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Updated at 10:27 AM

Pets have the power to render humans, well, more human. While dog walking and meeting others, I sense goodness on both ends of the leash. All my defenses go down, and that, my friend, is spiritual.After my 17-year-old dog Mojo died in July, I couldn’t handle a new dog right away. Yet little Ginger pranced unplanned into my life. At barely six pounds, she was part of a neighbor’s “accidental litter.” As in all things, I bow to God’s...

Updated Oct 18, 2014 at 10:26 PM

Clever DIY Halloween costume ideas for your furry friends.

Updated Sep 22, 2014 at 11:34 AM

We are horrible cat owners. I say that because we routinely go against the American Humane Association’s explicit instructions not to let our cats go outside. If Betty White came to our house and whupped us within an inch of our...

Updated Sep 2, 2014 at 2:09 PM

You may recall me mentioning how we have four dogs in our household, which you’d think would be enough. But my wife, Theresa, is of the opinion that you can never have too many dogs around, and once you’ve got two dogs you...

Posted Aug 19, 2014 at 9:01 AM

Last year, almost 90 dogs participated in the Dog Swim at Pittsburg Aquatic Center. This year, the goal was 100."We were four dogs short. We had 96 dogs," said Erica Wilson, Southeast Kansas Humane Society public relations...

Posted Aug 17, 2014 at 12:00 PM

It’s time to make this facebook official. I’m single and looking for my other half… my human that is. I’m Willa and I am quite the catch if I do say so myself. I get along with other dogs and I am quickly...

Posted Aug 15, 2014 at 5:36 PM

Raccoons, skunks, bats and foxes are most common carriers

Posted Aug 15, 2014 at 5:36 PM

Hallmark Channel puts its money on kittens with new Super Bowl show.

Posted Aug 3, 2014 at 12:00 PM

I am searching for my Best Friend! I need someone to run, jump, and play with me. I am very energetic and I could easily make the track team with my running speed. I just hope that you will be able to keep up with me. Everyone tells me...

Posted Aug 1, 2014 at 1:01 AM

Looking for an app to keep your cat (and yourself) occupied? Or are you looking for something to help you be a better cat owner? Check out these top suggestions.FRISKIES JITTERBUG: This is a game for your cat. (It works best...

Posted Jul 31, 2014 at 6:00 PM

Saturday, Southeast Kansas Humane Society hopes to do a little bowling for a little walking. SEKHS will host the 14th annual Bowlarama at Holiday Lanes from 6:30-9 p.m. to help raise money not just for the animal shelter, but also for a potential...

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