Enter Wichita Paws' beautiful dog photo contest

Do you have a dog — purebred or mixed-breed — that you think is as beautiful as any show dog? Enter Wichita Paws' "beautiful dog" photo contest for a chance to win a $50 gift card to a pet store.

To enter, go to and register, if you haven't already. Click on the "Contest" billboard for instructions on how to post your photo in a blog. Deadline for entries is 5 p.m. Monday.

A panel of judges will narrow the entries to 15 finalists, and registered users can vote for their favorite photo, starting on Thursday. Finalists will be published in The Eagle on April 17, and the winner on April 24.

Questions? Call 316-268-6593 or 316-268-6312.

Dog show at Coliseum this weekend

The Sunflower Cluster Dog Show, an American Kennel Club-sanctioned all-breed dog show, continues today and Sunday at the Kansas Coliseum.

Dogs representing more than 130 breeds will compete in conformation, obedience, agility, herding, rally and lure coursing, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., followed by the presentation of Best in Show.

Admission is free. Only dogs competing in the show will be allowed.

For more information, call 316-660-1000 or 316-744-8400.

Andover clinic to discuss pets, disasters

Andover Veterinary Clinic, 517 W. Central in Andover, will hold a session Tuesday on disaster preparedness for people and their pets.

Veterinarians will talk about advanced planning and the basics needed to help keep pets safe during a storm and after.

The meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. To RSVP, call 316-733-0701.

—Compiled by Diane McCartney