Southern University AG Center to host wellness clinic for animals affected by flood
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.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Family mourns the loss of two brothers who died from coronavirus complications
Gov. Edwards: 'logjam' in testing responsible for this week's daily COVID-19 case...
Bagpipers celebrate first responders on the frontlines of COVID-19
Strawberry farmers take major hit as coronavirus crisis crushes sales; festivals postponed
Delivery company donates much-needed supplies to Baton Rouge hospitals