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spay and neuter

Animal Welfare Groups Pull Together to Help Unaltered Dog in KCK

After years of roaming the streets and siring an estimated 200 puppies, Rocky, the notorious “bachelor dog” of Kansas City, Kansas, has finally been neutered thanks to the tenacious efforts of several animal welfare and outreach groups in the area....
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From the start: 20 years and counting

It was 2002 when Michelle saw a chance to make a change.  She had been at one of our local shelters (now closed) and had watched far too many animals – animals that were otherwise adoptable – be euthanized because there...
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Tiny but Mighty: The Dangers of Pyometra

Warning: In this blog, we will be talking about a condition called pyometra, a secondary uterine infection that occurs when an unspayed female experiences hormonal changes. Pyometra can be fatal if left untreated, so we made the decision to include...
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Beautiful Chaos

All of my coworkers giggled at me when I walked back into the surgery suite with a cup of coffee in my hand, and now I know why. “You’re going to want a lid for that,” Erin chuckled. I didn’t...
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Sweet as Peaches

Where would people be without their pets?  A question that weighs heavy on my mind – and heart – every time I meet someone like Robert. And a question that, frankly, I don’t want to know the answer to, even...
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What It Truly Means to Be a Vet Tech

The respect and appreciation I have for my coworkers, the veterinary clinic assistants who keep this place running and the kind humans I’m proud to call my friends, grows every day. But, if I were to put myself in their...
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The next generation of vets eager to lead with love

When someone tells you they’ve wanted to be a veterinarian ever since they were a little kid, you almost never have to ask why.  Ninety-nine percent of the time the first person they ever found a friend in was their...
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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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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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