Pet briefs: Dog washes, garage sales

06/22/2013 6:56 AM

06/22/2013 6:57 AM

Mission Pawsible fundraiser is Saturday at Forum Theatre

Mission Pawsible, a benefit for the Sedgwick County Animal Response Team, is Saturday at the Forum Theatre, 147 S. Hillside.

The event, which includes live entertainment, heavy hors d’oeuvres, beer and wine, and silent and live auctions, is from 7 to 10 p.m. June 22. Tickets are $55 and can be purchased at or at the door.

Proceeds go to the Sedgwick County Animal Response Team, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the survival and welfare of animals during natural and manmade disasters in Sedgwick County and surrounding areas.

Summer dog wash each Saturday in Bel Aire

Does your dog need a bath? Leave the dirty work to volunteers and help a good cause by taking your dog to the Retain summer dog wash.

Every Saturday between 1 and 4 p.m. through Sept. 7, weather permitting, volunteers will shampoo, rinse and towel off dogs for a requested donation of $4 for a small or medium-size dog and $5 for a large dog.

Proceeds from the dog wash, held outside Heartland Animal Hospital, 4100 N. Woodlawn in Bel Aire, go to Responsible and Ethical Treatment of Animals in Neighborhoods, a local group that helps pay for spay and neuter surgeries for pets whose owners can't afford them.

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