Animal Welfare Clinic
Providing veterinary care to companion animals in need.
What we achieve, together
The TEARS premises in Sunnydale houses animals in need of veterinary care which includes radiographs, diagnostics, surgery, and treatments, as well as stray and the abandoned animals that TEARS seeks to rehabilitate and rehome.
One of the core aims of the clinic is to control the unwanted births of dogs and cats in low-income areas, and sterilisation of all treated animals is mandatory. In addition, all animals in our care are chipped, dewormed, treated for external parasites (ticks and fleas) and monitored by our expert team.
When processed, abandoned or surrendered animals are taken to our Adoption Centres for rehabilitation and rehoming.
WHAT WE DO
Sterilisation is the primary means of reducing overpopulated domestic animal populations and disease, and preventing animals being born into a life of suffering, neglect and starvation.
Vaccination prevents the spread of diseases such as rabies, parvovirus, and canine distemper virus in dogs; and feline enteritis, feline panleukopenia and feline respiratory disease, or snuffles, in cats.
Regular flea and tick dipping and deworming interventions hosted in communities improve the condition of animals but also reduces the spread of zoonoses (diseases transmitted from animals to humans) in densely populated communities where there is over-crowding and poor sanitation.