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2023 Paw Print Issue

A celebration of the remarkable pets of Our Town. 

Sponsored by:

Chloe * Patty Baker


Cookie * Patty Baker


Hunter and Jellybean * Therapy Dogs at Children’s Mercy


Stanley * Kaylea Ford


Stanley * Kaylea Ford


Kiki * Sudy Hurst


Geneva * Sudy Hurst


Luna * Alicia Janssen


Sansa and Indie * Shelby Krech


Brooks with Everett and Emmett Langdon * Laura and Jesse Langdon


Abbie * John Leifer


Boo * John Leifer


Laina Gunsallus, Emma Robertson, Sharon Ramsey, and Molly Sefton at Powell Gardens with Elvis the donkey


Cooper * The Sansale Family


Irisa, a blue patched tabby Norwegian Forest cat * Thaylia Smith and Patrick Conway


Levi, a blue British Longhair * Thaylia Smith and Patrick Conway


Worf, an Alaskan Malamute * Thaylia Smith and Patrick Conway


Flopsie and Lulu * Ellie and Rosie Cribb


Two, the resident fish at The Children’s Place


Parker * The Dean Family


Einstein * Rachel and Jake Falcon


Caro and Patton Fehsenfeld with Saylor


Tam Singer, Great Plains SPCA; spent time out in the community with the organization’s HERO Team (Humane Empowerment Resources Outreach), which provides life-saving services for community pets in Our Town.


A youth volunteer at Great Plains SPCA played with a kitten in the Cattery.


Dr. Morrow spoke to a second grade class at Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy about her guide dog, Kiwi.


Wendy, Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy; with her dog, Max. Max is Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy’s emotional service dog.


Otis lives at Healing House, where he has become an essential part of each participant’s recovery process.


Otis, the resident dog at Healing House, with Bob


Sophie and Summit * Suzie Schuckman


Mona, a miniature poodle * Taylor Smith


Bergie and Tonic * The Snively Family


Kona and Marlin * The Thompson Family (Photo Credit: Ali Fleming Photography)


Maverick * USO Therapy Dog


Apache * USO Therapy Dog



Apache and Maverick * USO Therapy Dogs