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GAIN Pet Wellness Fair this Sunday

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PRESS RELEASES - Guam Animals In Need and the Talofofo Mayor's office are launching the village's first Pet Wellness Fair to be held at the Talofofo Community Center on Sunday, June 26th 12 (noon) pm to 5 pm. 

The Pet Fair will be open to all pet owners in the Ipan/Talofofo and Cross Island Road areas.  Dr. Vanessa Oshiro, veterinarian from Marianas VetCare will be providing an assessment of each animal, free Rabies vaccination with Rabies tag, free pet license tag, and free wormer.  Other services will include a weight check, nail trim, ear cleaning, and dental check.  All animals examined will be given a free PAWS Score card and will be eligible for prizes and treats at the end of the day.    

GAIN volunteers will distribute Spay and Neuter coupons which will be free to anyone on public assistance and $25 for all others.  A dog training exhibition will be held.

Cindy Bartels, GAIN President, announced that Talofofo is the second of the 19 villages where a wellness clinic will be conducted.  A schedule will be at each mayor's office.

Mayor Joseph Taitague, Talofofo Community Center is providing canopies, tables and chairs for the event. 

"We want to have a fun day, see the animals and talk to the residents about responsible pet care," said Bartels.   "If we find any animals needing further veterinary care, they will be referred to one of the four participating veterinarians."

For more info Guam Animals In Need at 653-GAIN (4246).

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