Month

December 2019
11
Dec

Spay and Neuter Kansas City, Chain of Hope and many citizens are speaking out about the impact privatization is having on the pet population of Kansas City.

December 11th, 2019  –  Spay and Neuter Kansas City (SNKC) is asking Kansas City, Missouri (KCMO) tax payers to voice concerns to the KCMO city council over an animal welfare crisis in Kansas City. “In June 2019, the KCMO city council voted to privatize animal control,” explains SNKC founder and CEO, Michelle Rivera. “The department...
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28
Dec

Happening Now: On the Streets of KC

Most of the stories we share end with something good, a reunion of pet and person, some simple care delivered where needed or a life saved; affirmations that there is still plenty to feel upbeat about in the world.  And that’s true … we really believe it. On our end of the animal welfare business,...
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20
Dec

A Sweet Little Pumpkin

Every holiday season we have our “Pumpkin’s Stocking Stuffer” donation drive, where donations to SNKC are doubled by the generosity of a wonderful donor, Stephanie Andrews. But we’ve never shared her story, and the story of Pumpkin, the little orange sweetheart we helped her find a forever home for. —– One evening, my husband and...
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17
Dec

12 consejos de mascotas para las festividades: Edición de viajes

Las festividades han llegado demasiado rápidas, y mucho de nosotros vamos a pasar las festividades con nuestra familia y nuestros amigos, los con dos piernas y cuatro patas. Si va a viajar con su mascota (por carro o por avión), por favor piense de estos consejos útiles para asegurarse que el viaje sea menos estresante...
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16
Dec

12 pet tips for the holidays: Travel edition

The holidays are shockingly not far away at all, and many of us will be spending the holiday with family and friends, two-legged and four-legged. If you will be traveling with your pet (by car or by plane), keep in mind these helpful tips to make the trip less stressful for you and your fur...
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12
Dec

The best day ever

Honestly, it can be emotional here sometimes …  Some of it is from sadness, naturally, but a lot of it is from the overwhelming good that we see from people and animals every day. And not just my co-workers who, I must say, surprise me regularly with their compassion superpowers.  We see it in our...
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05
Dec

Gracias a Nuestra “Gran Liga” de Voluntarios

Aquí en Spay and Neuter Kansas City, los días pueden ser muy difíciles. El trabajo que hacemos — entre 50 y 70 cirugías cada dia, una clínica lleno de perros y gatos esperando pacientemente las vacunas y miembros de nuestro equipo en la comunidad proveyendo recursos para las mascotas — sería imposible sin la ayuda...
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05
Dec

To Our ‘Major League’ of Volunteers: Thank You

Here at Spay and Neuter Kansas City, our days can sometimes become pretty overwhelming. The work we do — managing 50 to 70 surgeries a day, having a room full of pets in our clinic patiently waiting to get vaccinated and team members out in the field providing resources to the community and their pets...
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02
Dec

Currently Celebrating: Mutts

We have different names for them. Mutts. Mixed-breed. Heinz 57. But no matter what you call them, they’re fantastic, and we’re celebrating them today. Why should you adopt a mutt? 1. Adopt a mutt, raise awareness. While it’s true that purebred dogs do end up in the shelter, the truth is that 3/4 of dogs...
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