Dogs, cats and their people cycled through the second Healthy People + Healthy Pets clinic at Washington State University Health Sciences last week, all getting free vaccinations, screenings and simple treatments from WSU nursing and veterinary medicine students.
After the health care came the fun stuff: dogs were outfitted with crimson-and-gray coats and harnesses, while cats were offered collars and carriers. Their owners got pet food, treats and other supplies.
“People are more concerned about their animals than themselves,” said Joyce Griffin-Sobel, dean of the WSU College of Nursing, as she supervised a coat fitting for Jasmine, a terrier. The event “is my favorite day … » More …