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 program 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.
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.”