6th Dec, 2019

Partnership between Alcester vets and pet rescue charity helps save animals’ lives

Harry Leach 23rd Mar, 2019

A PARTNERSHIP between an Alcester veterinary practice and a pet rescue charity is helping save animals’ lives.

Severn Veterinary Centre, on Cross Road has joined forces with charity Wonky Pets Rescue to help animals with special issues.

Volunteers from the charity take the animals, usually cats and dogs, to the practice so they can be looked after by the caring team of vets.

Together they have helped a pet recover from severe injuries after a dog fight and freed a mischievous pup whose head was stuck in a toy ball.

Severn Vets surgeon Madeleine Clarke said: “A lot of the pets are quite shy and nervous when they arrive but we make sure they are calm and relaxed before carrying out treatment and surgery.

“We love working with Wonky Pets Rescue and feel very happy to help get these animals, many of whom have had traumatic periods in their life, fit and well so they can be considered for new homes.”

The partnership started in November 2017 and so far 100 pets have been treated by the team.

For more details visit www.wonkypetsrescue.com

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