Posts Categorized: Our Staff Blog

Meet Our New Leadership!

Kelly Chamberlain: President, Chief Operating Officer  Nate Meador: President, Chief Development and Marketing Officer We are excited to announce our leadership partners at Great Plains SPCA!  The board has decided to implement two presidential roles with a defined focus to… Read more »

Understanding FIV in Cats

Ask-A-VCC Vet: What is FIV and how does it affect cats?   FIV stands for Feline Immunodeficiency Virus, a condition that weakens a cat’s immune system.  “It attacks the white blood cells, making [cats] more susceptible to other infections,” Dr…. Read more »

The Importance of Annual Exams

Ask-A-VCC Vet: How critical is your pet’s wellness exam? “It’s easy for owners to miss subtle changes that can be more obvious to medical professionals that don’t see the pet every day,” Dr. Jennifer Ramsey of our Merriam Veterinary Care… Read more »

Easing Your Pet’s Anxiety During Storms

Does your pet need TLC during storms? How do you know if he/she needs extra help coping with anxiety? “Try to get them into a state where they can be calm, and then reinforce that positive behavior,” Dr. Jennifer McMeans… Read more »

Protecting Your Pet During Flea and Tick Season

  Flea and tick season is here… Do you know which preventative is best for your pet? “Over-the-counters aren’t as effective because they are so widespread,” says Dr. Little, one of our Merriam Veterinary Care Center vets. She often sees… Read more »

Keeping your pets safe during the holidays

Chase is Great Plains SPCA’s 2016 Furry Face! Throughout the year you will see Chase pop up on the blog to share important information from our staff about things that are most important to cats like him. By: Dr. Jennifer Ramsey,… Read more »

Giving Tuesday

This is the fifth year of Giving Tuesday, a day of global giving created as a kickoff to the “season of giving” that occurs after Thanksgiving and through the holiday season. Great Plains SPCA has participated in Giving Tuesday for the… Read more »

November Volunteer Spotlight

Merriam Campus Volunteer Spotlight Please help in recognizing Caryle Parks as our November Volunteer of the Month! Caryle has been an extremely dedicated volunteer and has been volunteering since January 2006 at the old Animal Haven location. Since the beginning of… Read more »

Arthritis Management in Pets

Hannah is Great Plains SPCA’s 2016 Furry Face! Throughout the year you will see Hannah pop up on the blog to share important information from our staff about things that are most important to dogs like her. By: Dr. Madeleine Little, DVM… Read more »

Panama

Hey there! My name is Panama. I am a playful girl who would love to find a forever home. Having some herding breed qualities means I am a smart and active pup. I prefer to stay close to my people… Read more »