The Sedgwick County Animal Response Team (SCART), a nonprofit organization dedicated to the survival and welfare of animals during natural and manmade disasters in the Sedgwick County area, will have a quarterly meeting and training session from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Salvation Army, 350 N. Market. The meeting is open to the public.
The training will be provided by an animal control officer and a Kansas Humane Society staff member and will include how to handle cats.
For more information, call 316-371-5400.
All Paws plans pet food seminar
All Paws Pet Center, 21st and Maize Road, will offer a seminar at 1 p.m. Aug. 21 on "Pet Food Fact and Myths" and "How to Diet Your Dog."
The seminar will give a short history on dog and cat food and explain why certain things — protein, vegetables, carbs, grains, etc. —are in pet food, as well as what amounts are appropriate. Also covered: things you don't want to see in dog or cat food and why.
People can also learn how they can put their dog on a diet without the pet feeling deprived.
Seating is limited. For more information or to reserve a seat, call 316-619-4082.
Garage sale to benefit Humane Society
A garage sale to benefit the Kansas Humane Society will be Aug. 20 and 21 at 704 E. Harry in Andover. Hours are 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Items include clothing, Christmas decorations, electronics, furniture, building supplies, home decor, crafting supplies and books.
Bunny TNT to hold 4th birthday bash Aug. 22
Bunny TNT will have its fourth annual Birthday Bash from 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 22 at Exploration Place, 300 N. McLean Blvd.
The club will have bunnies in the lobby for show, petting and adoption. This is an opportunity to learn about Bunny TNT and about bunny care — feeding, grooming and appropriate toys.
A car show will have McLean Boulevard closed, but access will be permitted to Exploration Place. For more information, call Joyce Gedraitis at 316-683-1122.
RETAIN dog wash open through Sept. 4
The summer is winding down, but the RETAIN dog wash will be operating today and every Saturday through Sept. 4 at Heartland Animal Hospital, 4100 N. Woodlawn in Bel Aire.
Between 1 and 4 p.m., 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