Doggie Fun Zone At Cassio

Doggie Fun Zone At Cassio

The DFZ is a timed competition where a dog chases an elusive lure through various scaled down obstacles and agility pieces. It is designed for all temperaments and size dogs and requires no prior training or experience. $12 for two runs. See:

On Tuesday, May 17 through Tuesday, May 24 the Doggie Fun Zone will be setup at Cassio, 173 Mt. Pleasant Rd., Newtown, CT. The proceeds of each day’s runs are for local charities such as the Danbury Animal Welfare Society, and the Spay & Neuter Association of Newtown.

This is the first time the DFZ has been in this area. Cassio is easy to reach located on Rte 6 between Exits 8 & 9 off Interstate 84. Any questions or for further information, call Joy S. Brewster, Owner of Cassio Kennels, at 203-426-2881,


To-Do List At Green Chimneys

  • On April 29 — 30, Green Chimneys will be presenting the 2011 Humane Education Conference, “Building Humane Communities” featuring renowned speakers; it is co-sponsored by American Humane.
  • On June 5, Green Chimneys’ annual Birds of Prey event, happens in Brewster; it is open to the public. For info call Kristin Dionne at 845-279-2995


Attention Shoppers!

Wilton’s Oliver’s Place is having a grand opening April 29 & 30, and everything in the store is 10% off, but bring in the coupon/ad on page 17 of this issue. There will also be a raffle for a gift basket worth $50. Want to know more… email:, call: 203.210.5441 or visit:


June 11th, Mark Calendar Now!

But Fun Starts On The 8th!

Come to the Greenwich Kennel Club’s (GKC) 79th AKC All-Breed Dog Show, Obedience and Rally Trials on Saturday, June 11th at Taylor Farm Park in East Norwalk, Connecticut. Both conformation and performance judging start at 8:30 a.m. and will continue throughout the day culminating in Best in Show at approximately 5:30 p.m., rain or shine. Get up close to a variety of breeds and speak to knowledgeable breeders at the Meet the Breed educational program.This prestigious dog show will showcase more than 1,300 pre-entered dogs representing more than 160 unique breeds competing in conformation, obedience and rally trials.

This year GKC is honored to have the Animal Cancer Foundation (ACF) launch their Pet Cancer Public Awareness Campaign at the show. Founded by distinguished veterinary oncologist Gerald S. Post. To learn more, visit their booth on the show grounds or their website at

The Doggie Fun Zone challenge course returns this year from Wednesday, June 8 through Sunday, June 12. This exciting challenge is open to any and all dogs willing to step up to the plate.

  • AKC’s Canine Good Citizen test (CGC) is open to both purebred and mixed-breed dogs with no pre-entry required: CGC is designed to reward dogs who have good manners at home and in the community. Participants must bring their dog’s brush or comb and $15 cash.
  • Canine-related Vendors: Come see everything canine from art to supplies offered by more than 25 vendors. For further information go to or phone 203-426-1173.


NYC Pet Show

The NYC Pet Show is an event for the urban pet lover. The show provides attendees with an interactive experience comprised of activities, meet & greets, seminars and panel discussions. Tri-state area attendees will be able to discover new products and services as well as gather information that will help them have better relationships with their animals. 60+ vendors will provide dog and cat owners with discriminating and luxury products and services to accommodate the needs of their families and their pets. There will be celebrity guests such as Victoria Stilwell and other speakers. Pets are welcome!

Fast Facts

Date: May 21 & 22, 2011,

Time: 11:00 a.m. — 5:00 p.m. daily

Venue: Metropolitan Pavilion & Altman Building

Address: 125 West 18th Street, NYC

Ticket Price: $20 in advance $25 at the door

(Children ages 12 and under are free)

More Info Tel: 212-888-4646