Kentucky Humane Society providing mobile vet clinic to Louisville communities

The Kentucky Humane Society hosted its first ever mobile vet clinic Tuesday, providing pet owners the opportunity to bring their pet for various healthcare services. The clinic provided vaccinations for DA2PP and Bordetella for dogs, FVRCP for cats, and rabies for both dogs and cats. It also provided wellness exams, flea and tick preventatives, and dog and cat food. Kentucky Humane Society Vice President of Outreach Alisa Gray says, they hope to be able to provide these services all over the city in areas that need it. “We will be doing the care-a-van at least twice per week going forward, and we hope to continue to increase that and go throughout Louisville,” Gray said. “We definitely want to target our low income areas and be able to offer this service to pet owners in need.” Later, Gray adds, the clinic is hoping to expand further into Kentucky to bring affordable care to rural areas in need. The services provided at the clinic were offered for free Tuesday, thanks to a sponsorship by the district’s council woman, Amy Holton Stewart. She said, this is a crucial time to help provide additional care to the citizens in her district. “As the economy tightens on families, especially those families with young children in child care, and senior citizens on a fixed income, I think pet care “So, it was important to me that we provide this free service to the constituents of District 25,” she said. The Kentucky Humane Society hopes to partner with more businesses and people who are interested, to be able to provide cheaper services. “The services provided are at a very low cost” said Alisa Gray of the Kentucky Humane Society. “They can pick and choose what they want. Some pets already have their rabies vaccination, but they want to come and get a low cost nail clip, which they can do that! It can be a la carte, and then some days will be free, it just depends. “You can find more details, including how you can sign up your pet and find a location near you, here.

The Kentucky Humane Society hosted its first ever mobile vet clinic Tuesday, providing pet owners the opportunity to bring their pet for various healthcare services.

The clinic provided vaccinations for DA2PP and Bordetella for dogs, FVRCP for cats, and rabies for both dogs and cats. It also provided wellness exams, flea and tick preventatives, and dog and cat food. Kentucky Humane Society Vice President of Outreach Alisa Gray says, they hope to be able to provide these services all over the city in areas that need it.

“We will be doing the care-a-van at least twice per week going forward, and we hope to continue to increase that and go throughout Louisville,” Gray said. “We definitely want to target our low income areas and be able to offer this service to pet owners in need.”

Later, Gray adds, the clinic is hoping to expand further into Kentucky to bring affordable care to rural areas in need.

The services provided at the clinic were offered for free Tuesday, thanks to a sponsorship by the district’s council woman, Amy Holton Stewart. She said, this is a crucial time to help provide additional care to the citizens in her district.

“As the economy tightens on families, especially those families with young children in child care, and senior citizens on a fixed income, I think pet care is one of the last things that is addressed in a household. So, it was important to me that we provide this free service to the constituents of District 25, “she said.

The Kentucky Humane Society hopes to partner with more businesses and people who are interested, to be able to provide cheaper services.

“The services provided are at a very low cost,” said Alisa Gray of the Kentucky Humane Society. “They can pick and choose what they want. Some pets already have their rabies vaccination, but they want to come and get a low cost nail clip, which they can do that! It can be a la carte, and then some days will be free, it just depends. “

You can find more details, including how you can sign up your pet and find a location near you, here.

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