keeping pets and people together

Call center: The nervous system of PRCKC

Our call center is like the nervous system of our organization, but they never forget to put their heart into everything they do here at Pet Resource Center of Kansas City. In the past two months alone, they have answered 7,283 calls and scheduled 3,866 surgery and vaccination appointments. That’s not even including the countless amount of voicemails they’ve returned...
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Resources: The little (big) things that keep pets and people together

One of the best things about this organization and the individuals who work is here is that we understand.  Owning a pet is a lifetime commitment, and it requires a lot of upkeep and responsibility, which in the end usually boils down to money. We know just how often life unexpectedly throws curveballs, knocking people over and throwing their entire...
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Unleashing ‘The Beast’

We’ve known Robin and Beast for going on three years now, but our last visit may have been the happiest we’ve ever seen them. And that’s something they both deserve more than anything. Earlier this week, six of us, with an itch to get our hands dirty and do good by this family, dropped by to deliver a special gift...
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After every storm, the sun always shines

“You’ll never know, dear, how much I love you. Please don’t take my sunshine away.” These were the final words Meka sang so tenderly to her dog Loula after she passed away unexpectedly. But she also made sure to promise her one last thing – to find all nine of her 4-week-old puppies a loving home. … Meka’s world came...
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2020 PRCKC Gala

We hold a gala every year, but this year’s was one for the books. We looked back on all of the pets and people we’ve helped throughout the year and asked for much needed funds to continue helping more pets in the future. In 2019 alone, we saw 13,527 pets in our Wellness Care Clinic, 10,898 pets for spay and...
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The little house at Haskell and Hallock

At the corner of Haskell and Hallock sits a little house that belongs to a man named Will Carroll and his wife, Tonya. I hadn’t met Will yet, but I had heard many wonderful things about him.  The day I visited was brisk, his street was quiet and as we pulled up in front of his house, one of his...
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Keeping Pets and People Together

“If you can’t afford a pet, you shouldn’t have one.”  We hear this quite a bit. Certainly it comes from a place of compassion for animals; I myself thought this long before I understood what happens here at PRCKC. Or what the reality would be if everyone who struggled from time to time couldn’t have a pet. Our shelters –...
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