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Pet briefs (Oct. 5)

  • Published Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, at 7:52 a.m.

Woofstock is Saturday at Sedgwick County Park

Woofstock, the annual party in the park and fundraiser for the Kansas Humane Society, is from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Sedgwick County Park, 6300 W. 13th St.

The dog-friendly event includes contests, music, food, vendors and a silent auction.

Admission to Woofstock is $5, or $25 for a VIP donation, which includes a T-shirt and goodie bag.

All proceeds help the Kansas Humane Society care for the more than 16,000 animals that enter its doors each year.

For more information, go to www.kshumane.org or call 316-524-9196.

Clinic to provide free pet services for homeless

The Sedgwick County Animal Response Team, in cooperation with Inter-Faith Ministries, will hold the first in a series of pet wellness clinics Oct. 12 for pet owners affected by homelessness.

The clinic, from 1 to 4 p.m. at 841 N. Broadway, will serve as a practice drill for SCART volunteers and offer free wellness exams, vaccinations and city licenses for pets whose owners are homeless. Exams will be provided by licensed veterinarians, and all services are free. Service is limited to dogs and cats.

Spay-Neuter Kansas will provide vouchers and set up appointments for pet sterilization.

Service is by appointment only. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 316-263-0006.

Compiled by Diane McCartney

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