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Pet Resource Radio

A show about pets, people, and the bond between them. We look at animal welfare here in Kansas City and put it in the broader context of animal welfare in the United States as a...more

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Episode 57

September 26, 2022

Communications with Scott Cotter

Today we pull our boss, Communications Director Scott Cotter, into the studio on his anniversary week to talk about what he's seen over the past five years here at PRCKC, and what exactly our role as the communications department is in helping keep pets and people together. PetTrack lets owners know exactly where their dog is Senior Shelter Dog 'Looks Forward' To Being Tucked In Every Night Help us keep pets and people together! ...



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Episode 56

September 12, 2022

Inter-cat Aggression with Dr. Rachel Geller

Dr. Geller makes her third appearance on the show to talk about what it means and what it takes to introduce two cats to each other, and how to keep the peace. Dr. Rachel Geller Impatient Dog Honks Horn While Owner in Store: 'It Was Less Than 5 Minutes' Jack Russell terrier saves owner from bear attack thanks to ‘ninja moves’ Help us keep pets and people together ...



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Episode 55

August 08, 2022

How we do outreach with Rae Lindsey and Kristin Roth

We've got Rae and Kristin back on the podcast to talk about how we do outreach, and how outreach is more than just helping people, it's building partnerships with other organizations to reach as many pets and people as possible. Links: New links found between dogs' smell and vision Georgia Nurse Adopts Patient's Dog After Devoted Owner Dies: 'Totally Changed My Life' Help us keep pets and people together! ...



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Episode 54

July 25, 2022

Saving Ethan with Jeff Callaway

Today we're talking with Jeff Callaway about his dog Ethan, and their journey from trauma to triumph.  Ethan on Facebook Ethan on Instagram Family Dog Goes Missing, Returns Home Third Place Winner in Local Contest Arkansas Firefighters Rescue Trapped Stray Kitten from ATM, Shelter Names Cat Cash Help us keep pets and people together! ...



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Episode 53

July 11, 2022

How Cats Play with Dr. Rachel Geller

We've got cat behaviorist Dr. Rachel Geller back on the show to talk about... well, cats, of course. Specifically how and why they play, and why it's important to give your kitty the thrill of the hunt. Plus, Dave's flying solo on this episode. Does he survive, or does he crash and burn? Answers within! Rhode Island Zoo Working with Trained Search Dog Named Newt to Help Track and Save Turtles Dr. Rachel Geller's site Help us keep pets and people together!   ...



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Episode 52

June 27, 2022

End-of-life Care with Dr. Erin Sako of Home with Dignity

We're talking with Dr. Erin Sako about her job as a euthanasia specialist, helping folks prepare for the end of their furry friend's life. Some sad and heartwarming tales this week. Pugs Can't Be Considered 'A Typical Dog' Due To Serious Health Issues, Study Says 'Most Responsible Kitten In The World' Found Watching Over Orphaned Litter Home with Dignity Help us keep pets and people together!   ...