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Darwin Animal Doctors Returning Tonight to Vet the Dogs of Occupy Wall Street

As reported here,last weekend Darwin Animal Doctors (DAD) came to the aid of the numerous dogscamped outdoors at New York City's Zuccotti Park, site of...

Julia Szabo  |  Nov 4th 2011


As reported here,last weekend Darwin Animal Doctors (DAD) came to the aid of the numerous dogscamped outdoors at New York City’s Zuccotti Park, site of the Occupy Wall Street protest.

Tonight (Friday, November 4) from 7 to 8:30, DAD volunteers are headed back to the park to bring more vet care and TLC to the intrepid OWS protesters on four legs.

Anyone needing medical assistance fora four-footed friend should look for the DAD volunteers holding up signs pointing dog and cat owners to “Free Checkups.”

On hand and paw will betwo docs who are generously donating their time and services to vet the protesters’ pets: Jodi Kuntz, of Manhattan’s’ Animal Medical Center, and Konstantine Barsky of Brooklyn’s Hope Veterinary Clinic. “My tech Kimmy andI have been coming down and doing vet work for a couple weeks now,” Dr. Barsky says.”Very glad to be finding others interested in helping these animals of the 99%!”

In the meantime, if you’d like tomake a donation to helpDAD help the animals of Occupy Wall Street, here’s a wish list of needed items any and all donations gratefully accepted:

– Dog booties

– K9 coats

– Blankets and towels

– Dog food

– Cat food

– Frontline (or any type of flea/tick treatment)

– Heartgard

– Dog-sized blankets

– Dog and cat toys

– Dog beds

– Large Tupperware containers (to keep pet food sealed and protected from rodents and insects)

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