We offer monthy, low-cost clinics in the New Orleans Area

A look inside our clinics

Trading Chains

We love to see our dogs on great and safe harnesses, family members don't wear chains. Thanks to Harness Lead, we can show people a ore compassionate way to walk their dogs. 


How do they work?

Low-Cost Heartworm Prevention Clinics

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Heartworm 101

  • The Southeast region of the United States, including Louisiana, Arkansas, Tennessee, Texas, and Mississippi, have the highest rate of Heartworm Disease in the US
  • In New Orleans (NOLA) alone, 80% (160K) of shelter and stray dogs are HeartWorm positive. Just one NOLA rescue spends over half a million a year on treatment.
  • Heartworm Disease results in suffering and is fatal if untreated 
  • Heartworm Disease is preventable

Long Term Goal

Our team is currently writing a protocol to bring these clinics to other high-need communities

Heartworm Prevention

$5/3 months for gold standard Ivermectin

$35-$45/6 month of Proheart6 (weight dependent)

Heartworm Test

$5

Flea/Tick Prevention

$5/3 months

Attend a clinic

Our monthly New Orleans clinics take place in high-need zip codes. We post clinic details on our facebook events page. We are here to serve the low income community.


Find out here!

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From the Heartworm Treatment Study

Andrea writes

Good morning. 


I went to one of your clinics to get my dog Quincy tested for Heartworms and he was positive. He is a 53lb mix pit. My son had rescued him on New Year's Eve.


Quincy was actually a friend of my sons dog but he was left outside with no shelter and a rope tied around his neck that was cutting into him. He was fed every other day.


When my son realized this, he just took him, and these two have pretty much been together since.  They go mud-ridding, swimming, on boat rides.  He is a JOY to have in our lives and loves to give hugs and just jump into your arms.  


I appreciate anything you can do to help us get him well. 

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Accomplishments

2016

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Because of TIP,  842 dogs were put on 3,434 months of Heartworm prevention who could otherwise not afford this service. 


 5 were treated for Heartworm Disease, and 170 were fully vetted

2017

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Because of TIP, 1,140 dogs were put on 3,877 months of Heartworm prevention who could otherwise not afford this service. 


9 dogs were treated for Heartworm Disease and 152 were fully vetted

2018

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Because of TIP, 1,045 dogs were put on 4,206 months of Heartworm prevention who could otherwise not afford this service.


22 dogs were treated in our Heartworm Treatment Study.


94 dogs were fully vetted

2019 to date!

50

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Number of pets who received full service veterinary care, who could otherwise not afford vet care.

1,515

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Number of months of Heartworm Prevention administered to 383 dogs. (Plus a bonus 444 months of flea prevention!)

20

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Number of dogs currently in our heartworm treatment study. 11 have completed the study and are now heartworm negative!

What else we offer

Other low cost resources

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New Orleans offers low cost basic care for pets. To learn more about these services, click here. More info on low-cost training services? Just ask! 

Clinic give-aways

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Thanks to our Clinic partners! Attend a Clinic and you might walk away with a toy, dog treats, dog food, ice cream, or even a microchip!

Harnesses for Chains

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We trade in chains for special harnesses. We believe every dog deserves to belong to a family, to have value, and to walk safely and comfortably.  CLICK HERE to see how they work! 

KadieBears Heartworm Treatment Study

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We are now offering clients and qualifying pets a low-cost Heartworm Treatment Option.

Roue's Roof: homeless people and their pets

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Homeless people with dogs are welcome to free service at our monthly clinics. We know that money does not equal love. 


Offering our first clinic specific to homeless people and their pets, February 2019

Banfield Veterinary Assistance Partnership

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Thanks to Banfield Foundation, clients who need veterinary assistance can apply for up to $250 in vet care with us. 


Contact us to learn more.