Crooked river ranch-terrebonne chamber of commerce networking social: Food and networking opportunities hosted by Laurie’s Gentle Pet Grooming and Crooked River Ranch Pet Sitting; free; 5:30 p.m. Sept. 17; 8392 North U.S. Highway 97, Terrebonne; Hope at 541-923-2679.
Dog training seminar: Author Suzanne Clothier; $300; 9 a.m. Sept. 21-22; Friends for Life Dog Training, 2121 S.W. Deerhound Ave., Redmond; Dennis Fehling at 541-350-2869.
chiro4critters: Discussion about chiropractic medicine and your four-legged companion with Dr. Amanda Kremer; 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 7; Bend Pet Express Eastside, 420 N.E. Windy Knolls Drive, Bend; 541-385-5298.
Greyhound adoptions NW: Meet, learn about and adopt these retired racing dogs; free; 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; Saturday; Central Oregon Saturday Market; Bend-La Pine School Administration parking lot, Bend; 541-420-7819.
Microchip clinic: Open for pets with owners 55 and older; hosted by Aspen Court and Cascade East Veterinary Clinic; $25; 2-3:30 p.m. Sept. 14; 470 N.E. Oak St., Madras; Kim at 541-325-3253, 541-475-6425 or email@example.com.
Mt. bachelor kennel club fall agility trials: Over 120 dogs race through a timed obstacle course; free; 1:30-5 p.m. Sept. 27 and 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 28-29; Crook County Fairgrounds, Prineville; 541-388-4979 or www.mbkc.org.
Mutt strut and more: 1.3 mile fun walk, dog contests and vendors hosted by the Humane Society of Central Oregon; $25, individual, $150, any number of teams, free, 12 and younger; register at hsco.org, HSCO shelter and other locations; 10 a.m. Sept. 14; Riverbend Park, 799 S.E. Columbia St., Bend; 541-330-7096.
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/Canine good citizen: fun and challenging class for dogs and owners with canine good citizen test option; $85; 12:20-1:30 p.m. Sept. 28, register by Sept. 27, Diann Hecht at 541-536-2458 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.diannshappytails.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.
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.
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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com.