Pets

Center to hold therapy dog sessions, tests

Family Dog Training & Behavioral Center, at 69th Street North and Hoover Road, will hold therapy dog informational sessions and testing in February.

At 6:30 p.m. Feb. 11, trainers will go over the steps of the Therapy Dog International test and discuss where certified therapy dogs can go and what they do.

At 6:30 p.m. Feb. 18, the center will test handlers and their dogs to become therapy dog teams and will also give the Canine Good Citizen test.

The cost is $10 per week. Rabies, DHPPV and Bordetella vaccinations are required. Dogs must be at least 6 months old to take the Canine Good Citizen test and at least 1 year old to test to be a therapy dog.

For more information or to enroll, call Jan Ronald at 316-755-2839 or e-mail famdogtrng@hotmail.com.

Bunny TNT club to meet Feb. 13

Bunny TNT, a club for people who own and love rabbits, will have its next meeting at 2 p.m. Feb. 13.

The club will meet at the Derby Petco on Rock Road, which will be featuring bunnies Feb. 12 and 13.

The meeting will include social time, information about care of elderly rabbits, free nail trimming and bunnies for adoption.

For more information, call Joyce Gedraitis at 316-683-1122 or e-mail grandmabunnyep@yahoo.com.

Dog trainer to speak to Toy Dog Club

Certified dog trainer Kelly Spencer will be the featured speaker at the February meeting of the Kansas Toy Dog Club.

Spencer, who has been training dogs since 1998, will offer tips on training and doggie behavior.

The meeting, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 7 p.m. Feb. 17 at the Hawker Beechcraft FlightSafety building, Central and Webb. Park at the east-side underground parking facility.

Compiled by Diane McCartney

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