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spay and neuter

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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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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#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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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...
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Driving Away Desolation

“Because of her, I’m never sad,” Charlie says from the front porch of his tiny home at the Veteran’s Community Project. He lives there with his best friend, a pibble mix he calls Blue.   Blue loves people and proves what...
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A New Friend … A New Start

Just down the road from PRCKC HQ is a small community where lives are being put back together piece by piece. It’s called the Veteran’s Community Project. Most people know it locally from the small houses that are being built...
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Making Baby Better

When I met Lori she was patiently sitting in our lobby. What surprised me is that she didn’t seem worried even though I had been told her dog had a problem and was bleeding on the floor. One look confirmed...
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