Pet briefs (Feb. 8, 2014)

Westminster watch party to raise money for SCART

A Westminster Dog Show Watch Paw-ty on Feb. 11 will help raise money for the Sedgwick County Animal Response Team.

The event is from 6 to 10 p.m. at Larry Bud’s west, 6200 W. 21st St. The dog show will be televised starting at 7 p.m.

Activities will include a test of knowledge of the canine world, Buddy Bingo with Carol Hughes from KFDI radio and door prize drawings. Drink and food specials will be offered, including $1 tacos.

Cover charge is $10 and includes one door prize ticket and one bingo game card. Tickets are only available at the door.

For more information about SCART, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the survival and welfare of animals during natural and manmade disasters in Sedgwick County and surrounding areas, go to

Talk to cover periodontal care for pets

A free seminar on periodontal care for pets will be Feb. 15 at Skaer Veterinary Clinic.

The session starts at 1:15 p.m. at the clinic, 404 S. Edgemoor, and will address proper dental care for dogs and cats.

Veterinarian Sarah Dugan will answer questions about periodontal treatments, why they are important and what they entail. She’ll also talk about at-home dental care people can provide for their pets.

For more information or to register, call 316-683-4641. People can also sign up at the front desk.

Bunny TNT club to meet in Derby

Bunny TNT, an organization for people who own and love bunnies, will hold its next meeting at 2 p.m. Feb. 16.

The meeting will be at the Derby Petco on Rock Road. Attendees can meet and ask questions of other bunny owners, pick up a copy of the club’s latest newsletter and see baby bunnies that are waiting adoption.

For more information, call Joyce Gedraitis at 316-683-1122 or e-mail

Compiled by Diane McCartney