Meeting:  Oak Grove Elementary School
Oct
1
6:30 PM18:30

Meeting: Oak Grove Elementary School

We have our monthly meeting the first Monday of every month. We will be meeting in the Multipurpose Room. The meeting starts promptly at 6:30 but you can arrive as early as 6:00. The first 10-15 minutes we go over business and the rest of the meeting is training. Sorry no pets allowed only puppies in training and ambassadors for Guide Dogs for the Blind may attend.

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Club Outing - Field Day "The Game of Puppy Life"
Oct
20
10:00 AM10:00

Club Outing - Field Day "The Game of Puppy Life"

Come for a unique field day for your Guide Dogs for the Blind puppy in training. Come experience the various paths of LIFE that your puppy goes through in a fun, controlled setting. Go through once, or several times, and have a different experience each time. We’ve never seen an event like this before and we hope that you will enjoy it! Registration to open soon. Hosted by your Riverside County puppy raising groups. We will be sending out an email with more details and location.

REGISTRATION OPEN SOON!

$10 Raiser & Puppy

$5 Additional Person

Lunch Included

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Puppy Truck is coming!
Oct
20
4:00 PM16:00

Puppy Truck is coming!

The puppy truck will be here to deliver puppies to their new raisers and take puppies being recalled for their formal training back to Guide Dogs for the Blind in San Rafael California. We meet in the parking lot of the Police Department.

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Meeting:  Oak Grove Elementary School
Nov
5
6:30 PM18:30

Meeting: Oak Grove Elementary School

We have our monthly meeting the first Monday of every month. We will be meeting in the Multipurpose Room. The meeting starts promptly at 6:30 but you can arrive as early as 6:00. The first 10-15 minutes we go over business and the rest of the meeting is training. Sorry no pets allowed only puppies in training and ambassadors for Guide Dogs for the Blind may attend.

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Puppy Truck is coming!
Sep
22
4:00 PM16:00

Puppy Truck is coming!

The puppy truck will be here to deliver puppies to their new raisers and take puppies being recalled for their formal training back to Guide Dogs for the Blind in San Rafael California. We meet in the parking lot of the Police Department.

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Outing: John Wayne Airport
Sep
15
9:45 AM09:45

Outing: John Wayne Airport

We will be meeting at the John Wayne statue at 9:30 AM, It is located between the Terminal A and Terminal B baggage claim area on the lower level near the Car Rental counters and Starbucks. TSA will be giving us a tour and allowing our pups to go through security and TSA screenings. They will also explain TSA rules for service dogs and service dogs in training. This outing is excellent for the pups to get familiar with rolling luggage, crowds and security. 

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Meeting:  Oak Grove Elementary School
Sep
4
6:30 PM18:30

Meeting: Oak Grove Elementary School

We have our monthly meeting the first Monday of every month. However, on account of the holiday we will be meeting this month on Tuesday, September 4th.  We will be meeting in the Multipurpose Room. The meeting starts promptly at 6:30 but you can arrive as early as 6:00. The first 10-15 minutes we go over business and the rest of the meeting is training. Sorry no pets allowed only puppies in training and ambassadors for Guide Dogs for the Blind may attend.

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Meeting:  Oak Grove Elementary School
Aug
6
6:30 PM18:30

Meeting: Oak Grove Elementary School

We have our monthly meeting the first Monday of every month. We will be meeting in the Multipurpose Room. The meeting starts promptly at 6:30 but you can arrive as early as 6:00. The first 10-15 minutes we go over business and the rest of the meeting is training. Sorry no pets allowed only puppies in training and ambassadors for Guide Dogs for the Blind may attend.

At this meeting we celebrate Whisk(8.14.17) and Lager's (8.11.17) first birthdays and all that they have accomplished.

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HOLLYWOOD BOWL OUTING
Jul
28
4:00 PM16:00

HOLLYWOOD BOWL OUTING

This is a great outing to expose your pups on a bus ride to and from the Hollywood Bowl. We meet up at the bus stop, ride the bus to the Hollywood bowl then have a picnic before the show. It's fun to visit with all the other clubs during the picnic time. Every one that has a pup receives an empty seat for the pup to lay down underneath so the pups aren't crowded. 

Picnic: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Performance Starts:  8 p.m.
Ticket price:  $20 includes ticket, picnic area and bench cushion
Transportation:  Hollywood Bowl Shuttle and Park & Ride or your own transportation
A Free Space is allowed for each dog!
Reserve your seats:  Online or call Mary Ann at 909-539-7196 or email maryann@realpro.la
All information can be found on the website:  www.gdbbaark.com

This year Hollywood Bowl performance is Annie. The Bowl celebrates one of the longest-running shows in Broadway history – Annie! This classic story of a young girl overcoming adversity features a beloved score of hits (including “Tomorrow” and “It’s a Hard Knock Life”) and is a delightful experience for the entire family!

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Meeting: Oak Grove Elementary School
Jul
2
6:30 PM18:30

Meeting: Oak Grove Elementary School

We have our monthly meeting the first Monday of every month. We will be meeting in the Multipurpose Room. The meeting starts promptly at 6:30 but you can arrive as early as 6:00. The first 10-15 minutes we go over business and the rest of the meeting is training. Sorry no pets allowed only puppies in training and ambassadors for Guide Dogs for the Blind may attend.

