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Sittings take place at your home and boardings take place at your pet caregiver's home.
All pet caregivers offer pick-up and drop-off for boarding services.
Your pet caregiver will send photos and videos throughout the service in addition to a thorough report card.
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Perky’s for Paws Fundraising Supper
Head down to Perky’s Café in December over in Basehor, Kansas, for a dinner with the dogs. Hosted by Leavenworth County Humane Society, join other dog owners and their pooches for breakfast-for-dinner! Enjoy pancakes, eggs, sausage, and bacon with coffee or orange juice, while your pup snacks on dog-friendly, bone-shaped cakes.
This fundraising event runs from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Remember that all dogs must be leashed during the event. Dinner costs $20 per person.
Santa Claws will be on site taking photos with the pooches for just $5. With the Christmas tree in the background, these festive photos make great Christmas cards for your family!
Wayside Waifs Wednesday Santa Meet and Greet
Bring your dog to Chicken N Pickle in North Kansas City for the chance to meet Santa! On specific days in December Santa will be at Chicken N Pickle to take photos will all the good pups in the Kansas City area. From 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. get a free photo with Santa, and enjoy food and beverage specials from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Funds raised from food and drink sales go to Wayside Waifs.
A few local vendors will be selling goods during the event as well.
At 5 p.m., adoptable dogs will be brought on site in hopes of finding new homes. The event is free to attend!
BarkHappy KC Ugly Sweater Fashion Show Pawty
Slide your dog’s ugliest sweater on, put on one yourself, and get to the Westlake Ave Hardware in Westport, Kansas City for the Ugly Sweater Fashion Show Pawty! This event is hosted by BarkHappy KC for Wayside Waifs as a fundraising event.
Put your dog in the fashion show, where they can strut the runway in their sweater and be photographed modelling on the runway by a professional photographer! Receive free gifts for showing up, including delicious goodies. Enter into the raffle drawing to win great prizes.
Don’t forget to pick up free samples from local and national brands and snap a photo with Santa Paws!
Paws in the Park
Drive down to Topeka for the annual Paws in the Park event each April hosted by Helping Hands Humane Society. Their goal is to fill the Topeka West High School Soccer Field with dogs to raise money to help thousands of homeless, abused, and neglected pets each year!
Browse through vendor booths and bring home products you and your dog just can’t live without. Enjoy great food and let your kids have fun in the bounce houses. Enter the pet contests for a chance to win some pretty pup-tacular prizes.
Registration is $25 and includes an event T-shirt, bag, and a dog bandana. General admission is $15.
Every September, dogs romp through the pool at Wollman Aquatic Center during the Doggie Splash event. With three different swim sessions, your dog is sure to find a time slot that works best you both. Small dogs swim from 3:30 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. There are two separate sessions for large dogs. The first is from 4:30 to 5:15 and the second is 5:30 to 6:15.
All non-aggressive dogs are invited to join in on the fun, but unfortunately, humans can’t join their dogs in the water. Only one dog allowed per person.
The entry fee is $5 at the door.
Proceeds benefit Leavenworth’s Waggin’ Tails Dog Park and will help pay for improvements that need to be made to the park.
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