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
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 petsthat 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.