Pet calendar: Events for you and your pet

August 4, 2014 

adoption events

Woodford Humane Society Adoption Event. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 6. Incredipet, 306 Southland Dr., Lexington. Several adoptable pets. Woodfordhumanesociety.org.

Charity and volunteer

Bark in the Vines with Kenny Owens and Group Therapy, benefiting Lexington Humane Society. 7-10 p.m. Aug. 6. Talon Winery, 7086 Tates Creek Rd., Lexington. Talon wine and food will be available for purchase. Bring your chairs, tables and blankets. You also may bring snacks and nonalcoholic beverages. $15. Lexingtonhumanesociety.org.

No Kill Central Kentucky Regional Humane Society, 214 Richmond Street, P.O. 875, Lancaster, Ky. 40444. Nokillcentralky.ckyrhs.org, Facebook.com/pages/Central-KY-Regional-Humane-Society-Inc/306361120667.

■ Yard sale spaces for rent for the Lancaster City-wide Yard Sale Aug. 7-9. 10-by 10-foot booth spaces available for $25 for all three days. CKRHS will also be accepting yard sale donations to raise money for the shelter. Call Linda Wardlow, (859) 339-4000 for more information, to reserve a space or to schedule a drop of donation items.

■ Macy's Shop for a Cause. Donate $5 to CKRHS and receive a 25 percent discount coupon good on purchases Aug. 23 at Macy's in Fayette Mall, Lexington. Discount applies to regular, sale and clearance items. (859) 792-4581.

■ A Dock of Love Benefit party. 4-10 p.m. Aug. 16. Kamp Kennedy Marina, Herrington Lake, 4646 Kennedy Bridge Road, Lancaster. Live music by The Sofa Kings, featuring Billy Ray Barker, and silent auction items. At 6 p.m., the Kamp Kennedy kitchen will feature rib-eye steaks.

■ Furry 5K Race. 2 p.m. Sept. 28. Garrard County High School, 599 Industrial Road, Lancaster. Prizes awarded to the top male and female 5K winners by age groups. Registration $15 by Sept. 22, $20 after. Information: Linda Wardlow, (859) 339-4000

Kentucky Equine Humane Center Monthly Volunteer Orientation and Open House. Noon Aug. 16, Sept. 20, Oct. 18. Kentucky Equine Humane Center, 1713 Catnip Hill Rd., Nicholasville. Kyehc.org.

Monte Carlo Masq"fur"ade Fur Ball benefiting Scott County Humane Society. 6 p.m. Aug. 23. Hilton Garden Inn, 110 Grandstand Dr., Georgetown. Dinner, drinks, silent and live auctions, DJ, adoptable animals and more. $50; $350 for table for 8. (502) 863-3279. Sc4paws.org.

Doggy Dash 3K Run/walk benefiting Jessamine County Animal Shelter. 9 a.m. Sept. 13. Camp Nelson Civil War Heritage Park (Perry House), U.S. 27, Lexington. $25 in advance, $30 day of event. (859) 224-1418.

Dog shows

Bluegrass Classic Dog Show. Aug. 28-Sept. 1. Alltech Arena, Kentucky Horse Park, 4089 Ironworks Pike, Lexington. $5 parking, $5 admission. Bluegrassclassicdogshows.org.

■ Canine Good Citizen Test, sponsored by Northern Kentucky Kennel Club. 10 a.m. Aug. 29. $10. Entry limited to 20 dogs (registered All-American Dogs allowed) CGC only, CGCA will not be offered at this event.

■ Meet the Breeds. Aug. 30-31. Owners will be available with their dogs to answer questions.

■ Canine Eye Clinic. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 30. $30 per dog. No pre-registrations, first come, first served. Offering CERF or OFA forms. Bring your dog's information. Questions: Bonnie Massie, (859) 312-7700.

