Pets

Kennel club to hold microchip clinic for dogs

The Wichita Kennel Club will conduct a low-cost microchip clinic for dogs from 1 to 4 p.m. May 16 at the WKC building, 3448 N. Emporia.

The cost is $20 per dog for those preregistered by May 3 and $30 afterward. The fee includes implantation of the microchip by a licensed veterinarian and lifetime enrollment of your dog in the AKC Companion Animal Rescue database.

To preregister, e-mail wkcmicrochip@aol.com or call 316-788-7616.

Miniature horse show next weekend

Miniature horses from across the Midwest will be on display May 1 and 2 at the Heartland Classic Miniature Horse Show at the Kansas Coliseum pavilions, 85th Street North off I-135.

The horses will take part in activities such as jumping, driving and navigating obstacles. Horses and equine equipment will be for sale.

The show starts at 8 a.m. each day and is free to the public. Call 316-660-1000 for more information.

For more information about the Heartland Classic club, go to www.heartlandminiaturehorseclub.webs .com.

Andover clinic to talk about heartworms

Andover Veterinary Clinic will hold a presentation on Tuesday called "Heartworms — Even you can get them!"

The session, which starts at 6:30 p.m. at the clinic at 517 W. Central in Andover, will cover the parasites, their life cycle, and effects on your pets' health.

Limited space is available. To RSVP, call 316-733-0701. For more information, go to www.andovervet.com.

Compiled by Diane McCartney

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