COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) – Motor City’s Phil Long Ford partnered with the Pikes Peak area Humane Society to provide free or low-cost vaccinations to pet owners on Friday in Colorado Springs.
It may seem like an unusual partnership, but Mark Barton, general manager of Motor City’s Phil Long Ford, said it was a cause close to his heart, along with his colleague and pet, Cruz.
âWhen your number one salesperson is a gifted four-legged, you need to support these local charities,â Barton said. “Selling cars and trucks is fun, making sure Cruz’s friends get vaccinated is great fun.”
The Humane Society of the Pikes Peak area also said they are grateful for the partnership.
âWe can’t do it alone, we need a community to come together to care for pets and people,â said Katie McDevitt, Donor Relations Manager for The Humane Society. partnership for us. ”
The Humane Society’s mobile vaccination unit, the “Wellness Waggin” aims to provide fair vaccinations to pet owners in the Pikes Peak area.
Phil Long Ford is covering a family vaccination Friday, June 18. Pet owners can add additional vaccines for $ 10 each, or microchip services for $ 15.
Humane Society officials stress that the health of pets is just as important as the health of their owners.
“We really believe that animals and people are better together,” McDevitt said, “The only way to keep animals in their home with loving families and out of the shelter is to keep them healthy.”
The appointments for the Wellness Waggin ‘are full for Friday June 18th. Phil Long Ford will be hosting another pet vaccination clinic on July 25. Come back to their website TA make an appointment.
To see the other stops of the Wellness Waggin ‘, click on here.