BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) — Street Dog Hero, a Bend-based nonprofit animal welfare organization, has teamed up with central Oregon veterinarians Dr. Cierra Buer and Dr. Tabitha Johnson, along with to Fences For Fido, Warm Springs Fire and Safety, and volunteers from across Oregon to host a Wellness and Immunization Clinic in Warm Springs on Saturday, August 13.
This clinic provided free physical exams, vaccinations, flea and tick medication, treatment for minor injuries and infections (such as cheat grass), and prescription medication to 86 dogs and cats owned by members of the Warm Springs community.
On the same day, Fences for Fido organized a pet food bank – providing free food to pets in the community – and Street Dog Hero took in 15 abandoned puppies and dogs, including a nursing dog and her puppies. These dogs will soon be available for adoption. All of Street Dog Hero’s adoptable dogs can be found on their website www.streetdoghero.org.
About Street Dog Hero
Street Dog Hero (SDH) serves dogs in need worldwide and their communities through rescue, adoption, welfare, neutering and education. Rescue efforts are in collaboration with partners around the world. Rescued dogs are placed in loving homes until adopted. Since its inception in 2017, SDH has rescued 2,327 dogs and adopted 2,275 dogs from neglect, hunger and abuse locally and around the world – providing them with welfare, neutering, transportation, fostering and adoption .
In the United States, SDH has rescued and adopted dogs from central Oregon, California, Texas, Ohio and Puerto Rico. And overseas from Afghanistan, Albania, Armenia, British Virgin Islands, China, Guam, India, Mexico, Romania, South Korea, St. Thomas and Thailand. SDH envisions a world where all dogs are healthy, safe, cared for and wanted. Through this work, SDH has a lasting impact on owned and street dogs and cats and the families around them.
To learn more about SDH, foster, adopt, volunteer and donate, go to www.streetdoghero.org.