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Pet briefs (Feb. 15, 2014)

  • Published Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, at 6:44 p.m.

Free talk to address periodontal care for pets

A free seminar on periodontal care for pets will be Saturday at Skaer Veterinary Clinic.

The session starts at 1:15 p.m. at the clinic, 404 S. Edgemoor, and will address proper dental care for dogs and cats.

Veterinarian Sarah Dugan will answer questions about periodontal treatments, why they are important and what they entail. She’ll also talk about at-home dental care people can provide for their pets.

For more information or to register, call 316-683-4641. People can also sign up at the front desk.

Friends of Felines to meet Sunday

Friends of Felines, a local group practicing TNR – trap, neuter, return – for feral cats in efforts to reduce the number of unwanted cats and kittens, will have its first general meeting of 2014 with a new board and new plans.

The group, which also provides support to cats’ caregivers, will meet Sunday at Pioneer Balloon Co., 5000 E. 29th St. North – east of 29th and Oliver across from the WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex. A social will begin at 4:30 p.m., and the meeting will start at 5.

The event is free and open to the public. Come learn about what Friends of Felines does and its efforts to help the community.

For more information, go to www.felinefriendsks.com or Facebook, Friends of Felines Kansas.

Bunny TNT club to meet in Derby

Bunny TNT, an organization for people who own and love bunnies, will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday.

The meeting will be at the Derby Petco on Rock Road. Attendees can meet and ask questions of other bunny owners, pick up a copy of the club’s latest newsletter and see baby bunnies that are waiting adoption.

For more information, call Joyce Gedraitis at 316-683-1122 or e-mail grandmabunnyep@yahoo.com.

Meet the Breeds March 2 at Century II

Wichita Kennel Club will present a Meet the Breeds event March 2 in the foyer at Century II.

Twenty to 25 breeds of dogs will be represented at the fourth annual event, which allows people to learn about different breeds and which might be the best fit for their family. People are free to pet the dogs and ask questions of the owners.

Hours are 1 to 5 p.m., and admission is free.

Compiled by Diane McCartney

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