Posts Tagged ‘Animals’

  • Popowich Pet Theatre – cancelled
    Another in the series of Young People’s Summer Concerts is the Popovich Comedy Pet Theatre with two performances 11am & 1pm on Thurs Aug 23. Gregory Popovich and his performing pets entertain with a blend of comedy and juggling. An “extravanganza of European-style clowns” and balancing acts. Tickets are $3. Buy early as these shows sell out. Tickets...
    by at August 3rd, 2007 at 01:08 pm
  • Pure Spanish Horse Show & Theatre
    The Foundation of the Pure Spanish Horse is presented Aug 29-Sep 02 at South Point Equestrian Event Center. Pure Spanish horses, known in Spain as the Pura Raza Española, are one of the rarest breeds in the US. Known the “Horse of Kings,” they are incredibly beautiful and good-natured with amazing athletic ability. To learn more about these regal animals,...
    by at August 1st, 2007 at 05:08 am
  • Peruvian Horse Gold Rush Classic
    Jun 29-Jul 1 is a marvelous event for horse-lovers, especially those curious about the wonderful Peruvian breed first introduced into the Incan kingdom by the Conquistadors. Reputed to be the smoothest riding horse in the world, you can learn about the unique traditions and ornate tack that surround these majestic beasts. This Triple Regional Championship show will host...
    by at June 22nd, 2007 at 09:06 am
  • 2nd John Deere Vegas Super Barrel Horse Show
    Jun 08-10 Las Vegas is host again to the John Deere Vegas Super Show (2nd Annual) for the National Barrel Horse Association (NBHA). All competitors must be members of the NBHA, but memberships will be sold at the show. The association was formed in 1992 to promote the sport of barrel racing and last year over 700 competitors showed their stuff at the the 1st Annual John...
    by at May 31st, 2007 at 06:05 am
  • Best in Show Pet Adoption
    The Animal Foundation is putting on its 5th Annual “Best in Show” on Sat Jun 2 1pm. This event showcases unique shelter dogs and raises money and awareness for the The Animal Foundation. Last year there were 2,000 dog lovers who showed up for a fun day of canine activities. You can be a sponsor and be treated to a gala brunch reception by Master Chef Gustav...
    by at May 28th, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Hurry to see Breeder’s Invitational Derby
    Sat May 26 is the last day for the 2007 Breeder’s Invitational Derby with Amateur Finals, Non Pro Finals and Seniors Finals for premier Cutting Horse Stallions. This event is free to the public and would certainly be an unusual way to spend Memorial Day Weekend Saturday if you are looking for an authentic Western experience. The Derbies begin at 8am and will finish...
    by at May 25th, 2007 at 03:05 pm
  • Grand Opening of Springs Preserve
    Jun 8-10 was the grand opening weekend of the Springs Preserve, a multi-sensory nature and historical experience park with outdoor concerts, museums, restored environments, nature walks and other exhibits designed to educate on the human and natural culture of the Las Vegas Valley. The springs area was home to native Americans thousands of years before the Spanish arrived...
    by at May 23rd, 2007 at 10:05 pm
  • Koi Club Meets
    The Las Vegas Koi Club meets on the 4th Tuesday at 6:30pm with programs or discussion about koi. If you are interested in any issue relating to the keeping of koi, check out the club. They meet at the Rainbow Library 3150 No Buffalo Las Vegas NV May 20 – The 2007 Koi Pond & Garden Show toured seven new ponds in the Valley. It started at 10am and finished at...
    by at May 15th, 2007 at 06:05 pm
  • So Nevada Rock Art Association Meets
    The third Thursday of the month @ 7pm is the regular meeting time of the Southern Nevada Rock Art Association. Admission is free and open to anyone interested in Native American rock art. Guest speakers present various topics. For info call 702-897-7878. Las Vegas Library 833 Las Vegas Blvd No Las Vegas NV. Related Archaeology/Historic Awarness Month Events, A Drive...
