Pets Calendar

Published Oct 4, 2013 at 05:00AM

Events

Blessing of the animals: Bring your dog for a blessing or a photo/item of remembrance in honor of St. Francis of Assisi Day; 6 p.m. Today; BrightSide Animal Center, 1355 N.E. Hemlock Ave., Redmond; 541-923-0882.

chiro4critters: Discussion about chiropractic medicine and your four-legged companion with Dr. Amanda Kremer; 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 19; Bend Pet Express Eastside, 420 N.E. Windy Knolls Drive, Bend; 541-385-5298.

Greyhound Adoption: Retired racing greyhounds with Greyhound Pet Adoption Northwest; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 12; Eastside Bend Pet Express, 420 N.E. Windy Knolls Drive; 541-385-5298, or noon-3 p.m. Oct. 13; Westside Bend Pet Express, 133 S.W. Century Drive; 541-385-5298.

Heart to heart connections: Dr. Bernadette Hartman specializes in aromatherapy for pets; 11-1 p.m. Oct. 12; Eastside Bend Pet Express, 420 N.E. Windy Knolls Drive; 541-385-5298.

halloween party: Costume contests and trick-or-treating; 4-5 p.m. Oct. 31; BrightSide Animal Center, 1355 N.E. Hemlock Ave., Redmond; 541-923-0882.

Howl-O-Ween party: Dress your pet up and get lots of treats; 3-4 p.m. Oct. 27; Eastside Bend Pet Express, 420 N.E. Windy Knolls Drive; 541-385-5298.

Low-cost dog training class: $15 each class or $60 for entire series; 10 a.m. or 6 p.m. Oct. 10, 15, 22 and 29; register at http://brightsideanimals.org/events/dog-training-daytime-series/; BrightSide Animal Center, 1355 N.E. Hemlock Ave., Redmond; 541-923-0882.

low-cost microchip Id and rabies clinic: microchip implants with registration for $20 and rabies vaccinations for $12; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday; Bend Humane Society, 61170 S.E. 27th St., Bend; 541-382-3537.

Reading Education Assistant dog workshop: Opportunity for registered pet therapy teams to understand the R.E.A.D. program and how to become a team; $50; 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday; 541-318-8805 or 310-502-5777 for directions, reservations and questions.

Classes

Basic companionship: Basic commands and skills; $120; six-week class; 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays or Wednesdays; preregister; Dancin’ Woofs; Kristin Kerner at 541-312-3766 or www.dancinwoofs.com.

Beginner Obedience: Basic skills, recall and leash manners; $110-125; 6 p.m. Mondays or Tuesdays; preregister; call for directions; Meredith Gage, 541-318-8459 or www.pawsitiveexperience.com.

Intermediate Obedience: Off-leash work and recall with distractions; $110; 6 p.m. Wednesdays; preregister; call for directions; Meredith Gage at 541-318-8459 or www.pawsitiveexperience.com.

introduction to k9 nose work: 90-minute session; $110; six-week class; 6 p.m. Oct. 15 and 9 a.m. Oct. 19; Friends for Life Dog Training, 2121 S.W. Deerhound Ave., Redmond; Pam Bigoni at 541-306-9882.

Obedience classes: Six-week, drop-in classes; $99.95; 4 and 5 p.m. Mondays, 4 and 5 p.m. Fridays, and 12 p.m. Saturdays; Petco, 3197 N. U.S. Highway 97, Bend; Loel Jensen, 541-382-0510.

OBEDIENCE FOR AGILITY: Six weeks; $120; 5 p.m. Mondays; Desert Sage Agility, 24035 Dodds Road, Bend; Stephanie Morris at 541-633-6774 or www.desertsageagility.com.

Puppy 101: Socialization, basic skills and playtime for puppies 8- to 13-weeks old; $85; four-week class; 6-7 p.m. Thursdays; preregister; Dancin’ Woofs; Kristin Kerner at 541-312-3766 or www.dancinwoofs.com.

Puppy Basic manners class: Social skills for puppies up to 6 months old; $110; seven-week class, cost includes materials; 6-7 p.m. Mondays; preregister; Friends for Life Dog Training, 2121 S.W. Deerhound Ave., Redmond; Dennis Fehling at 541-350-2869 or www.friendsforlifedogtraining.com.

Puppy Life Skills: $120 for six weeks; 5 p.m. Tuesdays; Desert Sage Agility, 24035 Dodds Road, Bend; Jan at 541-420-3284 or www.desertsageagility.com.

Puppy kindergarten classes: Training, behavior and socialization classes for puppies 10- to 16-weeks old; $80; 6:30 p.m. Thursdays; preregister; call for directions; Meredith Gage, 541-318-8459 or www.pawsitiveexperience.com.

Treibball Class: Urban herding sport involving eight exercise balls, a goal and 165-foot field; $120 for six weeks; Saturdays, call for times; Desert Sage Agility, 24035 Dodds Road, Bend; Jan at 541-420-3284 or www.desertsageagility.com.

Training, Boarding

Anne Geser: In-home individual training with positive reinforcement; 541-923-5665.

Cascade Animal Connection: Solutions for challenging dog behavior, Tellington TTouch, private lessons; Kathy Cascade at 541-516-8978 or kathy@sanedogtraining.com.

Dancin’ woofs: Behavioral counseling; 63027 Lower Meadow Drive, Suite D, Bend; Kristin Kerner at 541-312-3766 or www.dancinwoofs.com.

Diann’s Happy Tails: Private training, day care, boarding/board and train; La Pine Training Center, Diann Hecht at 541-536-2458 or diannshappytails@msn.com or www.diannshappytails.com.

Dogs Ltd & Training: Leash aggression, training basics, day school; 59860 Cheyenne Road, Bend; Linda West at 541-318-6396 or www.dogsltdtraining.com.

Friends for Life Dog Training: Private basic obedience training and training for aggression/serious behavior problems; 2121 S.W. Deerhound Ave., Redmond; Dennis Fehling at 541-350-2869 or www.friendsforlifedogtraining.com.

lin’s School for Dogs: Behavior training and AKC ring-ready coaching; 63378 Nels Anderson Road, Suite 7, Bend; Lin Neumann at 541-536-1418 or www.linsschoolfordogs.com.

Pawsitive Experience: Private training and consulting; Meredith Gage, 541-318-8459 or www.pawsitiveexperience.com.

Zipidy Do Dog: Day care, boarding, grooming and dog walking; 675 N.E. Hemlock Ave., Suite 112, Redmond; www.zipidydodog.com, 541-526-1822 or zipidydodog@bendbroadband.com.