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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 a streetcar outing. Meet at 2:00 pm at Trinity Presbyterian Church (400 E University Blvd; corner of 4th Ave and University). Park in the church's lot. The streetcar costs $4 (unless you already have a card). We will ride the streetcar to the U of Arizona and walk around campus.
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. Puppy kindergarten will be at Kara's during the week (date and time TBD).
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.

UPCOMING

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.

UPCOMING

October 25: Fun Day in Yuma

Friday, June 27

July 2014

6 (Sunday): no meeting
9-13: Trip for Fun Day in San Rafael. Further details TBA.
  • Leave from Debbie’s house at 6 am on Wednesday the 9th. Arrive in San Rafael around 11 am on Thursday the 10th.
  • Leave San Rafael around 3 pm on Saturday the 12th. Arrive in Tucson (Debbie's house) around 4 pm on Sunday the 13th.
20 (Sunday): Starting with a short 4H meeting, following by training for all puppies at SAAVI at 2:00
27 (Sunday): Puppy kindergarten at SAAVI at 2:00. Since Jasleen is the only new puppy, Debbie needs several others to attend weekly meetings at SAAVI.

UPCOMING

October 25: Fun Day in Yuma

Tuesday, May 27

June 2014

1 (Sunday): 4H/training at SAAVI at 2:00 - How to take your puppy's vitals
5 (Thursday): FFA event at Holiday Inn on Palo Verde from 10 am to 3 pm
15 (Sunday): Pool party at Debbie's: 2:00 pm, 5681 N. Chieftan Trail. Bring your booties because the flagstone is hot, hot, hot!
29 (Sunday): Outing to Frost (SW corner of Ina and Oracle, next to Whole Foods). Puppies should be in head collars, attached to their leashes. Note if you're heading WEST on Ina: You cannot make a left turn onto Oracle. Instead, go through the light and make a left or u-turn at the next light west of the intersection. A left turn at that light will get you into the strip mall that contains Frost.

UPCOMING

July 6: No meeting
July 9-13: Trip for Fun Day in San Rafael
July 20: Training at SAAVI at 2:00
October 25: Fun Day in Yuma

Sunday, May 18

May 2014

4 (Sunday): 4H/training at SAAVI
11 (Sunday): Bowling at 3:00 (note time change) at Lucky Strike Bowl, 4015 E. Speedway, east of Alvernon, north side. The club will pay for this.

UPCOMING
June 4: Training at SAAVI, 2:00 pm
June 29: Outing to Frost, 2:00 pm, Oracle and InaJuly 12: Fun Day in San Rafael
October 25: Fun Day in Yuma