Archive for Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Humane Society fundraiser to feature contests for pets

October 5, 2011

The Leavenworth County Humane Society Inc. is having its first Pets in the Grove as part of Lansing’s fall festival, Autumn in the Grove.

Pets in the Grove will be 11 a.m.-1 p.m. with contests for pets and youngsters at Kelly Grove Park at Kansas Highway 7 and Gilman Road.

Prizes will be awarded to the pet with the longest ears, fluffiest tail, most unique, best pet dancer and best singer, as well as closest look-alike pet and person. Dogs can bob for toys and participate in the Sit, Down, Shake Walk.

Children younger than 12 can compete in dog treat stacking or gummy fish stacking.

Entry fee for each event is $5. Proceeds will benefit LCHS animal welfare programs. Registration forms are available at, by e-mail at, or on the LCHS Facebook page.


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