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Southern University AG Center to host wellness clinic for animals affected by flood

1 month 1 week 4 days ago September 09, 2016 Sep 9, 2016 Friday, September 09 2016 September 09, 2016 5:07 PM in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE – The Southern University Agriculture Center will host a disaster relief wellness clinic for dogs and cats later this month.

The clinic is being offered as a way to ensure help the health of animals that were affected by the recent historic flood. The Southern Ag Center cited globalanimal.org that more than 600 animals were rescued from the flood water.

The event will provide free physical exams, rabies vaccines, flea and tick prevention information, deworming and food samples. Microchip implants will also be available for a minimal cost.

This clinic is sponsored by the SU Ag Center, SU College of Agriculture, Hammond Animal Hospital and Pet Lodge, Merial, Zoetis, Ceva Animal Health, Boehringer Ingelheim, and Virbac and will be operated by Renita Woods-Marshall, DVM, SU Ag Center; Gary Simon, SU Baton Rouge campus; SU Agricultural Science students and SU Alum Tyra Davis Brown, DVM.

The clinic will be held on Sept. 12 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Center's parking lot 181 B. A. Little Drive.

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