Pet Resource Radio

March 13, 2023

The Urgent Care Situation with Dr. Melia Washington and Kristin Roth

Our urgent care program has been up and running for about a year, so we're looking back at its beginnings and looking ahead to the future with our Chief Veterinarian Dr. Melia Washington and our Chief Operations Officer Kristin Roth. Plus: a new co-host?! It's true, but will it last? Dogs' average age at cancer diagnosis is associated with size,...
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February 13, 2023

Mission K9 Rescue with Bob Bryant

Where do retired service and working dogs go when they retire? Not always where you think. We talk with Bob Bryant of Mission K9 Rescue about the ins and outs of rescuing these pups and getting them a forever home to retire to. Also we say a sad farewell to Cierra, who's off to new adventures! Mission K9 Rescue Facebook...
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January 30, 2023

Helping the Next Generation of Veterinarians with Dr. Ron Orchard, K-State University

We love our partnership with K-State, not only because we're always wanting to show off what we're doing, but because it gives future veterinarians a way to experience what it's like working in a high-volume environment and helps them find ways to help pets whose owners may not be able to afford the cost of treatment. We talk with Dr....
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January 16, 2023

Fix ’em KC with Andrea Knobbe and Britton Hunter

There can never, ever be enough groups in this city working for the betterment of animal welfare. Today we're talking to a group that's new but whose roots in the animal welfare community go deep. We're talking with Britton Hunter and Andrea Knobbe from Fix 'em KC.  Fix 'em KC Border collie becomes unlikely recycling advocate after picking up more...
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January 2, 2023

KC Dog Trappers with Nancy Atherton

We've got Nancy Atherton from one of our favorite groups, KC Dog Trappers, to talk about the why and how of what they do to trap the toughest-to-catch dogs in the metro to get them in loving homes. KC Dog Trappers Owner of dog who ate 15 Jell-O shots on New Year’s Eve has this advice New York bans pet...
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December 19, 2022

Fecal Matters with Dr. Melia Washington

Like it or not, poop is part of the pet parent's life. But there's a lot we can learn from it, and here at PRCKC we've got an opportunity to get as many pets fecal tests as possible in the month of December. We talk with our Chief Veterinarian Dr. Melia Washington about how this came about and what we...
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December 5, 2022

Pilots N Paws

We talk to several pilots who fly puppies to better situations with Pilots N Paws and talk about what it means to them to do this work. Plus, if you were given the ultimatum of choosing between your girlfriend and your cat, what would you do? Man Choosing Rescue Cat Over Long-Term Girlfriend Cheered: 'Made My Choice' A Beloved Pet's...
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November 21, 2022

Sniffspot with David Adams

We're talking with Sniffspot creator David Adams about "the Airbnb for dogs." We get into how the idea came about, and how that initial idea has expanded to help out pet owners who need private space for their dog's enrichment for a number of reasons. We also talk about renting out your own space to make some pup's day! Notes:...
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November 7, 2022

Dog Park Etiquette with David Hensley of BarK Dog Bar

You want your dog to socialize and exercise, so what better place to go than to the dog park? But what things should you consider when prepping your pup for the excursion? We talk with David Hensley of BarK Dog Bar about the ins and outs of doggie park etiquette. BarK Dog Bar Petting dogs engages the social brain, according...
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October 24, 2022

PawsAbilities with Edie Howard

PawsAbilities makes treats and pull toys for dogs and teaches developmentally disabled folks life-long skills at the same time. We sat down with Edie Howard to talk about the organization and the importat work they're doing in the community. PawsAbilities Dogs can smell when we’re stressed out, a new study shows Students -- and pets -- move into dorms at...
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