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Nonprofit to host free pet resource clinic

Posted on January 3, 2023


For Immediate Release:
January 3, 2022
 
Best Friends Animal Society to host free pet resource clinic this Saturday in Jackson 
 
Best Friends has collected and analyzed detailed data to determine that Jackson is a top community in the United States for pet lifesaving opportunities.
 
(Jackson, Miss.) – Residents are welcome to attend a free pet resource clinic this Saturday courtesy of the Best Friends Animal Society. The clinic will provide Jackson residents with vaccines, microchips and supplies for their beloved pets. 
The clinic will offer the following services:
  • Rabies, distemper/parvovirus and FVRCP vaccines
  • Deworming medication
  • Microchips
  • Spay/neuter vouchers
The clinic will include the opportunity to ask questions about what more can be done to help Jackson residents and their pets, as well as share some of the challenges surrounding pets in the city of Jackson.
Best Friends is a pioneer in the movement to reduce the number of animals killed in shelters from an estimated 17 million per year to around 355,000 in 2021. The nonprofit runs lifesaving programs across and country and is partnering with organizations in the Jackson community and Mississippi in the hopes of paving the way for additional long-term relationships.  
WHAT:      Pet Resource Center 
 
WHEN:     9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, January 7 
 
WHERE:   City of Jackson Police Firearm Range, 1005 E. McDowell Rd. 
                 Jackson, Miss.  
 
If anyone would like to learn more about this opportunity or the nonprofit’s ongoing work to help Jackson residents and companion animal issues, please contact Best Friend’s Senior Strategist for the East Region, Lisa Barrett at 678-877-9986 or lisabarrett@bestfriends.org
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