The Wayside Waifs animal shelter in south Kansas City takes in more than 40 percent of its yearly regular donations in just the fourth quarter. But the shelter’s Casey Waugh (shown giving a treat last year to Tally the dog) points out that “there is a need year-round.” Wayside Waifs is at 3901 Martha Truman Road.
The Wayside Waifs animal shelter in south Kansas City takes in more than 40 percent of its yearly regular donations in just the fourth quarter. But the shelter’s Casey Waugh (shown giving a treat last year to Tally the dog) points out that “there is a need year-round.” Wayside Waifs is at 3901 Martha Truman Road. File photo Allison Long along@kcstar.com
The Wayside Waifs animal shelter in south Kansas City takes in more than 40 percent of its yearly regular donations in just the fourth quarter. But the shelter’s Casey Waugh (shown giving a treat last year to Tally the dog) points out that “there is a need year-round.” Wayside Waifs is at 3901 Martha Truman Road. File photo Allison Long along@kcstar.com

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