Stories of Love: A Blog

A bond that will never be demolished

Mark and Jaclyn had to uproot their home and the entire life they had just begun to build by the short deadline of August 1. However, there was one thing – make that 14 things – they couldn’t take with them, but they couldn’t leave behind either. After...
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The only good microchip? A registered microchip.

Microchips are the best way to ensure that you and your pet get reunited in the event that they’re lost or stolen, but there are a few things you need to know first. 1. It’s not a tracking device Pet microchips don’t have any form of GPS in...
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The Pet Resource Center is here to help (and hold) your dogs and cats.

Finding Our Way Back

We want you to know that we’re here.  Despite the pandemic, we’ve dug in on our little corner of the world and we’re ready to help. As one PRCKC staff member said: “we have to be here to fight for the people in our community.”  Whether that means...
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Recursos: Las cosas pequeñas (grandes) que mantienen las mascotas y sus familias juntas

Una de las mejores cosas sobre esta organización y los individuos que trabajan aquí es que entendemos. Tener una mascota es un compromiso para toda la vida, y requiere mucha responsabilidad y mantenimiento, que al fin de día cuesta dinero. Sabemos que los eventos desafortunados pasan inesperadamente y...
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Animal welfare employees filling a car full of pet resources

Resources: The little (big) things that keep pets and people together

One of the best things about this organization and the individuals who work is here is that we understand.  Owning a pet is a lifetime commitment, and it requires a lot of upkeep and responsibility, which in the end usually boils down to money. We know just how...
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A beautiful trio

Not every outreach case is something huge. Sometimes what people need isn’t something big; just some advice, maybe a few resources. It’s knowing that we’re here that makes all the difference. This was the case with Tony, Tina and their daughter Kayla. Someone Kayla knew had a dog...
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Las 10 mejores actividades de enriquecimiento para mascotas

A veces pasando todo el día acostándose en el sofá, intentando encontrar maneras de ser lo más improductivo que pueda es aceptable. Pero después de pasar un poco tiempo, se vuelve aburrido y las ganas de salir y ser activo regresan. Perros y gatos sienten lo mismo, pero...
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Top 10 free DIY enrichment activities for pets

Sometimes spending an entire day lounging on the couch, finding ways to be as unproductive as possible is acceptable. But after a while, that gets boring and the urge to go out and be active returns. Dogs and cats are the same way, but sometimes pet owners don’t...
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Just a minute in to work in the community and out team was already feeling the heat.

Hittin’ the Streets with Outreach

There’s not a cloud in the sky but everyone is soaked. Everyone.   I check and the temperature on my phone says “95.” I turn my head further down toward my shirt and, as several beads of sweat roll off my forehead, see that it’s stained dark all the...
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Soltando ‘La Bestia’

Hemos conocido a Robin y su perro, Beast, por tres años, pero la última vez que los visitamos, parecían lo más felices que nunca. Y eso es algo que los dos se merecen mucho. Más temprano en la semana, seis de nosotros, con ganas de subirnos las mangas...
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Unleashing ‘The Beast’

We’ve known Robin and Beast for going on three years now, but our last visit may have been the happiest we’ve ever seen them. And that’s something they both deserve more than anything. Earlier this week, six of us, with an itch to get our hands dirty and...
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Keeping your pet hydrated

July is National Pet Hydration Awareness Month. Why? Because it’s so gosh darn hot. We’re sure you’ve heard how a human’s body is made up of 60% water, so it’s important to replenish your fluids by drinking lots of water. Well, your pets are 80% water, so they...
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