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Outing: Metrolink Train Ride to San Clemente Pier
Jun
9
9:30 AM09:30

Outing: Metrolink Train Ride to San Clemente Pier

Metrolink Train Ride to San Clemente Pier - Be there by 9:30am
Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station
282 Forbes Road
Laguna Niguel
Departs Laguna Niguel at 9:56 and arrives at the San Clemente Pier Station at 10:15
Departs San Clemente Pier at 11:48 and arrives back to Laguna Niguel at 12:08
We will be walking to the end of the pier working on people, bird and dog distractions.
 

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Meeting:  Oak Grove Elementary School
Jun
4
6:30 PM18:30

Meeting: Oak Grove Elementary School

We have our monthly meeting the first Monday of every month. We will be meeting in the Multipurpose Room. The meeting starts promptly at 6:30 but you can arrive as early as 6:00. The first 10-15 minutes we go over business and the rest of the meeting is training. Sorry no pets allowed only puppies in training and ambassadors for Guide Dogs for the Blind may attend.

At this meeting we celebrate Sebastian's first birthday (6.22.17) and all that he has accomplished.

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Meeting:  Oak Grove Elementary School
May
14
6:30 PM18:30

Meeting: Oak Grove Elementary School

We usually have our monthly meeting the first Monday of every month but this month since we have a fundraiser we have moved it. We will be meeting in the Multipurpose Room. The meeting starts promptly at 6:30 but you can arrive as early as 6:00. The first 10-15 minutes we go over business and the rest of the meeting is training. Sorry no pets allowed only puppies in training and ambassadors for Guide Dogs for the Blind may attend.

At this meeting we celebrate Johann's first birthday (5.8.17) and all that he has accomplished.

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"WINE FOR WOOFERS" 5th ANNUAL FUNDRAISER
May
6
4:00 PM16:00

"WINE FOR WOOFERS" 5th ANNUAL FUNDRAISER

This is our once a year fundraiser and it's bigger and better this year! We've changed it up with a new location and an Italian dinner with dessert & wine. Also, we'll be presenting 2 puppies to their new raisers, a guest speaker "Life of a working guide dog", silent auction and lots of puppies in training. We'd love for you to join us in our raising puppies to benefit Guide Dog for the Blind event! 
To purchase tickets please contact Jeanne
949-280-5464 or jeanneandthepuppy@gmail.com.  
Tickets $50 per person includes dinner, dessert & 1 drink
We accept checks or credit cards

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PICK OF THE LITTER - MOVIE (2 dates)
Apr
29
11:45 AM11:45

PICK OF THE LITTER - MOVIE (2 dates)

The Newport Beach Film Festival has offered us a wonderful opportunity to view a film entitled “Pick of the Litter.”  This film follows puppies Poppet, Phil, Patriot, Potomac and Primrose on a two year journey from birth to the day they hopefully become guides.  Discover who has what it takes to make it.

The Starlight Triangle Square Cinemas is located at 1870 Harbor Boulevard in Costa Mesa.  Showtimes are Sunday, April 29 at 11:45 and Monday, April 30 at 3:15 p.m.  For tickets, visit the following;

Sunday, April 29 at 11:45 a.m.:  https://newportbeachfilmfest.com/event/pick-of-the-litter/

Monday, April 30 at 3:15 p.m.:  https://newportbeachfilmfest.com/event/pick-of-the-litter-repeat-1/

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Lancaster Training Day
Apr
14
10:00 AM10:00

Lancaster Training Day

As you know,  the AV Guide Dog Puppy Raisers host an annual training day including lunch.  This day provides the raisers with an opportunity to socialize their pups to perhaps some different types of situations they may not normally encounter, like horses, tractors, open metal stairs, etc...It is also a nice time to visit with and get to know other puppy raisers.  This is a casual event, but a worthwhile one to attend. Please email us for more info.

 

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OCTA Bus Training
Apr
7
8:00 AM08:00

OCTA Bus Training

  • Regional Transportation Intermodal Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

You are cordially invited to OCTA’s biannual Service Animal Training Day with your Service/Therapy Animal(s) in training (alumni welcome). This is an opportunity to add the experience of riding an OCTA transit bus.  We will be meeting Arctic (Anaheim Transit Station off Hwy 57)

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Meeting:  Oak Grove Elementary School
Apr
2
6:30 PM18:30

Meeting: Oak Grove Elementary School

We have our monthly meeting the first Monday of every month. We will be meeting in the Multipurpose Room. The meeting starts promptly at 6:30 but you can arrive as early as 6:00. The first 10-15 minutes we go over business and the rest of the meeting is training. Sorry no pets allowed only puppies in training and ambassadors for Guide Dogs for the Blind may attend.

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Meeting:  Oak Grove Elementary School
Mar
5
6:30 PM18:30

Meeting: Oak Grove Elementary School

We have our monthly meeting the first Monday of every month. We will be meeting in the Multipurpose Room. The meeting starts promptly at 6:30 but you can arrive as early as 6:00. The first 10-15 minutes we go over business and the rest of the meeting is training. Sorry no pets allowed only puppies in training and ambassadors for Guide Dogs for the Blind may attend.

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Puppy Truck
Feb
24
3:50 AM03:50

Puppy Truck

The puppy truck will be here to delivered puppies to their new raisers and take puppies being recall for their formal training back to Guide Dogs for the Blind in San Rafael California. We meet in the parking lot of the Police Department. 

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