Eskie rescue to hold monthly microchip clinics

Eskie rescue to hold monthly microchip clinics

Eskie House American Eskimo Dog Rescue will hold monthly microchip clinics this winter and spring to raise money for medical supplies.

Clinics will be held from noon to 3 p.m. on the third Saturday of the month, starting Jan. 18, 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.

Skaer clinic to hold seminar on hospice care

Skaer Veterinary Clinic will hold a free educational seminar about hospice care for pets on Jan. 25.

The seminar, which starts at 1:15 p.m. at the clinic, 404 S. Edgemoor, Building 100, will discuss the benefits of end-of-life care for your pet.

Hospice care offers clients the chance to give their pets a personal, caring and intimate end-of-life experience, the clinic said in a news release. The primary focus includes pain control, physical comfort and nutritional support, the release said.

To register or for more information, call 316-683-4641.

Cat show welcomes entries of household pets

Cats need not be purebreds to compete in the Wichita Cat Fancy winter show Feb. 1 and 2 at the Cotillion.

People are urged to enter their nonregistered cats in the show’s household pet division, a category that celebrates the beauty of the everyday cat.

Cats must be at least 4 months old, spayed or neutered if older than 8 months, current on all vaccinations, of good temperament and not de-clawed.

The entry fee is $30 per cat, and the deadline for entries is Jan. 28.

For more information or to register, call 316-516-9428 or go to

Compiled by Diane McCartney