MEDIA ADVISORY June 25, Central Veterinary Associates, P.C. Provides Low-Cost Microchip Clinic

Central Veterinary Associates, P.C. Provides Low-Cost Microchip Clinic at Friends of Fort Totten Parks' "Family Fun Day"

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Who: Central Veterinary Associates, P.C.
Bayside Animal Clinic
Friends of Fort Totten Parks

What: Veterinarians from Central Veterinary Associates, P.C. and the Bayside Animal Clinic will be offering a low-cost microchip clinic for pets during Friends of Totten Parks' "Family Fun Day." Owners can have their pets professionally implanted with a tracking micro-chip from Home Again, for a small donation for $25. All of the money raised will go towards Friends of Fort Totten Parks and NYC Veterinary Emergency Response Team.
In exchange for a donation, owners will have their pets professionally implanted with a Home Again microchip. All the money raised will go to the Alley Pond Environmental Center and the New York City Veterinary Emergency Response Team.
The veterinarians emphasize that all pet owners should have their pets microchipped. This ensures their pet's health and safety so that they can be found if they run away or if they are taken by a stranger. Having a pet microchipped is a successful step in responsible pet ownership.

When: Saturday June 25, 2011
noon-3 p.m.

Where: Fort Totten Parade Grounds
422 Weaver Road, Bayside, NY

Directions: Long Island Expressway to Exit 31 N-S (Cross Island Expressway N toward Whitestone Bridge). Take Cross Island North to Exit 32 toward Bell Boulevard. Turn right onto Totten Avenue. Turn right after 0.2 mile to stay right on Totten Ave. Take the third right onto Weaver Road. Park will be on the left.

Photo Ops: Veterinarians microchipping pets for the pet owners.


About Central Veterinary Associates, P.C.

Central Veterinary Associates, P.C. is a 24-hour, full-service hospital that provides optimal small animal medicine, including exotic medicine. The main hospital is located in Valley Stream, which provides 24-hour care at its state-of-the-art facility. Central Veterinary Associates also has other convenient locations in Great Neck, Bayside, Forest Hills, Far Rockaway and Belle Harbor. The hospital features intensive care units and intravenous infusion pumps and offers state-of-the-art radiology, endoscopy, ultrasonography, otoscopy and dentistry services. Central Veterinary Associates has over 100 staff members, including 14 veterinarians, as well as a board-certified radiologist and surgeon. For more information, call 1 (888) 4CVA-PET (428-2738) or visit