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keeping pets and people together

The Silver Lining of Heartworm

In a perfect world, we wouldn’t have to deliver the news that we know is going to shatter a pet owner’s heart. But, on the bright side, we now have a program that will help them pick up the pieces. ...
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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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Pam and Blue: A story about how they saved each other’s lives

I could tell by the tremor in Pam’s voice that there’s no way she could make it through another loss. She told me that not too long ago she lost her husband of 34 years and then, shortly after that,...
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Our passion in living, breathing form

We fight to keep pets and people together because we know just how lost we’d all be without our own. With that being said, we want you to meet some of the faces who are the reason behind our undying...
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Preparing your pet for a tiny human

“So, how many kids do you have?” they ask me. “Three,” I say. “Beesley is 4 years old. Maeby is 2. And Marley’s 11 months.” The stranger starts to gush, patiently waiting for me to pull up a photo while...
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Operation Sabrina

“You just don’t understand what I’m offering you,” Linda’s heart ached as these words faded faster and further into the empty apartment each time she visited. “You’re going to be so spoiled. You’re just going to love it. I’m going...
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Top 5 reasons why you should spay/neuter your pet

There’s a lot more to spay and neuter than just preventing pets from having babies. Don’t get us wrong, the little suckers are ca-yoot. But what’s more important to us is that all pets have the same opportunity to live...
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Mama’s little girl

For Maria, the answer was easy.  She would pick her dog over heat in her house or a roof over her head any day. But that day came a little too close to becoming reality after her landlord said she...
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A day in the life of outreach

Even if nothing on their schedule goes as planned, every day in our outreach department is a success. And although each day brings its own challenges, Ramona, Rae, Chris and Jaime walk out of these doors feeling grateful to have...
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