Saturday, June 12, 2010

Some things to do coming Up

So I missed the lab rescue auction which was tonight which sucks - but there's some other dog functions coming up that you might want to take part in that are sure to be fun.

Coming up on June 16th out at the Chewed Slipper in Lower Sackville is a thing they are calling "SPF DOG: Summer Preparations For Dog" - Surf, Sand and SLOBBER!

What they say on their Facebook Event page is - Get Summer Savvy for your dog.
Discover what to pack for various outings, Dog Etiquette, Basic First Aid, Dog Signals (the Universal 'language' of dogs-yes, it exists) and much more - A fun, easy, info-packed session with Susan Jordan & Melanie Briand. Book your spot now! 252-3294 or email - $25 in advance or $30 at the door

If you're in the Truro Area the Cobequid Wildlife Rehabilitiation Centre is having their 2nd Annual Wildlife Benefit Concert from 8pm to Midnight on Saturday June 19th at Kegger's Alehouse at 72 Inglis Place in Truro - there's going to be tons of music, a silent auction, a balloon blitz (I wonder what that is?) - and tickets are only $6 per person - you can find out more at

On June 20th - Silvia Jay is having a seminar in Mahone Bay - Aggression, Stress & Emotions in dogs = it's the same seminar that was given recently in Dartmouth - so if you weren't able to make that seminar - you should definitely make the drive to Mahone Bay - I know I'm going to be driving down for it. The cost is $60 - there's a Facebook event set up for the day so you can go there to find out more information

Greyhound Pets of Atlantic Canada have events going on all the time - on their events page they have listings of stuff going on - but I can't figure out what's good and what's just for greyhound people - so go check out their events page and see if anything looks good to you - it's at

The Valley H.A.R.T. Rescue is putting on a golf tournament Friday, July 2, 2010 at the Eden Golf & Country Club in Paradise, Nova Scotia. The cost for this event is only $60.00 per player. This price includes 18 holes of golf, a meal from the licensed dining room, and various prizes (meal is full roast dinner!) Participants will receive a re-useable Eco-Bag with contents included from Sponors! You can find out more about it on their events page at

Companion Animal Protection Society - CAPS will be joining in on the Melvern Square yard sale on Saturday July 3rd. Our tables will be located at 45 Vault rd. Feel free to drop by and help out or buy some of our wonderful sale items.

On Tuesday, July 27, 2010 - Kwik Kopy is putting on their 2nd annual "Putting for Pets Golf Tournament at the Links at Penn Hills Golf Course - it's going to be a full day of fun and prizes - registration starts at 8:00 am and 9:15 am there's a Shotgun Start they've set up a website at - so go check it out!

Now this is such a neat thing I had to post it - even though it's about kittens and cats - the Atlantic Cat Hospital is putting on a little class called "Kitty Care 101" - at 6:30pm on the 3rd Thursday of the month they're going to answer questions new cat and kitten owners will have and cover topics like nutrition, vaccinations, parasite control, and feline behaviour - I think that is just awesome. The Atlantic Cat Hospital is on Quinpool Road in Halifax

Here is something to watch out for if you have a high definition television - this was in the newspaper this week - it would seem that there has been a documentary crew filming at the Hope For Wildlife facility in Seaforth - they've got one season in the can and are beginning to shoot a 2nd season. That must be quite lucrative for the organization, I'd say!

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