October
26

WHAT

Paws for Hope Animal Foundation, in partnership with Portland Hotel Society, is holding a free animal health care clinic for pre-registered street-involved homeless and low-income Downtown East Side residents and the pets that mean so much to them. Free vet care services will include physical exams, vaccinations, flea and/or de-working treatments, nail trimming, and ear cleaning provided by Paws for Hope Board Vice President and resident veterinarian, Dr. Shawn Llewellyn, and his supporting volunteer health clinic team. This marks the sixth free clinic Paws for Hope has offered under their Roxy’s Relief Program, and the first one at PHS

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WHEN

November 1 between 10am-3pm.

WHERE

PORTLAND HOTEL SOCIETY, 20 W. HASTINGS, VANCOUVER,, BC

MEDIA

Media are welcome until 2 pm. to interview Paws for Hope Executive Director, Kathy Powelson, PHS Nurse Manager, Kirsten Locher and to cover the heartfelt stories that play out that day. Help B.C. residents understand the life-saving connection these people have with their four-legged friends and what’s needed to keep all pets healthy regardless of where they live.

To learn more about Paws for Hope and its many programs dedicated to the long-term protection and care of companion animals in B.C., please visit www.pawsforhope.org.

MEDIA CONTACT

Kathy Powelson, Executive Director
Paws for Hope Animal Foundation
604-396-9297
kathy@pawsforhope.org

Kirsten Locher, Nurse Manager
Portland Hotel Society
604-683-0073 x 355
kirstenl@phs.ca

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