The Kansas Humane Society is enrolling children ages 7 to 12 for its Critter Camp sessions.
The camp is a summer program that covers topics such as caring for pets, pet health, overpopulation and animal jobs. Each camp is one week, with either morning or afternoon sessions, and features games, arts and crafts and animal interaction.
Cost is $80 and includes snacks and a T-shirt. For more information or to sign up, call 316-524-9196, ext. 248, or visit www.kshumane.org.
Wellington to hold 'Ride for Paws' benefit
The Wellington Humane Society will hold a "Ride for the Paws" fundraiser June 5.
All vehicles are welcome to join the ride, a 60-mile trip that will start at 10 a.m. at Wellington's Century Park. Stops will be made in Oxford, Udall and Mulvane.
Registration fees are $25 (includes T-shirt) per hand, $20 without a T-shirt, $10 each additional hand. Fees include a hot dog or hamburger.
For more information, call 620-326-8989.
Garage sale to help Big Dogs rescue
Big Dogs Huge Paws, an organization dedicated to rescuing giant-breed dogs, will have a garage sale June 3-5 to benefit the rescue.
Hours are 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. The location is 830 N. Mission.
For more information, call Kristy at 316-650-7362.
Family Dog to offer therapy dog classes
Family Dog Training & Behavioral Center at Wag'en Tail Ranch, 69th Street North and Hoover Road, will hold therapy dog certification classes in June.
Practice sessions will be at 6:30 p.m. June 4 and 11. The tests will be on June 18, with registration starting at 6 p.m. Dogs must be at least 1 year old and current on rabies, DHPPV and Bordetella vaccinations.
To enroll or for more information, call Jan Ronald at 316-755-2839.
CGC, TDI tests, kids' classes at All Paws
All Paws Pet Center will offer Canine Good Citizen and Therapy Dog International tests on June 12 at the store, 2110 N. Maize Road.
Pre-registration is required; call Nadine at 316-619-4082.
The store will also offer a new class this summer called KIDS N K9S, for children ages 8 to 14 and their family dogs. Children will be taught how to approach dogs properly, handle and care for their dogs and teach their dogs basic commands.
The KIDS N K9S class will be offered at 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays for four weeks, starting June 8, or at 9:30 a.m. Thursdays starting June 10. Classes will last 45 minutes, and parents must stay in attendance in the observation area.
For more information, call Nadine at 316- 619-4082.
Compiled by Diane McCartney