The American Cancer Society will hold a Bark for Life fundraiser from 10 a.m. until noon today at Riverside Park. Registration is $25 per dog.
Dog owners can start a team, join a team or register as an individual. There will be goodies for the dogs, contests, demonstrations by K-9 units and more.
For more information, visit www.relayforlife.org/barkwichitaks.
Dog grooming seminar at All Paws
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All Paws Pet Center at 21st and Maize Road will offer a free grooming seminar at 1 p.m. July 31.
David Emrich with David's Dog Spa will demonstrate the proper brushes for the different dog coats, proper nail cutting and grinding, ear cleaning and how to stretch the time between professional dog groomings.
Seating is limited. For more information or to reserve a seat, call 316-619-4082.
Kennel club offers conformation classes
The Wichita Kennel Club will offer beginning conformation classes, teaching people how to prepare their dogs for a show, starting Aug. 10.
Classes will be Tuesdays at 7 p.m. for six weeks at the kennel club, 3448 N. Emporia. The fee is $65.
To make a reservation or for more information, call Treva Faires at 316-440-4425.
RETAIN dog wash open for business
The RETAIN dog wash is open for business at Heartland Animal Hospital, 4100 N. Woodlawn in Bel Aire.
Today and every Saturday between 1 and 4 p.m. through Sept. 4, weather permitting, volunteers will shampoo, rinse and towel off dogs for a requested donation of $4 for a small or medium-sized dog and $5 for a large dog.
Proceeds go to RETAIN, a local group that helps pay to spay and neuter pets whose owners can't afford the surgeries.
Compiled by Diane McCartney