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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

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! Hale Mtn Fish and Game Club, Shaftsbury, Vermont. 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

Fridays

  • "Pony Pals" Age 6 & under. Introduction to horsemanship. Pony rides & fun games. 11-Noon $10. Shanderhof Farm, N. Shaftsbury, Vermont 802-379-5300
    www.shanderhof-farm.com

Saturdays

  • 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

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

4th thru 8th - Homes for Birds Week

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

8th, 15th and March 1st - 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. 6:30-9pm. Classes at the Vermont Veterans Home, Crispe Room, Bennington, Vermont. To sign up or for more information contact Jeanne Davis 802-823-7955, jdavisbwheat@comcast.net

10th - 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

11th - 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

12th & 13th - The 141st Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. Madison Square Gardens, NYC

14th - Group canine obedience classes begin. 6 week course, 1 hour sessions. For More Information or to register, call MYNE Training and Boarding Facility, Argyle, New York 518-638-6985  www.mynetrainingandboarding.com

14th - National Pet Theft Awareness Day

16th thru 19th - 20th Annual Great Backyard Bird Count

17th - Come shop The Bennington Farmerís Market indoors! Locally produced fresh greens and vegetables, baked goods, dairy products, meats, honey & syrup, more! Plus Ready to eat at the Cafe. 10-1pm First Baptist Church, 601 Main St, Bennington, Vermont. www.benningtonfarmersmarket.org

17th - Last day to order chicks to ensure delivery for March 24th Chick Day! Country Power Products, Rt. 40, Greenwich, New York 518-692-1015. CountryPowerProducts.com

17th - Beef Cattle Seminar with Veterinarians from Granville Veterinary Service, Large Animal at 10am. Covering a number of informative topics. Free. Please see our ad. Walkerís Farm Home and Tack, 5565 State Rt 4, Fort Ann, New York 518-639-5223 walkersfarmhomeandtack.com

17th thru 24th - National FFA Week

18th - 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

20th - Love-Your-Pet Day


22nd - Walking the Dog Day

23rd - International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day

27th - International Polar Bear Day

28th - Annual World Spay Day & Spay Day USA

28th - Deadline for all CCN March issue submissions.

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March
  • 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

1st - 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. 6:30-9pm. Classes at the Vermont Veterans Home, Crispe Room, Bennington, Vermont. To sign up or for more information contact Jeanne Davis 802-823-7955, jdavisbwheat@comcast.net

2nd - Porky Pig's Birthday

3rd - Equine Metabolic Concerns Seminar with Veterinarians from Granville Veterinary Service, Large Animal & Nutrena. 10am.Covering a number of informative topics. Free. Please see our ad. Walkerís Farm Home and Tack, 5565 State Rt 4, Fort Ann, New York 518-639-5223  walkersfarmhomeandtack.com

3rd - If Pets Had Thumbs Day

3rd & 4th - NEACA Arms Fair & Sportsmanís Expo. Family friendly atmosphere. Rutland, Vermont, Winter Show at Franklin Center At the Howe, 1 Scale Avenue #92. Please see our ad for more information & check website. 518-664-9743 www.NEACA.com

3rd & 17th - Come shop The Bennington Farmerís Market indoors! Locally produced fresh greens and vegetables, baked goods, dairy products, meats, honey & syrup, more! Plus Ready to eat at the Cafe. 10-1pm First Baptist Church, 601 Main St, Bennington, Vermont. www.benningtonfarmersmarket.org

6th - Next issue of Creature's Corner News! See you then.

13th - K-9 Veterans Day

13th - 26th Annual Pancake Breakfast. Pancakes served from 8am till 2pm. In Store Specials all day! Walker's Farm Home and Tack, 5565 State Rt 4, Fort Ann, New York 518-639-5223  walkersfarmhomeandtack.com

17th - Pasture Management Seminar with by Aaron Gabriel of Cornell Cooperative Extension. 10am. Covering a number of informative topics. Free. Please see our ad. Walkerís Farm Home and Tack, 5565 State Rt 4, Fort Ann, New York 518-639-5223 walkersfarmhomeandtack.com

17th - 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. See our ad.

19th thru 25th - National Animal Poison Prevention Week

23rd - National Puppy Day

24th - Chick Day! Live Chicks Will Be Here! Pick up your orders and/or choose from the large variety available! Country Power Products, Rt. 40, Greenwich, New York 518-692-1015.  CountryPowerProducts.com

24th & 25th - NEACA Arms Fair & Sportsmanís Expo. Family friendly atmosphere. Albany, New York. Polish Community Center Arms Fair, 225 Washington Ave. Ext. Please see our ad for more information & check website. 518-664-9743 www.NEACA.com

25th - Berkshire Humane Society's Coffee Hour Speaking Series presents Cannabidiol (CBD) & Pets: A Natural Alternative for Pain and Inflammation. 2pm with Cheryl Hutto. Family Dog School room, Berkshire Humane Society, 214 Barker Road, Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Free! Reserve a spot, 413-447-7878, X129 or ebrown@berkshirehumane.org

28th - Respect Your Cat Day

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April to June
April 7th - Dog & Cat Rabies Clinic. 10 to 2pm. Walkerís Farm Home and Tack, 5565 State Rt 4, Fort Ann, New York 518-639-5223 walkersfarmhomeandtack.com

April 7th & 8th - NEACA Arms Fair & Sportsmanís Expo. Family friendly atmosphere. Fishkill, New York, Ramada Inn & Conference Center, 542 Rt. 9. Please see our ad for more information & check website. 518-664-9743 www.NEACA.com

April 7th & 21st - Come shop The Bennington Farmer's Market indoors! Locally produced fresh greens and vegetables, baked goods, dairy products, meats, honey & syrup, more! Plus Ready to eat at the Cafe. 10-1pm First Baptist Church, 601 Main St, Bennington, Vermont. www.benningtonfarmersmarket.org

April 14th & 15th - NEACA Arms Fair & Sportsmanís Expo. Family friendly atmosphere. NY Capital District Show. Location to be announced. Please see our ad for more information & check website. 518-664-9743 www.NEACA.com


April 21st - Annual Ride Into Spring Event! 10 to 4pm. Watch for more information! Walker's Farm Home and Tack, 5565 State Rt 4, Fort Ann, New York 518-639-5223 walkersfarmhomeandtack.com

April 28th - 16th Annual Humane Race! This yearís race will be timed and will include a 1-mile fun walk. Dogs welcome! Berkshire Humane Society, Inc., 214 Barker Road, Pittsfield, Massachusetts. www.berkshirehumane.org

April 28th & 29th - NEACA Arms Fair & Sportsmanís Expo. Family friendly atmosphere. Manchester Center, Vermont, Riley Rink, 410 Hunter Park Rd., Historic Rt 7A. Please see our ad for more information & check website. 518-664-9743 www.NEACA.com

May 5th - Tail Gate Sale #1. 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

June 1st, 2nd & 3rd - Strolling of the Heifers. A wildly successful and family friendly event. Brattleboro, Vermont. www.strollingoftheheifers.com

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