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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 ...
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City gets grant to alter pits bulls in two zip codes

Two zip codes in Kansas City, 64130 and 64132, have the highest number of unaltered pit bulls and pit bull mixes. Now the city has a new grant it hopes will encourage owners to alter as many as 60 percent of the dogs in those areas. PetSmart ...
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How to report pets left out in the cold

With today’s record low temperatures, many folks are expressing concern about pets forced to stay outside in the cold. There is some help. The city says you can contact 311 to report a pet stuck out in the cold  from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. ...

Clinic seeing “huge influx” of pregnant cats and newborn kittens

Spring means warmer weather, flowering plants and….kittens. Photo used under a Creative Commons agreement by Jaizi Spring is kitten season, and we’re having a good one this year. The Spay and Neuter Clinic says it has seen a huge influx ...

Pet owners, get a free microchip when you buy a license

The Spay and Neuter Clinic has a special offer on March 22. The clinic is offering a free rabies shot and microchip to any pet owner that purchases a city license for $10. Here’s more from the Spay and Neuter Clinic: This offer is open to ...