Pet Resource Radio

October 10, 2022

Orthopedics with Dr. Samuel Franklin

Orthopedics: sure it's important. But how do you keep an eye out for the signs of problems? And what should you be looking for in your pet, and when? The answer may surprise you. Check out our chat with Dr. Samuel Franklin for all the answers. 100-year-old woman adopts 11-year-old dog in perfect senior match Machine learning gives glimpse of...
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September 26, 2022

Communications with Scott Cotter

Today we pull our boss, Communications Director Scott Cotter, into the studio on his anniversary week to talk about what he's seen over the past five years here at PRCKC, and what exactly our role as the communications department is in helping keep pets and people together. PetTrack lets owners know exactly where their dog is Senior Shelter Dog 'Looks...
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September 12, 2022

Inter-cat Aggression with Dr. Rachel Geller

Dr. Geller makes her third appearance on the show to talk about what it means and what it takes to introduce two cats to each other, and how to keep the peace. Dr. Rachel Geller Impatient Dog Honks Horn While Owner in Store: 'It Was Less Than 5 Minutes' Jack Russell terrier saves owner from bear attack thanks to ‘ninja...
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August 8, 2022

How we do outreach with Rae Lindsey and Kristin Roth

We've got Rae and Kristin back on the podcast to talk about how we do outreach, and how outreach is more than just helping people, it's building partnerships with other organizations to reach as many pets and people as possible. Links: New links found between dogs' smell and vision Georgia Nurse Adopts Patient's Dog After Devoted Owner Dies: 'Totally Changed...
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July 25, 2022

Saving Ethan with Jeff Callaway

Today we're talking with Jeff Callaway about his dog Ethan, and their journey from trauma to triumph.  Ethan on Facebook Ethan on Instagram Family Dog Goes Missing, Returns Home Third Place Winner in Local Contest Arkansas Firefighters Rescue Trapped Stray Kitten from ATM, Shelter Names Cat Cash Help us keep pets and people together!
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July 11, 2022

How Cats Play with Dr. Rachel Geller

We've got cat behaviorist Dr. Rachel Geller back on the show to talk about... well, cats, of course. Specifically how and why they play, and why it's important to give your kitty the thrill of the hunt. Plus, Dave's flying solo on this episode. Does he survive, or does he crash and burn? Answers within! Rhode Island Zoo Working with...
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June 27, 2022

End-of-life Care with Dr. Erin Sako of Home with Dignity

We're talking with Dr. Erin Sako about her job as a euthanasia specialist, helping folks prepare for the end of their furry friend's life. Some sad and heartwarming tales this week. Pugs Can't Be Considered 'A Typical Dog' Due To Serious Health Issues, Study Says 'Most Responsible Kitten In The World' Found Watching Over Orphaned Litter Home with Dignity Help...
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June 13, 2022

Being a High-Volume Veterinarian with Dr. Melia Washington

We're talking with our new Chief Veterinarian, Dr. Washington, about her career as a veterinarian working primarily in the south where animal welfare is in a very different place, what it's like working in a high-volume vet clinic, and what her plans for our future services are.  Dallas Bans Pet Stores from Selling Dogs and Cats Quantifying cognitive decline in...
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May 30, 2022

Puppies for Parole with Camden Atkinson

We're talking with Camden Atkinson of the Missouri Department of Corrections about their Puppies for Parole program that pairs offenders with a pup needing a forever home, teaching them both skills they can use for the rest of their lives.  Show links: Patron the mine-sniffing dog is capturing Ukraine's hearts Woman with dementia rescued after 3 days thanks to loyal...
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May 16, 2022

Puppy Mills and the Horrible Hundred with Cody Atkinson, HSUS State Director for Missouri

The 2022 annual Horrible Hundred report has been released, and we've got HSUS State Director for Missouri, Cody Atkinson, on to talk about puppy mills, why Missouri is consistenly topping the list, and what you can do to help stop the suffering of these animals. 2022 Horrible Hundred Report The Humane Society of the United States An Advocate's Guide to...
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