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Dogs

Lucas and the Homeless Camp

Some things, you don’t forget. You can’t. For me, Lucas’ face will be one of those things. I’m not a veterinarian, I’m in communications. Working here, I’ve gotten used to the idea that I’m going to see some things that...
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The Way Forward: How to Take Animal Welfare In KC Where It Needs to Go

The trend in animal welfare now sweeping the nation is being called the “progressive approach.” What that boils down to is something that closely mirrors the efforts our PRCKC outreach team has been practicing: being non-judgmental and using education and...
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Piece by Piece: The Secrets of Dog Body Language

So, unless you know something we don’t, dogs can’t talk. They do communicate, however, through their body language. Today we thought we’d take you through some of the common signals dogs use to indicate how they’re feeling. Even if you...
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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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Checking In and Stepping Up

Every morning starts the same. But not in the way that you’re thinking. It’s not a glum, meandering affair here in the morning. It’s active, lively. Vaccines are being drawn, paperwork is being prepared. Scattered laughter echoes in the high...
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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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Top 10 genius pet hacks that cost little to no money

Why the heck haven’t I thought of that? That’s what I was thinking the whole time I was doing research and surveying my coworkers on some of the best pet hacks out there. And I’m sure you’re gonna be thinking...
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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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Painful Truth: The Problem with Puppy Mills

A warning: this article will discuss some things that are difficult to talk about. Neglect, injury, and suffering are par for the course with puppy mills, so steel yourself and read on. Adopt, don’t shop. It’s a nice little rhyme,...
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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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