Furry Friends Day at Park Cedar Animal Hospital to Provide Free 1-Day Animal Clinic, Plus More for Pet Owners In Need

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Second Harvest Food Bank and Park Cedar Animal Hospital have teamed up to provide free basic veterinary care, plus pet food food and more for pet owners who can't afford it. Patients will be seen from 7:00am to all supplies run out on Sunday, December 9, 2012.

Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina’s Pet Food Bank and Park Cedar Animal Hospital have teamed up to provide free veterinary care to pet owners who can’t afford basic veterinary care. The event will take place on Sunday, December 9, 2012, beginning at 7:00am – until all inventory is gone. Pet owners in need have already been selected and notified.

Furry Friends Day will include wellness exams, vaccines, blood testing (including heartworm and Fecal Tests) and Heartworm Preventative. Some pet owners will also receive spay, neuter and dental procedures. Second Harvest Food Bank will provide free food for cats and dogs, treats, beds and dishes.

Furry Friends Day is a result of the Furry Friends Fund, which is a charity started by the Park Cedar Animal Hospital. The charity helps the four-legged loved ones of those who can’t afford basic animal care services. The fund was started in January 2012 by hosting dog washes and pack walks every month. All proceeds for these events have gone into the Furry Friends Fund.

About Park Cedar Animal Hospital
Park Cedar Animal Hospital strives to provide the best medical and surgical care for their patients. They
believe that every creature that comes through their doors deserves superior care, client service, and the continual pursuit of optimal patient outcomes in their unique circumstances. They believe in treating every patient as if it were their own pet.

About Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina
As part of Feeding America, Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina – serves 19 counties in North and South Carolina. In FY2011-2012, Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina distributed over 38 million pounds of food and essential grocery items to over 600 hunger feeding agencies. Agencies served include emergency pantries, soup kitchens, senior programs, shelters and low-income daycares.

The Second Harvest Pet Food Bank is a partnership between Second Harvest Food Bank and Charlotte Mecklenburg Animal Care & Control Services. The Pet Food Bank assists individuals who cannot afford to feed their pets. The goal of this partnership is to help keep families with their pets. Each year, hundreds of thousands of pet food is distributed throughout the region to cats and dogs.

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