Enter to win $50 in Howl-o-ween photo contest

Do you dress your pet for Halloween? Post a photo of your pet in costume at 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. Deadline for entries is 11:59 p.m. Nov. 1.

We'll narrow down the entries to 15 or so finalists, then let you vote for your favorite. (Only one vote per person, please.) The finalists will also be featured in The Eagle on Nov. 6 and the winner on Nov. 13.

Questions? Call 316-268-6312.

Fire department to present safety tips

Lt. Tim Deneen from the Wichita Fire Department will speak Thursday at a meeting of the Kansas Toy Dog Club on fire safety tips for pet owners.

The meeting, which starts at 7 p.m., is free and open to the public.

At the meeting, the Kansas Toy Dog Club and Invisible Fence Brand of Central Kansas will present eight sets of animal resuscitation masks to the Fire Department.

The meeting is at the FlightSafety building at 9720 E. Central (at Webb Road). Please park in the east-side parking lot.

For more information, call 316-210-8086.

Compiled by Diane McCartney