Meet the featured pet of a week, a Shar-Pei, Boxer mix, now available for adoption through the West Siloam Springs Police Department.

Dude is approximately 1-year-old. He likes to go for walks, play and get his "velvet feeling" fur petted. Dude is wonderful with people and would make a good companion.

The shelter is located in West Siloam Springs on Cedar Street, behind the West Siloam Springs Police Department. Adoption fees are $25 plus the cost of spay or neuter.

Shelter hours are 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday to Friday. The animal control officer may be reached by calling Waylon Chandler at 918-868-4404.

Additional information may be found at Donations may be made toward this shelter at

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Upcoming fundraisers to benefit Second Chance Pet Rescue

Barkaritaville returns to Grove

The second Barkaritaville, to benefit the Second Chance Pet Rescue of Grand Lake, will take place from 6 to 10 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 19 at the Honey Creek Landing and Marina, located next to Honey Creek Bridge. The event was previously scheduled to take place in May, but was canceled due to weather.

It will include a “cheeseburgers in paradise” dinner hosted by the staff of The Parrot Steakhouse and Grill, live music by The Exit 34 Band, and a charity auction.

Tropical attire and flip-flops are encouraged. Tickets are $40 per person and available at the Second Chance Thrift Shop, 220 East Third, Grove, The Parrot, and at For more information, persons interested may contact Carol Rice at 918-786-5750.

Cars for Critters car show

The sixth annual "Cars for Critters" indoor car show will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 19, at the Grove Civic Center, 1702 South Main, Grove.

Proceeds from the show benefit the Second Chance Pet Rescue of Grand Lake. The event is free and open to the public. Along with classic cars for viewing , there will be food, music, drawings and door prizes.

Car show registration begins at the Grove Civic Center after 4 p.m., on Friday, Aug. 18 and from 7 to 11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 19. Pre-registration car entry fee is $15; Saturday car entry fee is $20.

For more information, or to pre-register a car, persons interested may visit or contact Ivan Devitt, chairman, at 918-791-8328.