VETMED Cares

Helping charities in need.

VETMED Cares. We really do. That’s why every three months we feature a local rescue or charity. We proudly support and invest in our community and employees through charitable efforts that help make Arizona a better place to live for people and animals. Caring can significantly impact the lives of those within our community.

This quarter, we are featuring:

PHOENIX ANIMAL CARE COALITION 911 (PACC911)

PACC911 has created a Rescue COMMUNITY because cooperation brings success. PACC911 brings together the many animal welfare organizations throughout Arizona, mostly in Maricopa County, by uniting them and offering opportunities to work together for the greater benefit of the animals. PACC911 provides opportunities for its partners to work together for the benefit of the animals and assists animal welfare partners are aided in four distinct ways:   

  • Fund-raising
  • Adoption Events
  • Education
  • Medical Assistance
  • Food Bank
The organization’s Medical Funds assistance has become a particular focus over the years. It’s evolved into a critical community resource that partnered rescues rely on to offset veterinary costs incurred from saving and rehabilitating abandoned, lost and neglected pets.  http://pacc911.org/medical-care-funds.  The impact can be seen throughout these amazing transformation videos and beyond!  
 
They’ve also established a food bank helping low income families to keep their pets in the home, by providing much needed pet food. PACC911 has sparked a new spirit of cooperation among the partnering humane community now working in harmony as PACC911 members.  By doing what they do, they put smiles on the faces of pets in need.
Please join us in supporting this dedicated team, and make a difference! DONATE >

Learn more by visiting the PACC911 website and by following them on Facebook.

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Success Stories

We’ve highlighted the success stories of the cats and dogs who have battled tremendous odds and now enjoy the happy, healthy lives they deserve thanks to the skilled efforts of the VETMED team and the rescue organizations who saw that these animals got the medical assistance they needed.

Read their inspiring stories >

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Blood Donation Program

Our team at VETMED proudly fosters a Blood Donor Program in which healthy dogs and cats help less fortunate animals through blood donation. Our program works much like a human blood bank. Critically ill or injured veterinary patients often require blood products for life-saving treatment, and that blood is provided by animals belonging to our veterinarians and staff. Blood is periodically drawn and safely stored, where it’s ready once a patient needs it.

Learn more and see photos about our donor heroes >

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Our Employees

We proudly stand behind charities that are important to our VETMED team members. VETMED cares about:

Jennifer Lundal - Hospice of the Valley Jennifer Lundal, Hospice of the Valley Volunteer since 2003:

Hospice of the Valley provides compassionate end-of-life care. They serve thousands of families across the Valley every day, and relieve suffering in all realms – physical, emotional and spiritual.

 

gabriels-angels-vetmed-cares Dr. Christina Grant, Gabriel’s Angels Volunteer since 2015:

Gabriel’s Angels delivers healing pet therapy to at-risk children, nurturing their emotional development and enhancing the quality of their lives forever. VETMED’s own Dr. Grant volunteers her time here, along with her pit bull Posey, Gabriel’s Angels’ newest Therapy Dog.

Guide dogs for the blind Breta Peterson, Guide Dogs for the Blind

Guide Dogs for the Blind is a passionate community that serves the visually impaired through a variety of client services and network of trainers, puppy raisers, donors and volunteers. They prepare highly qualified guide dogs to serve and empower individuals who are blind or have low vision. All of our services are provided free of charge; no government funding is received.