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Pet calendar for April 15

April 14, 2014 

Adoption events

Kentucky S.A.V.E. Dog Adoption Event. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. April 19, May 10. Incredipet, 3080 Richmond Rd., Lexington. www.kentuckysave.org.

Helping Hounds Find Homes Adoption Event. Noon-3 p.m. April 19, May 10. Incredipet, 306 Southland Dr., Lexington. www.facebook.com/helpinghoundsfindhomescynthianaky/info.

Shamrock Greyhound Placement Meet and Greet. Noon-3 p.m. April 19. Incredipet, 4101 Tates Creek Ctr. Dr. Lexington. www.greyhoundsofshamrock.org.

Paris Animal Welfare Society (P.A.W.S.) Adoption Event. Noon-5 p.m. April 26. Incredipet, 306 Southland Dr., Lexington. Adoptable cats and dogs. www.pawspets.org, www.facebook.com/pages/Paris-Animal-Welfare-Society.

Central KY Regional Humane Society Adoption Event. April 26. Incredipet, 3080 Richmond Rd., Lexington. Adoptable cats and dogs. www.nokillcentralky.ckyrhs.org, www.facebook.com/NoKillCentralKY.

Helping Hounds Find Homes Adoption Event. Noon-3 p.m. April 26. Incredipet, 4101 Tates Creek Ctr. Dr., Lexington. www.facebook.com/helpinghoundsfindhomescynthianaky/info.

Education

Volunteer Orientation. 6:30-8 p.m. April 15, May 20. Woodford Humane Society Adoption Center, 265 Thomas Ln., Versailles. Email Katie at katie@woodfordhumane.org.

Incredipet Lunch and Learn Series. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Lexington. Free. A light lunch and information on these topics:

■ April 16: "Sensitive Stomachs," IncrediPet, 306 Southland Dr.

■ May 21: "Freeze-Dried Frozen," IncrediPet, 3080 Richmond Rd.

■ June 18: "Seniors," IncrediPet 4101 Tates Creek Centre Dr.

Space is limited. Send an email with your name, address, phone number and email address to incredipetlex@gmail.com or call (859) 266-9774. Specify which session you prefer to attend.

Bully Breed Awareness Walk 2014. 9 a.m. April 19. Thoroughbred Park, 121 Midland Ave., Lexington. Free. (859) 257-9385. paws35.wix.com/bbaw.

Pet Care Pro Workshop. 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. April 26. Woodford Humane Society, 265 Thomas Lane, Versailles. Open to all kids ages 9-12. $5 registration fee (due the day of the workshop). Kids will learn about the cost of caring for animals, pet overpopulation, pet nutrition, animal body language and the ins and outs of the Woodford Humane Society. (859) 873-5491. lmjaeckels@gmail.com or www.woodfordhumanesociety.org.

Charity & volunteer

Pets-N-People with the Easter Bunny photos, benefiting No Kill Central Kentucky Regional Humane Society. 3-7 p.m. April 18. Garrard County Public Library, Old Lexington Rd, Lancaster. $7 for one photo or two for $12. nokillcentralky.ckyrhs.org, ckyrhs@ckyrhs.org.

Spay-ghetti Dinner benefiting No Kill Central Kentucky Regional Humane Society. 6-8 p.m. April 24. Lancaster Christian Church, 214 Richmond Street, Lancaster. All you can eat spaghetti & trimmings, salad, dessert & beverage. Pre-sale tickets $5 at the shelter at 875 Richmond Street, Lancaster or by contacting any board of director. Tickets at the door $6. Food donations are being accepted and include homemade desserts, salad dressing, parmesan cheese, saltine crackers, tea mix, lemonade mix and sugar.

17th annual Lexington Humane Society Mutt Strutt. Co-sponsored by IncrediPet & Critter Sitters of Lexington. 9 a.m. May 17, Coldstream Park, Lexington. www.lhsmuttstrut.com. Registration open.

5th Annual Woodford Wag 5K Cross Country Race and 2K Dog Walk. May 24. Run or stroll with your dog. Woodford County Park, 275 Beasley Road, Versailles.

$18-$25. Mail in registration due May 12. Race day registration: 7:30-8:15 am.

For more information, www.woodfordhumanesociety.org.

Dog shows/sports

Merinda Tiffany of Lexington and her 9-year-old Cardigan Welsh Corgi Porter recently competed in the American Kennel Club National Agility Championship, held March 26-30 in Harrisburg, PA. After six runs throughout the week, their cumulative score and a first-place finish in the finals secured the national championship in the 4-inch height division. Porter is the first Cardigan to ever win a National Agility Championship.

To learn more about agility, go to www.akc.org/events/agility or check online for classes and events near you.

United States Border Collie Handlers Association Sanctioned Sheepdog Trial. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. April 19, 20. Fair Wether Farm, 1011 Curry Place Drive, Versailles. Free. Space and parking is limited. Bring your own chairs to watch. For more information about herding, www.usbcha.com.

Bluegrass Stock Dog Trial. Dawn to dusk. May 14-18. Masterson Station Park, Lexington. Free. Spectators are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, picnic baskets and are welcome to bring well-behaved, leashed dogs. Raffles, lunchtime concessions, numerous vendors and cold drinks are available. www.bluegrassclassicsdt.com. For more information, carvalho@email.uky.edu or (859) 494-6189.

Dog training

Best Friends Obedience, Inc. Dog training classes. 7 p.m. April 29. Kentucky National Guard Armory, 4301 Airport Rd., Lexington. $155 includes homework manual and training equipment. (859) 259-0079. www.BestFriendsObedience.com.

Manners Matter - K9 Manner Training (5-week training sessions). 6:30 p.m. April 30. Kandoo building, 4976 Old Versailles Road, Lexington. Starting at $90 for 5 week sessions. (859) 608-1877. www.facebook.com/mannersmatterky.

Would you like to be listed in the Herald-Leader pet calendar? Submit your items to hlpets@herald-leader.com, or mail to Pet Calendar, Lexington Herald-Leader, 100 Midland Ave., Lexington, Ky. 40508. For more information, call Camille Weber at (859) 231-3557.

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