Pet Resource Radio

March 7, 2022

Shelter Photography with Taryn and Trish from Wayside Waifs

We've got Taryn Jones and Trish Stinger from Wayside Waifs on the show to talk about shelter photography, how they help the hard-to-adopt pets sell themselves, and how you can take good pics of your pet. Also, can you lure a dog to safety using sausage? Turns out you can. Dog Saved After Drone Carrying Sausage Lures Her To Safety...
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February 21, 2022

A Year of Bart with Ian McIntosh

We're sitting down with our friend Ian to talk about his puppy Bart, who was born with a double-cleft palate. We talk about taking on the responsibility of a special needs pup (and how it was no sweat for Ian, who's a fantastic doggy dad) and what he's learned from Bart in the year they've been together. Show links: Pirate...
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February 7, 2022

Fearful Feisty Fido with Cathy Nash Petersen

On this episode we're chatting with Cathy Nash Petersen about the support group for owners of shy and fearful dogs she's started here at PRCKC. We chat about the difficulties of owning a shy/fearful dog, and what she hopes people get out of the group. Episode links: Loyal Dog Keeps Injured Hiker Warm All Night Until Help Arrives 100,000 More...
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January 24, 2022

Catching up with Michelle Rivera

We've got our founder and CEO, Michelle Rivera, on the podcast this episode to talk about how we're building on last year's momentum to reach even more pets and people, and expand our services to provide even more affordable pet care.  Show links: Most dog breeds highly inbred Delivery Driver Leaves Car For 5 Minutes — And Comes Back To...
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January 10, 2022

Rebroadcast: Episode 11, Winter Needs

A rebroadcast of Episode 11 from back at the end of 2020 on our winter needs as an organization.  Show links: Dogs Find Homes Faster When Shelters Don’t Include Dog's Breed on Adoption Profile, Study Finds Study Confirms 'Slow Blinks' Really Do Work to Communicate With Your Cat Our Winter Amazon wish list The Humane Society of Greater Kansas City...
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December 27, 2021

Pet Rental Fees with Jennifer Applebaum and Lauren Loney

Sixty percent of households in the United States contain at least one pet, but pet ownership isn’t a protected status under the Fair Housing Act, so landlords aren’t obligated to make their properties pet-friendly. The ones that do often charge extra fees, require a deposit, and/or charge pet rent. What effect does this have on struggling pet owners, and how...
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December 13, 2021

Winter Pet Safety with Dr. Marta Andelson

We're chatting with our Chief Veterinarian Dr. Marta Andelson about keeping your pets safe this winter. Plus, we know dogs are scared of the big booms, but surely household appliances aren't causing any anxiety. Or are they? Show links: Family Rescues, Adopts Stray Kitten Found Tangled Up in Net at Kansas City Chiefs Stadium Jogger Notices House On Fire, Springs...
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November 29, 2021

Rosie Fund with Phil Hatterman

This episode we're talking with Phil Hatterman about his journey to co-founding Rosie Fund and honoring Rosie's legacy by helping difficult-to-adopt dogs find forever homes. Plus, a divorcing couple gets joint custody of their dog? It's true, and we'll tell you all about it. Show links: Court Grants Joint Custody of Dog in 'Pioneering Ruling' Cat Obesity Up Over 100%...
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November 15, 2021

BestyBnB with Andy Bond and Sally Root

Over 50% of women who call a 24-hour abuse hotline seeking help do not leave their abuser when they find out they can't bring their pet. This is the #1 barrier preventing victims from seeking immediate help. We're talking today with Andy Bond and Sally Root about BestyBnB, a new platform that aims to connect those needing emergency boarding with fosters...
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November 1, 2021

Cat Behavior with Dr. Rachel Geller

Dave's excited because we're talking about cats this episode! We've got cat behaviorist Dr. Rachel Geller on to talk about her path to being a cat behaviorist, why cats do what they do, and how to approach some more common problems. Show notes: Dr. Rachel Geller Curious Lab Offer Sweet Kiss to Whale Shark that Visits Dog's Boat: 'I Felt...
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