2015 Banfield Chariable Trust Grant NOW CLOSED

  • Good Fortune Farm Refuge, a Mobile County non-profit animal rescue group was awarded a Banfield Charitable Trust grant for the third year in a row for their “VET YOUR PET” health care programDSC00033 The $5,000 grant was used to provide basic vet care for low-income family pets in the Mobile County, Alabama, and George County, Mississippi, areas. The grant helped 45 pets get vet care, from puppy shots to emergency surgeries.

    GFFR president Dee Dattilo said, “We are very happy to have helped so many animals that would have otherwise suffered because of lack of funds for veterinary care.”DSC00012

    Aleta Boudreaux, Grant coordinator for GFFR, praised local veterinarians who agreed to participate in the grant, Springhill Animal Clinic and Grand Bay Animal Clinic in Alabama and George County Animal Clinic in Mississippi. The veterinarians and the staffs of the participating clinics deserve great thanks and appreciation for making this program work,” Boudreaux said. “We couldn’t do it without them.”