■ OFA Cardiac Certification Clinic. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 31. Conducted by Dr. Johanna M. Reimer. Auscultations: $40 per dog, DCM Echo, no Doppler: $175 per dog, DCM Echo with full Doppler: $245 per dog. Sign-ups encouraged but walk-ins accepted, if possible, between scheduled patients. Inquiries: Bonnie Massie, (859) 312-7700 or bonita.massie@gmail.com.

Education

Seminar: First Aid from A to Z. Practical tips on caring for your canine at home and on the road, by Dr. Libbye Miller. Presented by Central Kentucky Shetland Sheepdog Club. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 9. Woodford County Agriculture Resource Building, 184 Beasley Rd., Versailles. $15 in advance, $20 day of seminar, $10 ages 18 and younger; lunch included. First aid kits available for purchase. Elizabeth Mullaney, penmarron1@aol.com or (859) 319-1051.

Toyota donates $1,100 to Woodford Humane Society to help fund Kind News pet care educational program. Kind News is an educational publication with an emphasis on treating animals with kindness and respect, the importance of proper pet care, and appreciating wildlife. Kind News is distributed to public and private schools through the eighth grade, early education programs, and public libraries in Woodford and Anderson Counties. For more information, contact education coordinator Jennifer Rapchak at (859) 873-5491 or Jennifer@woodfordhumane.org .

Health

Grill-N-Chill, low-cost rabies, license and microchip clinic. 6 p.m. Aug. 5. No Kill Central Kentucky Regional Humane Society, 214 Richmond St., Lancaster. $5 rabies vaccine. (859) 792-4581, ckyrhs@ckyrhs.org. Nokillcentralky.ckyrhs.org.

Microchip Day. Lexington Hospital for Cats, 271 Southland Dr., Lexington. 6-8 p.m. Aug. 14, 1:30-4 p.m. Aug. 15. Microchipping by appointment only; limited number of openings. (859) 277-8048.

Summer fun

Graeter's Ice Cream Dog's Night Out. 6-8 p.m. Aug. 7. Free. 1925 Justice Dr. or 836 E Euclid Ave., Lexington. (859) 219-1936, (859) 253-6741.

Bark in the Park, presented by Incredipet. 7:05 p.m. Aug. 14 Whitaker Bank Ballpark, Lexington. $2. Contests, pooch parade, giveaways and more. (859) 422-7867, Lexingtonlegends.com.

2014 Tour de Coops. Noon and 5 p.m. Aug. 31. Cluck! Tour de Coops 2013, 141 E. Main St., Lexington. $7 adults, free ages 11 and younger. Clucklex.org.

Dog Paddle. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 6. Woodland Aquatic Center, Lexington. Bring your dog for the last swim of the season. (Humans will not be allowed to swim.) $10 per dog with a limit of two people and $5 per person after the limit. All dogs must have a 2012 or 2013 rabies tag or proof of vaccination. Proceeds benefit the creation and maintenance of dog parks in Fayette County. Rain date: Sept. 7. (859) 288-2980 or friendsofthedogpark.org.

Want to volunteer? You will receive a free Dog Paddle T-shirt and paid admission for one dog. (We ask that you bring your dog before or after your volunteer time, unless you have someone who can watch your dog while you're working.) Volunteer shifts will be in approximately 2 hour increments, beginning a half hour before the event. Jobs include checking rabies tags for validation; sitting at a "waiver" table, where all participants must sign in before entering; policing the exit gate so there are no escapes; helping to monitor the pool area (including helping to keep people out of the pool.) Email dogpaddlevol@yahoo.com.

training

Rosetree Dog Training. Kandoo building, 4976 Old Versailles Rd., Lexington. (859) 797-1346. Rosetreedogtraining.com.

■ Puppy Class. Six-week session. 6:30 p.m. Aug. 12. $135.

■ Basic Manners. Six-week session 6:30 Aug. 14. $135.

Best Friends Obedience dog training. 7 p.m. Aug. 19. National Guard Armory, 4301 Airport Rd., Lexington. $155; includes classes, training equipment, homework manual and book. (859) 259-0079. BestFriendsObedience.com.

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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