January 23, 2013

Director of Ag to Tour Wayside Waifs Animal Shelter, Speak About Spay and Neuter Program

Director of Agriculture Dr. Jon Hagler will visit the Wayside Waifs animal shelter Thursday afternoon for a guided tour of the facility and to promote Missouri's pet spay and neuter grant program. Cynthia Smith of Wayside Waifs will lead the tour, which will include the cat and dog adoption areas and the facility's newly expanded veterinary clinic, evaluation and admissions area.

Representatives of Spay Neuter Kansas City and "I'm Pet Friendly" Spay & Neuter Committee member George Harding of Lee's Summit will join Dr. Hagler for the tour.

During the visit, Dr. Hagler will speak about Missouri's "I'm Pet Friendly" Spay & Neuter Program, which provides grants for spay and neuter services through the sale of "I'm Pet Friendly" specialty license plates. This is the fifth year for the "I'm Pet Friendly" program. The sale of each plate provides $20 for the state's spay and neuter grant program. Grants are distributed by a committee of three animal care professionals.

Director of Agriculture Dr. Jon Hagler, Wayside Waifs president Cynthia Smith Pet Spay & Neuter Committee member George Harding, and Spay Neuter Kansas City president and executive director Michelle Dormady-Rivera

Guided facility tour, recognition of local organizations and promotional event for spay and neuter programs

Thurs., January 24, 2013
2:00 p.m.

Wayside Waifs
3901 East Martha Truman Road
Kansas City, Mo. 64137