Saturday, January 17

February 2015

1 (Sunday): Training at SAAVI at 2:00, meeting to include meeting new puppies.

Wednesday, December 24

January 2015

4 (Sunday): Meet at 2:00 pm at SAAVI. (This is not a 4H meeting.) We'll work on moving the puppy into position, using food, and positive, constant pressure.
11 (Sunday): Streetcar outing.
18 (Sunday): Meet at 2:00 pm at SAAVI. Bring bait bags, as we'll work on leash tethering and R+ techniques.
25 (Sunday): No meeting. 

Saturday, November 22

December 2014

7 (Sunday): Holiday part at 3:00 pm at Debbie's house.  Details to follow.
14 (Sunday): Puppy kindergarten, 2:00 pm, SAAVI. B'sketti Bash, Jewish Community Center, 3:30-5:50 pm (lots of puppy petting). 
19 (Friday) and 20 (Saturday): Evals will be done at Bruegger’s Bagels at the NW corner of Tanque Verde and Sabino Canyon. It’s in the back corner under the arch, kind of between Ace Hardware and Safeway. Debbie emailed a spreadsheet with individual times. 
20 (Saturday): Holiday Parade, downtown, parade starts at 6:30 pm.
21 (Sunday): Anyone interested in going through Winterhaven should meet at 6:30 at the entrance on Fort Lowell, between Country Club and Tucson Blvd.
27 (Saturday):  Puppy kindergarten at 6 pm at Kara's (directions in Debbie's email).
28 (Sunday): No meeting,

Tuesday, October 28

November 2014

2 (Sunday): Puppy kindergarten at 2:00 pm at SAAVI for Jasleen, Carmel, and Solomon. Other puppies have the week off. 
8 (Saturday): The Las Cruces puppies will arrive in Phoenix. This doesn't affect our club, but some of you might be interested in attending. Contact Debbie for details.
9 (Sunday): Puppy kindergarten at 2:00 pm at SAAVI.
Older puppies are doing an outing that'll keep everyone more spread out. Meet at 2:00 pm at the statues in Reid Park at 22nd..
15 (Saturday): The puppy truck arrives in Phoenix. We're welcoming two new puppies and saying farewell to Bounty and Topanga.
16 (Sunday): 4H/training for all puppies at 2:00 pm at SAAVI.
23 (Saturday): Meet at Eller Dance Theater (on UA campus) at 1:30.
25 (Tuesday):  Puppy kindergarten for Carmel, Solomon, Pathfinder and Crimson will be at Kara's (5715 N. Campana Circle, Tucson), starting at 7:30 pm.
30 (Sunday): No meeting.

Saturday, September 20

October 2014

5 (Sunday): Training at 2:00 pm at SAAVI. This is for all in puppy kindergarten, plus select older  
12 (Sunday): Training at 2:00 pm at SAAVI. This is for all in puppy kindergarten, plus select older puppies. Jusdina's expecting Carmel, Solomon, Sanborn, Darrel, and Marge. Bring your bait bags. To prepare for the meeting, watch the foot tethering and loose leash videos here.
19 (Sunday): Training at 2:00 pm at SAAVI. This is a 4H meeting, and the training is for all puppies.
25 (Saturday): Yuma Fun Day, 9 am – 2 pm.
26 (Sunday): Puppy kindergarten at 2:00 pm at SAAVI.

Sunday, August 31

September 2014

7 (Sunday): Training at 2:00 pm at SAAVI. We're doing puppy exchanges, so raisers should bring all the necessary equipment plus food.
14  (Sunday): No meeting.
21 (Sunday): Tucson International Airport outing. Our guided tour of the airport, including going through security, starts at 2:00 pm from in front of the American Airlines counter. You need to be at the counter before 2:00 pm. The best parking is in the long-term lot off Tucson Blvd; it costs $4.00, and you will take a shuttle to the terminal. Tell the driver you're going to American Airlines. Bring your properly attired puppy, an empty roll-aboard (suitcase with wheels), and a picture ID. To make this easier, leave all items that might beep (big watches, jewelry, big belt buckles, etc.) at home.
28 (Sunday): No meeting.


October 25: Fun Day in Yuma

Note that Debbie and Scott will be out of town part of September and October. Jusdina will lead in Debbie's absence.

Wednesday, July 23

August 2014

Before your training meetings, watch videos on these three techniques: loose leash walking, hand tethering, ground tethering. Click here for loose leash walking and then use the options in the webpage's right margin to find the others.

3 (Sunday): Puppy kindergarten plus training for Topanga, Rusty, Patty, and Ronin at 2:00 pm at SAAVI.
10 (Sunday): Puppy kindergarten plus training for Jasleen, Bounty, Faith, Marge, and Darrell at 2:00 pm at SAAVI.
15-16 (Friday-Saturday): Evaluations. Debbie emailed the schedule. Contact her if you have questions.
17 (Sunday): Puppy wash at Debbie's [5681 N. Chieftan (near Sunrise and Kolb)] starting at 2:00. Please bring your grooming equipment (brush, toothbrush/paste, ear cleaner) and a bucket, if you have one. Debbie hs shampoo, but if you have a shampoo you prefer, bring that too. All puppies should attend. (Note too that this is a community service project for Gaby’s brother’s confirmation class.)
24 (Sunday): Training for all puppies and and 4H  meeting at 2:00 pm at SAAVI.
31 (Sunday): No meeting.


October 25: Fun Day in Yuma