In The Community
Free Pet Checks at Penrith Homelessness Hub
In conjunction with the RSPCA, Coreen Ave Veterinary Clinic offered its services to clients at the Penrith Homelessness Hub.
People experiencing homelessness, sleeping rough or couch surfing were invited to a Homeless Hub held at The Joan Sutherland Centre. A free barbecue breakfast was provided by Christ Mission Possible and a range of local services were available for people in need to access including food, clothing and hygiene items.
Nurse Kellie and Dr Christie vaccinated and health checked pets presented on the day and with the assistance of the RSPCA arranged desexing and follow-up assistance.
Coreen Ave Veterinary Clinic have been support this program since 2014 and now visit the Homelessness Hub four time a year. With the assistance of he RSPCA we are able to extend this support all year round to those in need
Vaccination Days with RSPCA
In October 2014, Nurses Kellie and Dennis assisted the RSPCA with a vaccination drive in the Cranebrook area . The aim of the day was to reduce the incidence of potential Parvovirus cases in the area this coming summer. Kellie & Dennis spent their Saturday health checking and assisting with the vaccinating and microchipping of 97 pets free of charge.
This program is now and annual event with RSPCA, Coreen Ave Veterinary Clinic and Universaty students combining to provide pets the best care possible.
Microchipping Days with Penrith City Council
Coreen Ave Veterinary Clinic prides itself on being an integral part of the Penrith community. We regularly attend community events involving pets.
Coreen Ave Veterinary Clinic is proud to be a partner of choice for Penrith City Council in the delivery of Educational Community Programs. The days provide information to community members about the care of their pets and raise awareness as to the importance of desexing, microchipping and vaccinating pets.
We happily donate the time of a Veterinarian and Veterinary Nurse, as well as products such as flea control, worming and vaccinations where possible for pets presented on the day.