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Pet briefs: Dog wash in El Dorado, ‘Bark in the Park’

Ginger, a Pomeranian, yawns in the arms of her owner, Tammy Snapp, at Bark in the Park in 2003.
Ginger, a Pomeranian, yawns in the arms of her owner, Tammy Snapp, at Bark in the Park in 2003. File photo

Dog wash to benefit Butler County Animal Response Team

The Butler County Animal Response Team will hold a fundraising dog wash June 4 in El Dorado. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Fire Station Two, 2600 W. Sixth, dogs can be bathed and towel-dried for $10. Money raised will be used to purchase supplies for the group’s new response team trailer. Alex’s House Dog Rescue will also offer microchipping for $20 per dog.

The Butler County Animal Response Team was formed to help ensure the safety, survival and welfare of animals affected by natural and man-made disasters in the area. For more information, go to bucoks.com/index.aspx?NID=651.

Take Spot out to the ball game

Dogs are invited to Lawrence-Dumont Stadium on June 5 as the Cowley County Humane Society presents Bark in the Park.

The event, which starts at 1:05 p.m., features the Wichita Wingnuts playing the Gary Southshore Railcats. Visitors can stop by the Cowley County Humane Society’s booth, meet adoptable animals and enter their dogs in contests.

Tickets are $10 and can be obtained through the shelter’s website, www.cowleycountyhumanesociety.org; at the shelter, 7648 222nd Road in Winfield; and at the shelter’s adoption events from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Petco at 1912 N. Rock Road in Derby and June 4 at PetSmart at 11739 E. Kellogg Drive. Proceeds benefit the shelter. For more information, call 620-221-1698.

Compiled by Diane McCartney

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