FOOD DRIVE AT VCA HOLLYWOOD ANIMAL HOSPITAL RESULTS IN OVER 5500 POUNDS OF CAT AND DOG FOOD DONATIONS FOR BROWARD MEALS ON WHEELS FOR PETS
VCA Hollywood Animal Hospital is pleased to announce that the success of our pet food drive for Broward Meals on Wheels for Pets (BMOW) was an overwhelming success. The South Florida community graciously donated over 3000 pounds of canned and dry food to our front doors. With the collections at our partnering collections sites at Pets Supplies Plusin Sheridan Plaza, Weston Animal Hospital and The Bed Post in Ft. Lauderdale the total number collected was 3600. With our hospital food match and the food match from Pet Supplies Plus, the 2016 total donation to Broward Meals on Wheels was over 5,500 pounds.
"We are proud to partner with Broward Meals on Wheels for Companion Animals to continue our commitment to support our animal community.-Dr. James Herrington, DVMVCA HAH Medical Director
Broward Meals on Wheels for Pets delivers pet food once a month to homebound seniors who need assistance taking care of their in-home pets. Pet food is provided through the generosity of community donations.
"The quantity of food used monthly by Broward Meals on Wheels for Pets is around 800 lbs alone for the southern portion of Broward County. This food collection will go a long way to help feed our client’s furry family members.", said Bobbi Arnold, Co- Chair of Broward Meals on Wheels for pets.
VCA Hollywood Animal Hospital has earned a solid reputation for offering the very best in veterinary medicine as well as the latest technological advances and therapies. Founded in 1947, HAH features 21 veterinarians and more than 100 highly trained technical and support staff members. For more information, please visit www.hollywoodanimal.com or call 954.920.3556.