Charity & volunteer
Bow Wow Meow — L.I.F.E. House for Animals. 7 p.m. Nov. 8. Frankfort Country Club, 101 Duntreath St., Frankfort.
The evening includes silent auction, live music by YesterYear, photo booth by Captured Memories, heavy hors d'oeuvres and libations. $35, $240 for a table of eight. Lifehouse4animals.org
Lexington Humane Society Beastie Ball. 5:30 p.m. Nov. 22. Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa. An evening of food, drinks, live and silent auctions, dancing and music by Joey and the Cruisers. Attire: Black tie and Mad Hats optional. Lexingtonhumanesociety.org/blog/beastie-ball-2013/#sthash.wLUbpJjw.dpuf.
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Win $1,000. Tickets $5 each or 5 for $20. One hundred percent of the proceeds go to the LHS animals. Winner will be selected about 10 p.m. Nov. 22 at the Beastie Ball. Need not be present to win. To purchase tickets, go to Lexingtonhumanesociety.org/blog/beastie-ball-raffle/#sthash.zhhqWeGT.dpuf.
Photos with Santa. Bluegrass Barkery, 3090 Helmsdale Pl., Suite 230, Lexington. Photos will be taken: Noon-6 p.m. Nov. 22, noon-4 p.m. Nov. 23, noon-6 p.m. Dec. 6 and noon-6 p.m. Dec. 13. Reservations are required. Because of high demand a $30 non-refundable deposit is required to hold your 15 minute session. Reserve your time by calling our Brighton Place location at (859) 233-3647. Due to time constraints, single sessions are limited to three dogs, additional sessions must be reserved and packages purchased for the inclusion of more than three animals. Profits go to our "Wag Local" initiative.
Paws for a Cause 2014. 1-4 p.m. Dec. 6. No Kill Central KY, 214 Richmond Street, Lancaster.
Pose with Santa Paws with your pet and drop a donation in the Christmas Cookie jar.
Furbaby wish list: Clorox, Lavendar Pinesol, degreaser, paper towels, laundry detergent.
Send monetary donation to: No Kill CKYRHS P.O. Box 875, Lancaster, KY 40444.
Rosetree Dog Training with Chris Miara. Classes held at the Kandoo building, 4976 Old Versailles Road, Lexington. Chris@rosetreedogtraining.com, (859) 797-1346.
■ Puppy Class. Six-week session. Starts 6:30 p.m. Nov. 11. For puppies aged 12 weeks to 7 months. Stresses socialization, beginning loose leash walking, sit down, stay, "leave it," attention, coming when called and impulse control. Puppy issues such as housebreaking, nipping, etc. are also addressed. Attendance at this class can lead to your puppy earning the AKC Star Puppy Award. $135.
■ Basic Manners. Six-week session. Starts 6:30 p.m. Nov. 13. Basic manners: For dogs aged 6 months and up. Stresses foundation skills such as basic self control, leash walking, coming when called, sit, down, "leave it," and stay. Teaches your dog to pay attention in the midst of distractions. Some work may be done off leash. $135. Can be repeated with the same dog for $70.
Manners Matter K-9 Training: Canine Good Citizen (CGC) workshop and test. 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 22, 23. Dogtown, 1026 Manchester St, Lexington. $50 per dog. Includes testing fee on Sunday and practice day on Saturday. To register: Sartoller@aol.com, (859) 608-1877 or Facebook.com/mannersmatterky.
Best Friends Obedience, Inc. Dog training. Our level 1 obedience class starting in November is full. Register early for January classes to be held at the National Guard Armory, 4201 Parkers Mill Road. Download a registration form at Bestfriendsobedience.com.
NADAC (North American Dog Agility Council) agility trial. 8 a.m. Nov. 15-16, Hodges Arena, 2543 Pinckard Pike, Versailles. Nadac.com.
AKC Tracking Dog Test and Variable Surface Tracking Test. 8 a.m. Nov. 2. Kentucky State Horse Park (I-75 North Exit 120), 4089 Iron Works Parkway, Lexington.
Would you like to be listed in the Herald-Leader pet calendar? Submit your items to firstname.lastname@example.org, or mail to Pet Calendar, Lexington Herald-Leader, 100 Midland Ave., Lexington, Ky. 40508. For more information, call Camille Weber at (859) 231-3557.