Free pet vaccinations offered this weekend in Seattle & around the Sound

Pet food and donated pet supplies will be available at each location, too

September 24, 2020
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The past few months have proven to be challenging for almost everyone, and that includes pet owners who may be struggling to keep up with regular veterinary care for their animals.

It's not a stretch to understand that when the budget gets tight, pet vaccinations don't seem as essential as they once might have been.

Inspired in part by the fact that World Rabies Day is coming on Monday, a coalition of veterinary clinics and animal care providers in and around Seattle, in partnership with the WSU College of Veterinary Medicine, are holding the first-ever multi-site vaccination effort known as One Health Clinic.

This Saturday, September 26th from 1pm-4pm, they'll be helping low-income pet owners or people experiencing homelessness with access to pet food and veterinary care for their beloved animal companions. 

Cat at the vet
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As a post from Seattle Humane says:   COVID-19 has made it harder for many folks to keep up with vet appointments, both due to financial hardship and accessibility issues. We are concerned about the number of Parvovirus cases being reported in the community. We will be offering the Parvo vaccine on Saturday during a multi-site vaccine clinic as part of World Rabies Day. We will be joined by several local shelters, nonprofits and government entities in offering these free clinics at five different locations from 1-4 p.m. Saturday. 

The locations and the providers:

  • Seattle Humane will be in the Umpqua Bank parking lot, 146 W. 2nd St., North Bend.
  • Seattle Animal Shelter/Doney Coe Pet Clinic will be in the Trupanion parking lot, 6100 4th Ave. S., in Seattle.
  • Rainier Animal Fund will be at Beach Veterinary Hospital, 9238 Rainier Ave. S., Seattle.
  • One Health Clinic will be at the North Highlands Neighborhood Center, 3000 NE 16th St., Renton.
  • Regional Animal Services of King County will be in the Accesso ShoWare Center parking lot, 625 W. James St., Kent.

 

Health and safety is a key priority for these events, so strict adherence to mask-wearing, physical distancing, and hand sanitizing is expected.

Please help spread the word, as these organizations aim to provide critical veterinary care to the animals who need it most during these unprecedented times.