The Overland Park Police Department is asking the public for help finding a dog that bit a woman Saturday morning in the 13100 block of Carter Street.
A 55-year-old man sustained a cut to his hand Saturday night when a relative swung an ax at him during a domestic dispute. The attack occurred just before 9 p.m. in the 6000 block of E. 12th Street.
My friend Marlowe just relocated to the Pacific Northwest. I chauffeured her. Still, we made good time, but then Marlowe is always a little anxious, wants to scoot along. Call it a rats Manifest Destiny.
A Hutchinson man was sentenced to a year in jail after killing a cat by throwing it against a wall.
Its no wonder then that Carla Hanson and Clif Hall will open their 8,000-square-foot Shawnee home as a fundraiser for Operation Wildlife and the National Borzoi Rescue Foundation. On Feb. 9, visitors can tour the house that features more than 40 stained glass windows, a 36-foot indoor lap pool and a large, light-filled gallery space that holds a large portion of Hansons mask collection.
In all, 24 dogs were seized from an area known as having the highest number of pit bulls per capita in the city. A city ordinance limits pet owners to four dogs, and it requires owners of pit bulls to spay or neuter them unless they get a breeders permit.
The sale of "I'm Pet Friendly" license plates has raised more than $100,000 since 2009 for a pet spay and neuter program in Missouri.
A family dog is being called a hero after alerting a sleeping mother and her daughter to a burning house early Sunday in Raytown. The mother and 13-year-old daughter woke up to smoke and fire in the home in the 6700 block of Ralston Avenue shortly after 2 a.m., according to the Raytown Fire Protection District.
Tail Waggin PetStop is taking a large space on the first floor of a building at 1818 Wyandotte St., across from Mildreds Coffeehouse. It will offer high-quality food for dogs and cats in a wide range of prices, along with toys, treats, beds and other pet supplies. It also will have a do-it-yourself pet grooming area.
The animal welfare organization Wayside Waifs is entering its 70th year with a new president and a new message: It is more than just an animal shelter. The organization is not changing its name, but it wants to encourage people to recognize it as offering a complete circle of care for helpless animals, from adoption to behavioral assessment to the end of life.