CHICAGO (CBS) — A new animal clinic in West Rogers Park gives greater access to medical care for pets – especially for those families that can least afford to care for them.
The Tree House Humane Society’s new clinic at 7225 N. Western Ave. opened to the public on Saturday.READ MORE: Tyrell Cohen, Brother Of Bears Running Back Tarik Cohen, Found Dead In North Carolina Electrical Substation
It will offer basic wellness, affordable surgery, and vaccinations for all pets in need. families can also get their pets spayed and neutered to help control the homeless pet population.READ MORE: 5 Killed, 19 Wounded In Weekend Shootings In Chicago
The clinic features state-of-the-art medical equipment.
“We at Tree House believe that by providing and creating access to affordable vet care, we can keep more families together, and we can help prevent animals from entering the shelters in the first place,” said Tree House Executive Director Raissa Allaire.MORE NEWS: Fire Breaks Out At Shuttered Guerin Prep High School In River Grove, Which Is To Be Torn Down
The Tree House clinic is partnering with private veterinarians as well as animal rescues.