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Animal shelter fees to increase

Drop off fees and adoption fees at the Kansas City animal shelter would go up under an ordinance before the city council. The council public safety committee recommended approval today and sent the matter to the full council, which will vote ...
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City considers allowing potbellied pigs

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Donate to treat injured or sick animals, shelter operator asks

Courtesy KC Pet Project About four injured or sick dogs or cats arrive at the city animal shelter every day, where there is too little space or too few resources for them. So KC Pet Project, the non-profit operator of the no-kill shelter, is ...
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Police should do animal abuse cases, group says

A Kansas City group is pushing for the police to take a role in animal cases. The city should also look at outsourcing animal control operations like the shelter to another non-profit group, Britton Hunter told the public safety committee Wednesday. She ...
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A tail of abstract art

Courtesy KC Pet Project. An art exhibit coming to the Crossroads district goes beyond humanism into abstract animal magnetism. Dog and cats were the paint brushes, as they slipped and slid on canvas and wagged tails to bold effect. They can ...
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Pet vaccination clinic coming to Roanoke Community Center

The Spay and Neuter Clinic of Kansas City is coming to the Roanoke Community Center Saturday, Jan. 24 for a pet vaccination clinic. Here are the details: T.L.C. (TAG, LICENSE, CHIP) PACKAGE $30 (for spayed or neutered pets)
 $40 (if not already ...
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KC animal shelter wins challenge grant, with community help

Operators of the Kansas City animal shelter won a $25,000 challenge grant this month because of community engagement done this summer. The ASPCA awarded grant to the KC Pet Project, which competed with 50 animal shelters nationwide, said Teresa ...
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Free vaccinations, microchipping for pets

Pets can be vaccinated and microchipped for free tomorrow during the Night Out Against Crime event at East 27th Street and Woodland from 4 to 7 p.m. The City of Kansas City, Missouri, will partner with Spay & Neuter Kansas City to hold ...
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Animal shelter is full, time to adopt or foster

Come on, who can resist that face? Officials at the animal shelter say they’ve taken in 255 new dogs and cat in the past week, and the shelter is full. The KC Pet Project, which operates the city’s shelter, hopes the community will help ...
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City animal shelter changes rules

Business is so brisk at the city animal shelter that people dropping off their animals will have to make an appointment. Starting April 1, the shelter will require the appointments, its operator said in a press release. “Scheduling appointments ...