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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.
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.
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.

Saturday, February 20

March 2016

5 (Saturday): Presentation to Delta Gamma (our biggest donor). This will be at Skyline Country Club (Skyline and Swan) at about noon. More details to follow.
6 (Sunday): 4H/training at SAAVI for all puppies at 2 pm. Bring your nail-cutting equipment!
13 (Sunday): Puppy kindergarten.
20 (Sunday): Outing to performance of The Music Man at Pima Community College West (2202 W. Anklam Road). Be there at 1:30 to give us time to get organized, get our puppies relieved, and get to our seats for a 2:00 play.
27 (Sunday): No meeting.

Saturday, February 6

February 2016

7 (Sunday): Outing to Sabino Canyon. As this'll include a tram ride, please bring $4.00 in cash (no debit or credit cards). Parking is $5.00/car. If you want to with people who Golden Passports (free parking), be at Debbie's house (5681 N. Chieftan) no later than 1:00 to carpool. If you prefer not to do this (or are late), the entrance to Sabino Canyon is on Sabino Canyon Road, just north of Sunrise Drive. 
14 (Sunday): Happy Valentine’s Day! Puppy kindergarten at SAAVI at 2:00 pm.
21 (Sunday): FFA outing to the Flowing Wells Ag Facility. This is at the corner of Knox and Ponoma. Ponoma is a neighborhood street of Roger Rd west of Flowing Wells. A reference address could be 1540 Knox St - the house on the opposite corner. Be there by 2 pm.
26 (Friday): We'll be presenting to the students at Khalsa Montessori School (3701 E River Rd, across from the JCC) at 2:30 pm. Whether you can make it or not, contact Debbie. She needs your dog either way.
28 (Sunday): Puppy kindergarten at SAAVI at 2:00 pm. We'll be working on sit, down, stay, and stand, as well as dog-to-dog interaction and learning about a new training method.

Saturday, December 26

January 2016

3 (Sunday): 4H and training at SAAVI for all puppies, 2:00 pm.
10 (Sunday): no meeting
17 (Sunday): Meet at 2:00 pm at the Starbucks on the NW cordner of Speedway and Wilmot
24 (Sunday): no meeting
31 (Sunday): training at SAAVI, 2:00 pm

UPCOMING: Evals for puppies older than 6 months at Starbucks (above) with Deana