19 December 2012
Respected dog breeder killed, beloved dog hit by car
KANSAS CITY, KS
Peter Belmont was a breeder of Afghan hounds under the kennel name Elmo. The 69-year-old former educator was found inside his home Sunday, the victim of what the police are calling a homicide.
In addition to judging dogs, Belmont was an accomplished artist, specializing in paintings and sculptures. You'll be able to see his love for dogs when you look at his art, some of his work is viewable here Belmont Art
One of Belmont's dogs, Frankie, escaped from the house and was hit by a car. He is awaiting surgery at the VCA Animal Hospital in Mission. If you care to help Frankie get surgery, call the vet's office at 913-722-5566. After he recovers, Belmont's estate will help find a new home.
If you have any information about Belmont's killer, contact the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS.