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By

Scott Cotter

Pets Are People, Too

How much are our animals like us?  If you have spent any time at all on social media you know that there are plenty of people anthropomorphizing their pets. That’s a big word that I couldn’t pronounce or spell until...
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What You Don’t See

It’s 7:45 in the morning and mostly quiet. Even though there have been people here for quite a while, this is the time when the day really gets going.   … At the morning meeting, we talk about the day ahead....
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Delivering Care with Kindness

Our mission is to do our best for each patient who comes to see us.  That means we need a crack medical team who are capable of rolling their sleeves up and jumping into action every day. Two of our...
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Volunteer Profile: Christie McCoy has Found Her People. And Her Purpose.

Christie McCoy has got some stories. Though it’s not likely you’ll get a chance to hear them. Not that she wouldn’t oblige if you asked; she’s polite that way. But that unassuming politeness is also why she isn’t given to...
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Holidays Are Here: How to Protect the (Furry) Ones You Love

Many years ago, when I had first moved into my house, my newly adopted dog, Sidney, a ridgeback shepherd mix, took it upon himself to water my newly staged Christmas tree.   As his generous “output” sprinkled the branches and soaked...
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“I like that we’re making a difference…”

With veterinarians in such high demand, we wanted to ask our two current veterinarians why it was important for them to work here.   It’s cool and bright, the way an early autumn day should be in KC, and Dr. Cruse...
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We hear you, KC.

Hey friends, we’re just touching base to let you know how it’s going.  Of course, you don’t need us to tell you how strange things have been in KC and the wider world since this pandemic started. Everybody knows what...
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Fleeing the Storm

Katy and Nick had been through this before. More than once.  So when Hurricane Laura was forecast to come ashore packing the highest ever recorded winds for a storm hitting the U.S. mainland, they decided to heed the official warnings...
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#ThePowerOfPets and Leading With Love

“If you know us, you understand how much we love pets, said Michelle Rivera, PRCKC founder and CEO. “But loving pets – and helping them – is also how we care for the people in our community.”  And that’s right....
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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...
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