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Satellite Adoption Events
A few times each month we pick out several of our shelter pets, give them a good scrubbing in the tub or extra brushing, and go out on the town to look for good homes! It's fun and good socialization for them, and a great opportunity for you to meet your new best friend.

Adoption PhotoWe do not send pets home directly from our satellite adoption events. Instead, we ask that you fill out an application online or at the event and we'll follow up on the next business day. We do this so that you have some time to think about it without having to make a hurried decision and commitment, and to allow us time to review applications. If we both agree that this pet is good match for you, then we can arrange a time that's convenient for you to pick up your new furry friend from our shelter.

For more information please go to our adoption process page. Please note that we prefer and may require a fenced yard for many of our dogs. Exceptions are made on an individual basis depending on the dog's needs, the person's dog experience, the dog's and person's activity levels, home environment and other factors.

Come on out and meet our wonderful pets at our next event! To inquire about which pets may be coming to the following satellite adoption events, or to make a request, call 913-596-1000 ext. 113 or send an email.

april

tail waggin petstopTail Waggin' PetStop
Friday, April 1 during First Friday in the Crossroads
1818 Wyandotte Street, KC MO 64108
6 to 8pm

HSGKC adoptable pets will be heading down to the Crossroads for First Friday's art and festivities! You can meet them at Tail Waggin' PetStop between 6-8pm on April 1... we're not fooling!


Brookside BarkeryBrookside Barkery & Bath
Saturday, April 16
Brookside Location: 118 West 63rd Street, KCMO 64113
Phone: 816.333.2275 (BARK)
11am to 3pm

We'll bring several adoptable dogs to Brookside Barkery & Bath in Brookside!


Gordon BierschGordon Biersch Tapping Party
Wednesday, April 20
Gordon Biersch -- Power & Light
100 East 14th Street, Kansas City, MO 64105
Event is 5 to 8pm -- Meet adoptable dogs 5:30 to 8pm

Join us for the tapping of Maibock beer at Gordon Biersch in the Power & Light District, with 10% of sales benefiting HSGKC. There will be live music, passed apetizers and raffle drawings-- and meet some of our adoptable dogs!


U-Wash PuppyU-Wash Puppy
Saturday, April 23
7418 Nieman Rd, Shawnee, Kansas 66203
1 to 4pm

Bring in your dog for a spa day at U-Wash Puppy in Shawnee and support HSGKC! You may bathe your dog yourself or have HSGKC volunteers do it for you. Meet some of our sweet adoptable dogs while your pup is getting all prettied up, check out the vendors, and enter our raffle for fun prizes. All proceeds benefit HSGKC.


Gail's Harley DavidsonGail's Harley-Davidson: Dogs & Hogs Event
Saturday, April 30
5900 E. 150 Highway in Grandview, MO 64030
11am to 3pm

Gail's Harley-Davidson is hosting an adoption event for us in honor of National Adopt A Shelter Pet Day. They'll have a large tent and will be grilling out. Come out and meet some Dogs & Hogs!



may

Tail Waggin' PetstopTail Waggin' PetStop
Saturday, May 7
1818 Wyandotte Street, KC MO 64108
In the Crossroads during the Streetcar Kickoff Weekend
1 to 3pm

HSGKC adoptable pets will be heading down to the Crossroads for the Streetcar Kickoff Weekend. You can meet them at Tail Waggin' PetStop between 1-3pm on Saturday.


PetSmartPetSmart in Shawnee
Saturday, May 14
15200 Shawnee Mission Pkwy, Shawnee, KS 66217
(Near Shawnee Mission Pkway & Lackman Road)
11am to 3pm

We'll bring several adoptable dog and cats to PetSmart in Shawnee!



june

Dog-N-JogThe 29th Annual Dog-N-Jog
Sunday, June 12
on The Country Club Plaza
7 to 10:30am

Bring your dog for a morning of fun at Dog-n-Jog! The annual event consists of a 1 & 2 mile run and a 1 mile walk-- and new this year, the Wiener Dog Dash!

Wiener Dog Dash Festivities include pet photos, a pet caricaturist, costume contests, an agility run, raffle and local emcees. We'll also have adoptable dogs for you to meet. More info about Dog-N-Jog >

Register online today >


Brookside BarkeryBrookside Barkery & Bath
Saturday, June 18
Brookside Location: 118 West 63rd Street, KCMO 64113
Phone: 816.333.2275 (BARK)
11am to 3pm

We'll bring several adoptable dogs to Brookside Barkery & Bath in Brookside!


Questions? Call 913-596-1000 ext. 113 or send an email.