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Thursday, March 27

April 2014

5 (Saturday): Outing to Kara and Jonathan’s kickball tournament/bake sale (a fund raising opportunity for our club.) The sale will be at Joaquin Murrieta Park, located at Silverbell and Speedway on the east side of the street. We'll set up at 10 am and finish mid-afternoon.
6 (Sunday):  Training and 4H meeting to review new protocols from statewide training, and puppy kindergarten. Both will be at SAAVI at 2:00 pm. With the exceptions of Fanta and Darrell, please do not relieve your puppy before you get there.
12-13 (Sunday): Evals at food court in Target at 4040 N. Oracle, (NE corner of Oracle and Roger).
20 (Sunday): no meeting
26 (Saturday): Outing to County Fair. Meet at the main gate at 10:00 am, FREE ADMISSION until noon with a $5.00 or more receipt from any Bruegger’s Bagels! Otherwise, admission is $8 for adults, $5 for children under 10. Parking is $5, and this is not included in the Bruegger’s offer.
27 (Sunday): Puppy Kindergarten 2:00 pm at SAAVI

UPCOMING
Jul 12: Fun Day in San Rafael
Oct 25: Fun Day in Yuma

Sunday, February 23

March 2014

2 (Sunday): We're meeting at Molino Basin Campground off the Catalina Highway around 1:30 for a quasi-potluck. The club will supply hot dog and hamburger meat and buns. Bring your own drinks, and bring sides (e.g., chips) and desserts to share. Please RSVP to Debbie so she gets a head count. Drive through the fee station. Our fees have already been covered. If you want to hike with Barry and Linda, arrive by 10 am.
7 (Friday): Presentation to home schoolers at 1:45. The location is near Broadway and Pantano.
9 (Sunday): No meeting.
15 (Saturday): The puppy truck's arriving in Phoenix, and Debbie's assuming that Otis, Niner, and Nimbus will leave on it.
16 (Sunday): 4H club meeting and training at SAAVI (meet the new puppies).
22 (Saturday): The statewide training day for raisers will be from 10 AM to 5 PM. Location TBA.
23 (Sunday): Puppy kindergarten at SAAVI at 2:00 pm.
30 (Sunday): Outing to Tucson Mall at 2:00 pm (no kindergarten this week). Meet at the food court, right side as you walk in from the outside. Don’t forget your bait bags.

UPCOMING
Apr 5: Outing to Kara and Jonathan’s kickball tournament/bake sale (a fund raising opportunity for our club.)
Apr 13: Outing to mall
Jul 12: Fun Day in San Rafael
Oct 25: Fun Day in Yuma

Saturday, January 18

February 2014

1-2 (Saturday-Sunday): Evals. Each of you has your timeslots. EVALS CANCELLED! But remember your Heartguard!
3 (Monday): We're making a presentation at 1:30 pm to the 4th and 5th graders at Soleng Tom Elementary School [10520 E Camino Quince, Tucson, AZ 85748]. Directions: East on Broadway to Houghton Road; turn right. South on Houghton Road to Camino Quince; turn left. If you're joining this event, please let Debbie know.
9 (Sunday): Outing on Sun Trans bus: Meet at the Tohono Transit Center across from Tucson Mall at 1:15 for boarding practice and "passenger" distraction training. The bus departs at 1:45 for a 10-minute ride to Fort Lowell. Northbound bus picks up at 2:10 and deposits passengers at Tohono transit Center about 2:20. We should be completely finished in an hour-ish. Bring $1.50 in exact change for each way!
16 (Sunday): 4H/training at SAAVI at 2:00.
23 (Sunday): No meeting (rodeo weekend). But remember to fill out your monthly report on the web. (If this doesn't work, email your report to Debbie as usual.) You have an hour and a half to fill out the report, and it cannot be saved once you start it.

