WHAT: The SPCA of Texas, in partnership with Duck Team 6 and City Square, will host a Free Community Wellness Event on Saturday, February 25 from 8 a.m. to Noon at City Square at 511 N. Akard Street in Dallas. The event will provide free vaccinations--including rabies, DHPP and Bordetella for dogs and FVRCP for cats--as well as microchips and a brief wellness exam for pets of people living in South Dallas.
The event is first come, first served, with no appointment required. Pets that that need spay or neuter surgery or further medical attention will receive appointments with the SPCA of Texas for free or subsidized additional veterinary care.
WHEN: Saturday, February 25, 2017
511 N. Akard Street
Dallas, TX 75201
COST: Free for pets of people living in South Dallas.
HOW: Pets will be seen on a first come, first served basis.
WHY: The objective is to examine and vaccinate 300 pets per event and to sign up unaltered pets for a free spay or neuter surgery. The goal for the overall community outreach component in the South Dallas Pet Initiative is to establish the trust needed within our target communities in order to execute the following steps of spaying and neutering, offering preventive care and providing people with contact to the SPCA of Texas' Pet Resource Center.
About the SPCA of Texas
The SPCA of Texas is the leading animal welfare agency in North Texas. Founded in 1938, the non-profit organization operates two shelters, an animal rescue center, three spay/neuter clinics and an animal rescue center, all located in Dallas and Collin Counties, and maintains a team of animal cruelty investigators to respond to thousands of calls in seven North Texas counties. Moreover, the SPCA of Texas serves as an active resource center for an array of services that bring people and animals together to enrich each other’s lives. The SPCA of Texas is not affiliated with any other entity and does not receive general operating funds from the City of Dallas, State of Texas, federal government or any other humane organization. The SPCA of Texas is dedicated to providing every animal exceptional care and a loving home. For more information, visit www.spca.org.