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Saturday, October 1

October 2016

2 (Sunday): puppy kindergarten, 2:00 pm @ SAAVI
9 (Sunday): 4H/training – all puppies, 2:00 pm @ SAAVI
16 (Sunday): puppy kindergarten, 2:00 pm S@ AAVI
22 (Saturday): Yuma Fun Day (see below), registration @ 9:00 am
23 (Sunday): puppy kindergarten, 2:00 pm @ SAAVI
29 (Saturday): Bye Bye Birdie @ Pima Comm College West, time TBA
30 (Sunday): puppy kindergarten, 2:00 pm @ SAAVI

UPCOMING
What:  Yuma Fun Day  ¡Viva La Fiesta! [registration]
When:  Saturday October 22nd, 2016
Where: Yuma Crossing Park, 201 N. 4th Avenue Yuma, AZ 85364

Saturday, August 27

September 2016

4 (Sunday): no meeting
11 (Sunday): 4H/Training at SAAVI, 2:00 pm. If you have any club equipment such as crates or x-pens that you are not using, please bring it to this meeting. We have new puppies arriving. 
18 (Sunday): bowling at Lucky Strike Bowling Alley, 4015 E. Speedway, 2:00 pm [club is paying]
25 (Sunday): puppy kindergarten for our four new puppies, SAAVI, 2:00 pm.

UPCOMING
What:  Yuma Fun Day  ¡Viva La Fiesta! [registration]
When:  Saturday October 22nd, 2016
Where: Yuma Crossing Park, 201 N. 4th Avenue Yuma, AZ 85364

Sunday, July 31

August 2016

7 (Sunday): 4H meeting and puppy kindergarden training at SAAVI at 2:00 pm
14 (Sunday): Puppy kindergarden with select older puppies at SAAVI at 2:00 pm
21 (Sunday): Puppy kindergarden with select older puppies at SAAVI at 2:00 pm. We'll work on recall and crate behavior. Also, please bring a long line if you have one.
28 (Sunday): Birthday party at 2:00 pm for six puppies! The club will provide hot dogs and Frosty Paws. RSVP to Debbie if you're able to attend. Please bring a side, drink, or dessert. Bring a suit and towel if you'd like to swim. Address = 14040 South Burnt Corral Court in Vail (gate code = *7707).

Monday, June 27

July 2016

3 (Sunday): No meeting. DO NOT TAKE YOUR PUPPY TO ANY TYPE OF FIREWORKS DISPLAY!
10 (Sunday): 4H/Training at SAAVI at 2:00 for all puppies. Please bring your puppy’s favorite toy.  Also, please have your puppy under control when you come into the meeting. If your puppy is pulling you, turn around and try again, using food.
13 (Wednesday): Those signed up to go to Fun Day, meet at Debbie’s house no later than 5:45 AM.
17 (Sunday): No meeting.
24 (Sunday): Puppy kindergarten at SAAVI at 2:00 for all puppies. Please bring your nail clippers. If your puppy is averse to having its nails clipped, please read the nail clipping protocol on the website.
31 (Sunday): Puppy kindergarten at SAAVI at 2:00 (optional for older puppies).

Sunday, May 22

June 2016


4 (Saturday): We need puppies (and handlers) to attend the FFA convention at the Radisson Airport Hotel (4550 S Palo Verde Road). We set up a table and hand out information on Paws for the Cause and Guide Dogs for the Blind.  The time is from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm. Debbie's asking that all puppies be there for some period of time. If you can’t make it, maybe someone who doesn’t have a puppy could stand in for you. 
5 (Sunday): 4H/training at SAAVI, 2:00 pm. Please bring with you any of the following items: musical instruments (including drums), a pocket pet (e.g., snake, turtle, hamster), balloons to blow up and pop, toys that make noise, an umbrella, hiking pole, brushes and combs, a walker or wheelchair, a weird big hat, masks, gloves, an airline crate, a fan, a squirt bottle. Doesn't this sound fun?!
9 (Thursday): Evals with Deana, location TBD
11 (Saturday): Phoenix Guide Dog Luncheon from 10 am to 2 pm at Tempe Mission Palms Hotel. There is no charge for this luncheon for raisers/sitters/friends,and it’s open to current raisers, sitters, past raisers, future raisers, people with career changes. (Please register if you're going.)
12 (Sunday): no meeting
19 (Sunday): no meeting
26 (Sunday): outing TBD

Saturday, April 30

May 2016

1 (Sunday): 4H/training at SAAVI, 2:00 pm. Please do not relieve your dog prior to the meeting.
8 (Sunday): no meeting, Mother’s Day
15 (Sunday): outing to Tucson Mall, 2:00 pm. Please meet at the Food Court, right door as you walk into the mall.
22 (Sunday): no meeting
29 (Sunday): no meeting

Saturday, March 26

April 2016

3 (Sunday): 4H/training at SAAVI, 2:00 pm. Please bring a water bottle of any kind (plastic disposable or reusable) – something you can carry comfortably in one hand.
6 (Wednesday): Visit to Oro Valley Hospital rehab unit, 3:00 (location to TBA)
10 (Sunday): Training on paw pads, SAAVI, 2:00 pm. Please watch the relevant videos towards the bottom of this GDB page.
17 (Sunday): Outing to the County Fair – 1:00 pm,  Pima County Fair Grounds
24 (Sunday): No meeting
30 (Saturday): Silver Award presentation for the Girl Scouts, 9:00 – 9:30 am, Loft Cinema, 3233 E Speedway Blvd.