Dog rescue group to hold microchip clinic

03/05/2014 4:16 PM

03/05/2014 4:16 PM

Dog rescue group to hold microchip clinic

Eskie House American Eskimo Dog Rescue will hold a microchip clinic March 15 to raise money for medical supplies.

The clinic will be from noon to 3 p.m. at Ks Petite Paws, 9360 W. Central. The fee is $25. The brand of microchips used will be 24PetWatch.

Owners must bring proof of current vaccinations – rabies and distemper – for the dog and proof of ownership: owner’s name on veterinary records, adoption papers or purchase papers.

Eskies available for adoption will be at the clinics to meet the public.

For more information, call 316-617-9363 or 316-617-4164 and ask for Marilyn or La Vae.

Veterinarian to address feral cat health

Friends of Felines will host a free presentation, “How to Keep Your Feral Cat Colony Healthy,” at 2 p.m. March 15.

The event is at Pioneer Balloon Co., 5000 E. 29th St. North, across from the WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex. Doors open at 1 p.m.

The presentation, by veterinarian Sherry Ibrahim, will include topics such as how to treat cold symptoms, flea control, nutrition, rabies and a Q & A.

For more information, visit www.felinefriendsks.com, e-mail info@felinefriendsks.com or call 316-778-0869.

Meet the Breeds March 23 at Century II

The Wichita Kennel Club will hold a Meet the Breeds event March 23 at Century II.

The free event, rescheduled from March 2, will be from 1 to 4 p.m. in the foyer of the Concert Hall, 225 W. Douglas.

Representatives from area dog, kennel and training clubs will be on hand with their dogs to answer questions and help visitors decide which breed is right for their household. Twenty to 25 breeds of dogs will be represented at the fourth annual event.

Meet the Breeds is held in conjunction with the 28th annual Art Show at the Dog Show, a juried exhibit dedicated to canine-related art. The show, with more than 180 pieces of original art, will be presented at Century II and CityArts, 334 N. Mead, through April 7.

Compiled by Diane McCartney

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