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Mobile outreach clinic set for dogs

A mobile canine outreach clinic is scheduled in Fort Wayne on Oct. 1.

It is noon to 4 p.m. outside Faith United Methodist Church, 207 E. Dewald St.

Services include:

  • H.O.P.E. for Animals – Free rabies and distemper/parvo vaccines, $5 heartworm tests, spay/neuter vouchers for pit bull type dogs.
  • Allen County SPCA – $5 microchips.
  • Fort Wayne Pet Food Pantry – Free food distribution.
  • Fort Wayne Pit Bull Coalition – Education and assistance for pit bull owners.
H.O.P.E. for Animals Spay Neuter Clinic offered the following FAQ’s:

Q: Is this program for pit bulls only?

A: Spay/Neuter Vouchers are for pit bull type dogs only, all other services are available to all breeds of dogs

Q: How do I make an appointment?

A: There are no appointments. All services will be available on a first come/first serve basis

Q: Is there any cost for the spay/neuter vouchers?

A: Yes, a co-pay of $15 for males and $20 for females is due the date of the event. If funding is available at the end of the clinic, please contact H.O.P.E. for Animals for vouchers.

Q: When will I be able to schedule the spay/neuter surgery?

A: H.O.P.E. representatives will be on site to schedule the surgery for the 2 weeks following the event

Q: How many dogs will you be doing vaccines on?

A: We have 250 each of rabies and distemper/parvo combo, we will service as many dogs as these vaccines allow.

Q: What are the costs for heartworm tests and microchips?

A: $5 each

Q: Will heartworm preventative be available for purchase?

A: Yes, only with a negative result from the heartworm test performed on-site, while supplies last.