By

Scott Cotter

The Heat is On: Protecting Your Pooch During the Dog Days

“Boy it’s hot!” – Mathew Broderick, Biloxi Blues. … For some reason, I always remember that movie when it warms up in KC. Maybe because he spends several minutes complaining about the heat and, well, it’s pretty darn hot these...
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Resting On Hope

In the midst of trouble, if you look hard enough, you can see it.  It’s there in the people who keep going despite the risks. The grocery store clerks, the cleaning crews, the restaurant employees, and the selfless medical staff...
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Compassion Always Wins: Focus on Customer Care

The first thing you have to know is that it’s never easy. Ever.  That doesn’t seem to matter. No matter what the day brings, the PRCKC customer service staff seem to always have a ready smile and a quick answer...
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How your pet’s urine affects your KC lawn

As we approach spring and lawn care time here in KC, we worked with LawnStarter to provide some background on the impact your pet’s bathroom habits can have on your grass. This piece was written by Jasmine Patel for PRCKC....
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Happening Now: On the Streets of KC

Most of the stories we share end with something good, a reunion of pet and person, some simple care delivered where needed or a life saved; affirmations that there is still plenty to feel upbeat about in the world.  And...
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The best day ever

Honestly, it can be emotional here sometimes …  Some of it is from sadness, naturally, but a lot of it is from the overwhelming good that we see from people and animals every day. And not just my co-workers who,...
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A Dog to Lean On

Ben is trying but it’s not easy.  He mentioned that he was squatting someplace with his dog, Luna, a year-old lab mix he found at a bus stop when she was just a few weeks old.  If his wonderful friendship...
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Dispatches from the Home of A Mildly Lovable Cat

CC is the cat who lives with the lady who has lived alone for what must be 25 years now.  That lady is actually my mom. And she is not a cat person. In fact, she’s reluctant to have CC...
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There for Each Other

We believe in #ThePowerOfPets. And we try to tell stories that reveal how incredible the human-animal bond is. But from time to time, we ask people to tell us, in their own words, what their pets mean to them and...
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The Problem with Parasites

Who hasn’t ever scratched at a mosquito bite and wondered, “I hate them; why do they exist?”  Or fleas, ticks, intestinal worms … all parasites for that matter. But as cooler weather approaches, some of us are likely to forget...
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