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Thursday, November 17

December 2016

4 (Sunday): Hike at Catalina State Park, starting at 1:00 pm. The park entrance fees are as follows:
  • per vehicle (1-4 adults): $7.00
  • individual/bicycle: $3.00
 11 (Sunday): B’sketti Bash at Jewish Community Center, 3:30 – 5:30 pm.  You don’t need to stay for two hours but Debbie would like all puppies to be there for some period of time.
17 (Saturday): Holiday Parade with SAAVI (and possibly evals with Rick)
18 (Sunday): Meet Scott and Debbie at Winterhaven at 6:30 pm for walk through.
25 (Sunday): No meeting - Merry Christmas.

UPCOMING IN JANUARY:
1 (Sunday): No meeting - Happy New Year.
8 (Sunday): Meeting at SAAVI.
14 (Saturday): Statewide training to be held at Trinity Presbyterian Church (400 E University Blvd, Tucson). Because we are hosting, we need food (coffee, juice, pastry or donuts or bagels for the morning, and lunch). Joanna will be the committee chair responsible for organizing this and is looking for members willing to help. Please contact her if you'd like to be on the committee. Also, if you have any ideas for training exercises, please Joanna and Debbie know. We will run these by Rick to see what he would like to do.

Thursday, November 10

November 2016

6 (Sunday): Training at Reid Park for prospective raisers
13 (Sunday): Training outing to UA – Meet at the Second Street Garage, top floor, at 2:00 pm. This UA garage is on 2nd Street, just north of the Student Union. If you take Speedway, drop south on Mountain Ave. Drive into campus on Mountain and turn left onto 2nd Street at a stoplight. The entrance into the garage is on the right, less than a block from Mountain.
20 (Sunday): Training/4H at SAAVI at 2:00 pm.
27 (Sunday): No meeting.

Saturday, October 1

October 2016

2 (Sunday): puppy kindergarten, 2:00 pm @ SAAVI
9 (Sunday): 4H/training – all puppies, 2:00 pm @ SAAVI. Please bring your grooming equipment to this meeting.
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. The play starts at 2:00, but Debbie asks that everyone be there at 1:30. Tickets are $10. Little puppies are too young to attend. Contact Debbie asap if you're attending; she needs a head count to buy tickets 
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