UPCOMING
Mar 2:  picnic/hike, goodbye party at Molina Basin
Mar 7: presentation to home schoolers, 1:45, location near Broadway and Pantano
Mar 22: There is a puppy truck tentatively scheduled for Phoenix. If we have puppies going back on that truck, they will be Nimbus, Niner, and Otis. Debbie has not heard anything about recalls and probably won’t until sometime in March.
Apr 5: Outing to Kara and Jonathan’s kickball tournament/bake sale (a fund raising opportunity for our club.)
Apr 13: Outing to mall
Jul 12: Fun Day in San Rafael

Tuesday, December 31

January 2014

1 (Wednesday): Remember your Heartguard!
5 (Sunday): 4h meeting and training for all puppies at SAAVI at 2 pm.
12 (Sunday): Kindergarten for new puppies at SAAVI at 2 pm. (All are welcome.)
19 (Sunday): No meeting.
25 (Saturday): Log in to GDB's forms and fill out your monthly report on the web. (If this doesn't work, email your report to Debbie as usual.) You have an hour and a half to fill out the report, and it cannot be saved once you start it.
26 (Sunday): Outing to Reid park, 2 pm, all puppies except Twister. Meet at the statues (across from McDonald’s) on 22nd between Alvernon and Country Club. There is a parking lot, accessible from 22nd Street, just east of Country Club. We'll do puppy exchanges this day, so bring enough food for a week and a vet form. We'll exchange dogs of similar size, so we won't need to exchange crates. 

Thursday, November 7

December 2013

1 (Sunday): Remember your Heartguard! Also, puppy kindergarten at SAAVI at 2 pm. Raisers should bring to SAAVI bait bags and head collars. Puppies 17 weeks and older are going to the strip mall at River and Craycroft. Meet outside of Whole Foods.
8 (Sunday): Kindergarten for eight new puppies at SAAVI at 2 pm. Bring grooming equipment.
12 (Thursday): Outing to visit Yavapai Hall (1222 E South Campus Drive) at 3:30. The closest parking garage is at 6th and Tyndall.
15 (Sunday): Puppy kindergarten at SAAVI at 2 pm. For puppies over 16 weeks, B’sketti Bash at Jewish Community Center, 4-6 pm.
20 (Friday): For puppies over 16 weeks: Winterhaven! Meet at the entrance (Christmas Tree Lane & Fort Lowell, between Tucson & Country Club) at 6:30. Paid parking is available in lots along Fort Lowell, or you can park in the neighborhood to the south. Admission is free but bring a can or two of food for the Community Food Bank. Well-behaved family pets and career change dogs are welcome. Call Debbie if you’re going to be late (520-471-9281).
21 (Saturday): For puppies over 16 weeks (and Wyoming): Parade of Lights! We'll be staging just south of 14th Street at 5th Avenue, starting at about 4:30. The parade starts at 6:30 and we are near the front. (See map on tab above.) Debbie will have lights to attach to the jackets. She recommends getting there early to figure out parking.
22 (Sunday): Puppy kindergarten cancelled!
26 (Thursday): Log in to GDB's forms page and fill out your monthly report on the web. (If this doesn't work, email your report to Debbie as usual.) You have an hour and a half to fill out the report, and it cannot be saved once you start it.
29 (Sunday): Puppy kindergarten at SAAVI at 2 pm

Sunday, October 27

November 2013

1 (Friday): Remember your Heartguard.
3 (Sunday): Puppy kindergarten (Topanga & Bounty) at SAAVI at 2 pm. The older puppies will go to Sabino Canyon. Meet at Debbie's house. Carpools will leave there at 1:45 so as to catch the 2:30 tram. Parking at Sabino Canyon is $5/car. The tram ride is $8.
6 (Wednesday): Sandi with evaluate Solo, Toledo, Zandra, and Zelda.
16 (Saturday): Puppy truck for delivery of new puppies at 12:30 and returning puppies around 2:15. See Debbie's 8-Nov email re Woofstock in Chandler.
17 (Sunday): Training at SAAVI at 2 pm, including meeting the new arrivals.
24 (Sunday): Puppy kindergarten for new puppies.
30 (Saturday): Email your monthly report to Debbie.

Thursday, September 19

October 2013

1 (Tuesday): Remember your Heartguard.
6 (Sunday): We have two events on this date.
  • 10:00 am, blessing of puppies at Congregation Chaverim, 5901 E 2nd St (all but three new ones)
  • 2:00 pm, puppy kindergarten for Brooks, Bounty and Topanga at SAAVI
13 (Sunday): Puppy kindergarten for Brooks, Bounty and Topanga at SAAVI at 2 pm
20 (Sunday): 4H meeting/training at 2 pm (all puppies), also party at Debbie's house to celebrate returned dogs: 5681 N. Chieftan Trail (85750).Take Sunrise east past Kolb. Turn left on Chieftan (first street east of Kolb) and house is the 4th house on the left.
27 (Sunday): Puppy kindergarten for Bounty and Topanga at SAAVI at 2 pm
31 (Thursday): Email your monthly report to Debbie.