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Kennel club to hold low-cost microchip clinic

  • Published Wednesday, August 28, 2013, at 4:30 p.m.
  • Updated Saturday, August 31, 2013, at 7:45 a.m.

Kennel club to hold low-cost microchip clinic

The Wichita Kennel Club will conduct a low-cost microchip clinic for dogs from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Sept. 22 at the kennel club building, 3448 N. Emporia.

The cost is $20 per dog for those registered by Sept. 14 and $25 afterward. The fee includes implantation of the microchip by a licensed veterinarian and lifetime enrollment of the dog in the AKC Companion Animal Rescue database.

To register, e-mail wkcmicrochip@aol.com with your name, number of dogs and preferred time. For more information, call 316-650-0377.

Retain wraps up dog wash, seeks garage sale donations

Saturday is the last day for the summer dog wash staffed by volunteers from Retain outside Heartland Animal Hospital, 4100 N. Woodlawn in Bel Aire.

From 1 to 4 p.m., volunteers will shampoo, rinse and towel off dogs for a fee of $4 for a small or medium-size dog and $5 for a large dog.

Proceeds go to help Retain, or Responsible and Ethical Treatment of Animals in Neighborhoods, pay for spay and neuter surgeries for pets whose owners can't afford them.

The group is now preparing for its annual fundraising garage sale, which will be held Sept. 26-28 at 615 S. Roosevelt.

To donate items in good, clean, usable condition (no clothing, please), or to make a tax-deductible donation, call Jerry at 316-682-2249.

Compiled by Diane McCartney

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