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Dog N Jog

Mark your calendar (and your dog's calendar!) for a morning of fun at The 27th Annual Dog-N-Jog! The annual event consists of a 1 & 2 mile walk & run-- and much more. Online registration is coming soon.

KC Pet Telethon
telethonOnce again, the community of Kansas City stepped up to help the homeless pets as they pledged their support during the Kansas City Pet Telethon on Sunday, April 13. We raised approximately $120,000 which will go to support the animals in our care... more >

If you missed the Pet Telethon, it's not too late to make a gift to help the animals >

Saving Lives Video100 yearsFounded in 1912, we've been saving and improving the lives of pets in the Greater Kansas City area for over 100 years!

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News& Upcoming Events

Volunteer Orientation & Training: Thursday, April 24 & Saturday, May 10

Volunteer OrientationWe have many volunteer opportunities for committed volunteers who are looking to make a difference. Class is from 10:30am to Noon. You must sign-up in advance to attend... more >

The HSGKC Dog Blog: Yips, Yaps, Barks & Howls

Volunteer OrientationWish you could know more about the dogs at HSGKC? We do, too! We thought the best way to tell you more would be to ask the dogs themselves. This blog was created for our dogs to give you the yips, yaps, barks and howls about what's going on -- from their point of view.... more >

Meet Adoptable Dogs at Brookside Barkery & Bath: Saturday, May 17

SatelliteWe'll be at the Brookside location on 63rd Street from 11am to 3pm with several adoptable dogs and some kitties, too... more >

Happy Tails: Photos of our Adopted Pets in their Forever Homes!

Happy Tails photoTROOPER and many other pets adopted from HSGKC are featured in our updated slideshow. Guaranteed to brighten your day!... more >

HSGKC Pet Food Bank Serves Those in Need

Volunteer OrientationHSGKC's Pet Food Bank is now open and serving the Greater KC community. Donated food is available for people needing assistance feeding their cats and dogs. The Pet Food Bank is partially funded by a generous grant from Banfield Charitable Trust... more >

Give the Gift of Comfort: Donate a Kitty Cot or a Kuranda Dog or Cat Bed

Kuranda BedDonate a Kuranda bed or a Kitty Cot and you'll be giving our shelter dogs and cats the gift of comfort! Your bed donation will make a world of difference to them... more >

Join iGive and Help HSGKC Every Time You Shop Online

iGiveYou can help HSGKC every time you shop online. The iGive Button makes it simple. It's all free and so easy to help the animals at HSGKC. There are 1403 socially-responsible stores helping to make donations happen.... more >