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“I Love Working Here Because I’m Proud of Working Here”

From the moment I arrived here just a few months ago, I could tell there was a level of commitment from the staff that wound itself around everything that was happening. Even during the tough days when chaos sifted like...
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Volunteerism

Volunteering is all about giving back, right? It’s all about helping out and doing something good for someone else. That’s so true! Volunteering makes our communities stronger, smarter, healthier, kinder, and more beautiful. But there’s another side to this coin....
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Getting to the Far Shore

Barbara lives alone now in a quiet house, except for when her son comes to stay with her occasionally. It used to be different, though. Much different. Several years ago, her husband passed away. Five months later, her father. Five...
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A Day in the Life: In the Field with Families Better Together™

It’s cold out. Single digits and dark. The day started too early, and probably won’t be through until nearly midnight. So far a number of spills have been taken on the snow-slickened hillsides (nobody hurt, thankfully), handfuls of community cats...
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10 Photos that Summarize Our 2017

Here we are at the beginning of a brand new year, full of possibilities and room for growth. While we have a little time, we want to look back at some of our favorite moments from 2017, to share what...
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Finding Happiness Again

After Gary lost his last dog, Frank, he wasn’t in a place to even think about getting another dog. In fact, he thinks Frank’s passing is why he had a stroke on the same day. There was no way he was...
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A Day in the Life: Check-in

Our doors unlock at 7:30, but the staff is here by 7. Lights get turned on as the prep tasks take staff to different areas of the clinic: surgery, the dog and cat rooms, the waiting area. Supplies and paperwork...
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Winter’s (Kinda) Here. Here’s 5 Ways to Fight Doggie Boredom

I have two dogs of questionable character. One is now a 10-year-old cattle dog mix. The other, an 8-year-old Border Collie mix. Despite their advanced dog years, they have two speeds: turbocharged and faster. Hard, hour-long walks barely put a...
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It’s Time to Remember All the Good

As many families across our community prepare for Thanksgiving and the holiday season, I cannot help but pause and be thankful for the many things we take for granted in our lives. I am so grateful for what we can...
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A Twist of Fate

A Q&A with Amanda, Veterinary Clinic Assistant. We learn pretty quickly here at PRCKC that everybody’s got their story. That applies not just to our clients and their pets, but to the staff as well. We’ve all taken different paths...
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