Dog training class with Guy Yeaman and the city of Sparks
SPARKS — The city’s Parks & Recreation’s Basic Dog obedience program, instructed by Guy Yeaman, begins Jan. 30 and runs through March 5. Classes will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Sparks Recreation Center, 98 Richards Way. By using positive training methods, you will teach your dog to heel, sit, stand, stay, recall, etc. Results are guaranteed. Dogs will need a training collar (choke chain, Halti, Martingale, harness, etc.) and a 4- to 6-foo...
Poker tourney to benefit G.I. dogs program
RENO — The Peppermill Resort Spa Casino will host a Texas Hold’em Charity Poker Tournament at 7 p.m. Jan. 13 to benefit the Nevada Humane Society’s G.I. Dogs, a new program that will provide service dogs and companion pets to military veterans. The tournament will require participants to pay a $50 fee. There will be a prize pool and $20 re-buys and add-ons. All proceeds will directly benefit the G.I Dogs program. Re-buy participants will also ...