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Frontdoors Media & FOX 10: AHS Receives Donated Mobile Veterinary Clinic from Banfield Foundation

Written by: Kimberly Ring
News Highlights:
  • The Banfield Foundation donated a $300,000 mobile veterinary clinic to the Arizona Humane Society to help thousands of Valley pets and pet owners.
  • The Healthy Tails Mobile Veterinary Clinic is designed to assist low-income pet parents across the Valley overcome barriers, such as unreliable transportation and financial hardships, so that their pets can continue to receive comprehensive medical care. Veterinary services offered will include vaccines, microchips, tick/flea and other preventative treatments, and wellness exams.
  • These targeted efforts are expected to serve an additional 6,000 pets in need each year.
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Arizona Humane Society Receives $300,000 Mobile Veterinary Clinic From Banfield Foundation

The Arizona Humane Society will help thousands of Valley pets and pet owners with its new Healthy Tails Mobile Veterinary Clinic thanks to a $300,000 mobile veterinary unit from the Banfield Foundation.

Through this accessible clinic on wheels, approximately 6,000 additional pets in the community are expected to receive affordable or free medical care each year.

The Healthy Tails Mobile Veterinary Clinic is designed to assist low-income pet parents across the Valley overcome barriers, such as unreliable transportation and financial hardships, so that their pets can continue to receive comprehensive medical care. By providing affordable veterinary services such as vaccines, microchips, tick, flea and preventative treatments and wellness exams in targeted areas, these efforts will help to keep pets and people together regardless of any hardships they might face.

AHS will operate the Healthy Tails Mobile Veterinary Clinic four days a week, with two days dedicated to affordable fee-for-service and the other two days for free services 24 weeks of the year. This model enables AHS to provide care to remote and underserved areas, while allowing the program to pay for a large portion of the free service days for those in most need.

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January 6, 2021

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