Woodland Park campground cleanup means much less assist for homeless pets

Seattle Veterinary Outreach made a plan to assist the pets on the Woodland Park encampment, however earlier than that occurred, the town ordered the encampment to be vacated.

SEATTLE — Tuesday’s cleanup of the Woodland Park encampment scuttled scheduled plans to assist a number of the pets dwelling on the encampment, in response to Seattle Veterinary Outreach.

Since March, a group with Seattle Veterinary Outreach has been working with a mutual support group to attach with Woodland Park campground residents and their pets. The group was in a position to assist 11 pets that lived within the camp.

“We offer veterinary exams, vaccinations and microchips. We take everybody’s info after which create customized pet ID tags for every of them and return them at a later date,” mentioned Anna Ludwig, director of operations for Seattle Veterinary Outreach.

Appointments to spay, neuter and supply booster pictures for no less than 5 animals had been scheduled for Might 17. Ludwig mentioned his group would acquire the animals and take them to a clinic in Renton for surgical procedure. Nonetheless, the town’s resolution to clear the camp on Tuesday meant the group misplaced entry to these pets.

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