KHS is following the guidance of the Sedgwick County Stay at Home order will temporarily close to the public starting Wednesday, March 25. During the next week, we will evaluate how to continue offering important services to the community and focus on deep cleaning. The health and safety of our employees and animals is our top priority. This timeline is subject to change based on what guidance we receive from local public health officials. Click here for more info.

Helping Homeless Pets One Penny at a Time

Pennies for Paws is an annual KHS fundraiser for schools. Recognizing the natural bond between children and pets, many area schools and groups have added Pennies for Paws to their yearly curriculum. Teaching the importance of being humane, environmentally conscious citizens is a worthwhile and rewarding task.

This is often the first experience for many children in volunteering or giving to charity. By collecting spare pennies, nickels, and dimes, they learn that even the most humble of gestures will make a huge difference in their community.

IDEAS!

  • Suggested by a USD 259 teacher, "Finish your Pennies for Paws fundraising week with a Valentines Day Puppy Love classroom party!"
  • Middle Schools & High Schools - Make it a math challenge! Determine how many pennies a 5 gallon jug can hold.
  • Make a display wall featuring adopted pets from teachers & staff in your school.

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PRIZES

Prizes are being re-vamped for the 2018-2019 School year!  Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more info!

Schedule a Visit Today

To schedule a free personalized pet visit, please fill out the form below. If you experience any difficulty with the online form, email Shanna at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your information so we can get you scheduled.

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