    by at May 15th, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Dog-friendly Spring Fling
    Three events at once on Sat May 5 & Sun May 6 at the District at Green Valley Ranch – and they are advertised as a “dog-friendly event.” Art Festival with over 50 painters, sculptors, glass blowers exhibiting and selling their work. There will be live music on the The Courtyard stage. Spring Fling at the Green is a family affair with art projects...
    by at May 1st, 2007 at 10:05 am
  • More on Pet Food, Melamine & the FDA
    A local company ChemNutra Inc. has been named in the contaminated pet food controversy. According to the Associated Press, as published Fri Apr 27 in the LVRJ (Las Vegas Review Journal), a Kansas pet food manufacturer Menu Foods Midwest Corp. recalled 60 million cans of pet food after 16 pets, mostly cats, died from the effects of eating the melamine-contaminated food....
    by at April 28th, 2007 at 08:04 am
  • Pet Food Recall
    This cartoon came to me through email. I don’t have dogs but I have many friends who do, and I know the topic is “life relevant” for them. The latest that I can find is that one source of the melamine contamination originates with an imported rice protein concentrate from China. The shipment was offloaded during the week of Apr 2 by Wilbur-Ellis of...
    by at April 23rd, 2007 at 04:04 pm
  • John O’Hurley Talks Dogs
    John O’Hurley, known as J. Peterman on Seinfeld, and currently appearing in Spamalot at the Wynn Las Vegas, is appearing at the Clark County Library Thur Apr 19 7pm. “An Evening with John O’Hurley” focuses on his lifelong love of dogs and his book “It’s Okay to Miss the Bed on the First Jump.” The event includes a book sale and...
    by at April 19th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • Divas Las Vegas Equestrian Fundraiser
    Deborah Cox, Taylor Dayne, Jennifer Holliday and Martha Wash, known as local divas, will join Bellagio’s The Bank Clockwork Apr 20 9:30 pm for a fundraising concert to support the Equestrian Aid Foundation. The proceeds of the evening will go to assist people in the equestrian world suffering from catastrophic injuries or illnesses. Tickets are $100, $250 VIP and...
    by at April 12th, 2007 at 04:04 am
  • Drilling for Oil in ANWR lecture
    Next in the series of free University Forum Lectures is “Resource Politics: An Unbiased View of Oil in the Alaska National Wildlife Refuge” on Thurs Apr 12 7:30 pm. The guest lecturer is Scott L. Montgomery, petroleum geologist and lecturer at the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington. The discussion will be of resource,...
    by at April 7th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • Pet Bird Club
    This is not birdwatchers, but a group devoted to the care of pet birds. The Las Vegas Bird Club meets the second Sunday of each month at the Elk Lodge, 1:30 pm. Call 702-395-9855 or 702-645-6129. 2939 Vandermeer St Las Vegas NV Related Clubs & Associations
    by at April 6th, 2007 at 03:04 am
  • “Life Safari Animal Sanctuary” Fundraiser
    Mountain Lion Caesar, white tiger Isis, Sheena the Bobcat, some rare reptiles, Sloths, Leamers and “other wild animals” have been looking for a proper home. Genevieve, vocalist, has been working with the owner of the animals, Steve, to find a permanent sanctuary. “Life Safari” has finally located 10 acres in Florida – only requirement is...
    by at March 28th, 2007 at 01:03 pm
  • Dog Lovers’ Whine Tasting Benefit
    The Lucky Dog Magazine will hold a Sugar, Champagne and Whine Tasting Benefit for the Nevada SPCA and Noah Animal House. Hors d-oeuvres, pastries served. Tickets are $40 pp. RSVP 702-255-8055 or Panevino Ristorante 246 Via Antoni Ave, at Sunset in Marnell Corporate Center. p.s. no dogs allowed at this event!
    by at February 6th, 2007 at 08:02 pm