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Low-income pet owners in Delaware now have access to vet services, due to the Faithful Friends Animal Society and its new Affordable Veterinary Clinic near Elsmere.
Faithful Friends Animal Society, supported by various donors, developed the Affordable Veterinary Clinic near Elsmere, Delaware, to keep beloved pets healthy and with their families, even during economic crisis. While the clinic is not a replacement for specialty or emergency facilities, it does provide exams (sick pet and wellness), spay and neuter services, medications, tooth extractions and dental cleanings, and various small surgeries (non-emergency). Organizations specializing in animal rescue may also utilize these services.
Three part-time veterinarians staff the clinic, including Dr. Paul McGough. "There are a lot of people who can't afford to do procedures for their pets, especially if they are advanced procedures. All three of us have backgrounds in emergency care and have worked in specialty clinics, so we are up-to-date on pain management and the anesthesia protocols that we use. People don't have to worry that they are compromising their pets by coming to this clinic," he said, according to The News Journal.
Faithful Friends' Affordable Veterinary Clinic's professional, low-cost services can assist pet owners obtain preventative veterinary care before dog or cat illnesses grow worse.
For more information, visit Faithful Friends Animal Society.
For more on affordable vet care, read Consumer Demand for Vet Payment Options Increases.