & 6th - Strolling of the Heifers Expo and Parade. One of Vermont’s top events. Brattleboro, Vermont
June 13th - Tailgate Sale! 9am. Buy, trade and sell! Homemade goods, small animals, crafts, etc. Vendor space available Free Admission! Walker’s Farm Home & Tack, Fort Ann, New York 518-639-5223 walkersfarmhomeandtack.com
June 19th-21st - Eastern Mountain Ranch Horse Association Horse Show. Schaghticoke Fairgrounds, 69 Stillwater Bridge Rd,  Schaghticoke, NY www.emrha.com

 

August

August 7th-9th - Eastern Mountain Ranch Horse Association Horse Show. Schaghticoke Fairgrounds, 69 Stillwater Bridge Rd,  Schaghticoke, NY www.emrha.com

September
September 18th-20th - Eastern Mountain Ranch Horse Association Horse Show. Schaghticoke Fairgrounds, 69 Stillwater Bridge Rd,  Schaghticoke, NY www.emrha.com

 

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