EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – get your pet started off on the right foot this New Year. Pet Wellness Wonderland 9 a.m. to noon Friday, Jan. 12 at the Eastside Senior Citizen Center, 3200 Fierro.
The event will feature free adoptions, microchips, low-cost vaccines and more. This is a joint effort by the City of El Paso’s Animal Services and Parks and Recreation departments to provide pet owners with an accessible opportunity to protect their beloved companions.
During the event, pets must be on a leash or in a carrier, and for microchipping services, they must be over six weeks old or weigh at least 2 lbs. Vaccinations will be provided on site by the Eastlake Animal Clinic, which will offer a range of affordable vaccinations for community pets, including rabies vaccines for dogs and cats, Bordetella and Parvo vaccines for dogs. , and FELV and FVRCP vaccines for cats.
The public will be able to adopt a shelter pet at no cost and learn valuable insights through educational workshops on Pet Care 101 and Bite Prevention, led by El Paso Animal Services Education Coordinator Jessica Navarro.
“This event serves as an important opportunity to promote pet welfare in El Paso,” said El Paso Animal Services Director Terry Kebischel. “We want to continue this partnership so that these essential services remain readily available to the El Paso community.”
In addition, seniors at the Eastside Senior Citizen Center sell a variety of donated items, clothing, handmade jewelry, art, music, and other handmade products at their monthly bazaar, benefiting from the services within the center. Will demonstrate skills.
For more information on upcoming events, visit ElPasoAnimalServices.org.