WHAT: Paws for Hope Animal Foundation, in partnership with Dr. Peter AIDS Foundation, is holding a free animal health care clinic for Dr. Peter Centre’s clients 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 President and resident veterinarian, Dr. Shawn Llewellyn, and his supporting volunteer health clinic team. This marks the fourth free clinic Paws for Hope has offered under their Roxy’s Relief Program and is the first clinic to partner with Dr. Peter Centre to specifically support people living with HIV, who face additional challenges including poverty, homelessness, mental illness and complex health issues

WHEN: Sunday, March 8th between 10am-2pm
WHERE: Dr. Peter Centre, 1110 Comox Street. Vancouver (PLEASE NOTE THIS IS NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC)

MEDIA: Media are welcome between 10:30a.m. and 2:00 p.m. to interview Paws for Hope Executive Director, Kathy Powelson, and to talk with Dr. Peter Centre clients about their pets that day. This is a very exciting opportunity to support those whose pets provide so much to them. Help B.C. residents understand the life-saving connection these people have with their pets and what’s needed to keep all pets healthy regardless of where they live.

To learn more about Paws for Hope Animal Foundation and its many programs dedicated to the long-term protection and care of companion animals visit
Kathy Powelson
Executive Director, Paws for Hope Animal Foundation
Chantal Norrgard
Communications Officer, Dr. Peters AIDS Foundation
604-608-1874 (ext: 2304)


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