Kitchener’s East Village Animal Hospital offers veterinary services low-income residents can afford
By Clare Bonnyman, CBC News Posted: Aug 28, 2017
The East Village Animal Hospital is the first low-income veterinary clinic of its kind in the region, and is already high in demand after only being open a few weeks.
“We are crazy busy already,” said Ann-Marie Patkus-Cook, hospital manager.
As one of the only options for low-income pet owners, it’s not surprising that the hospital is gaining momentum fast.
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Pauline Cripps says that even with a 30 per cent increase in visits, the GFB still won’t turn anyone away
CBC News Posted: Aug 23, 2017
The Guelph Food Bank is an important part of the community; now more so than ever, says Pauline Cripps, coordinator at the GFB.
The food bank saw a rise of 30 per cent in visits from 2015-2016, with 26,896 visits growing to 35,160.
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