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21
Jan

Answer Your Cat’s Questions Day

We spend most of our time and energy working on educating pet owners so that their pets have their best chance at living a long, healthy, happy life. But never let it be said that we don’t listen to the pets when they’ve got something to say. That’s why we’ve invited Mama, our clinic cat,...
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23
Jan

Crash course: Understanding Vaccines 101

You are sitting in our clinic filling out paperwork when you see the words: Bordetella, distemper, adenovirus type 2, parvovirus, parainfluenza, feline viral rhinotracheitis, calicivirus, panleukopenia, feline leukemia virus and rabies. You pause, squint your eyes, and the pen in your hand becomes motionless as you try and decipher what all of that gibberish means....
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14
Jan

We Are All Outreach

Interconnectedness. It’s a big word, with even bigger implications. Nothing happens in a vacuum. Our workplace culture is based on this idea. All your decisions have consequences, whether it’s for you, a coworker, or a client. You decision will eventually affect someone else’s decision, or their ability to make a decision. Your choices can help...
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08
Jan

Familias y mascotas que entrenan juntas mantengan juntas

Algo que muchas personas no saben de nosotros es que hacemos más que esterilización, castración y vacunas. Usamos una variedad de medidas diferentes para ayudar en mantener mascotas y sus familias juntas, y una de esas medidas es ofreciendo clases de entrenamiento de perros y cachorros. Soy una dueña de mascotas también, entonces entiendo que...
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08
Jan

Pets and people who train together stay together

Something a lot of people do not know about us is that we do more than just spays, neuters and vaccinations. We take a variety of different measures to help keep people and pets together, and one of them just so happens to be offering dog and puppy training classes. Being a pet owner myself,...
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03
Jan

2019 by the Numbers

The beginning of a new year is always a chance to reflect on where we’ve been, where we are, and where we’re going. And with 2020 being a year of big changes for us (just you wait!), we wanted to take stock of our impact. Let’s start with a big number: 26,590. That’s the number...
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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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