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PDSA Vet Nurse Kaya Hawrylak is oferin gfree health checks for dogs and advice for other pets.

PDSA Vet Nurse Kaya Hawrylak is oferin gfree health checks for dogs and advice for other pets.

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Vet charity PDSA is setting tails wagging with plans to visit Mansfield as part of a national pet wellbeing tour, which aims to help all pets stay happy and healthy.

PDSA vet nurses will be on board the charity’s PetCheck vehicle carrying out free wellbeing checks for local dogs, and giving advice on other pets.

The checks made in partnership with local community centres and the Pet Hut, start on Wednesday September 16, 10am to 5pm at Kingsway Community Hall, Clipstone Rd West, Forest Town, Mansfield and continue on Thursday September 17 from 10am to 5pm at The Pet Hut, Portland Retail Park, Midland Way, Mansfield.

DSA Vet Nurse Kaya Hawrylak said: “We know people love their pets and want the best for them, which is why we’re here to help.

“By offering free, friendly advice and support, we can help owners make small changes that can make a big difference to the health and happiness of pets around Nottingham.”

Kaya will check the health of each dog, including their weight, eyes, ears, coat and general fitness. Microchipping, nail-clipping and ear-cleaning are offered free of charge if required.

Kaya can also discuss dogs’ diet, behaviour, socialisation and living environment

She will answer any questions to help owners make the best choices for their pets.

Cats Protection neutering vouchers will also be available.

PDSA’s two custom-designed PetCheck vehicles have been kindly donated to the charity by benefactors Julie and Robert Breckman, whose love of animals and support of PDSA has helped to make the PetCheck tour a reality.

As a leading veterinary charity, with 51 Pet Hospitals and over 380 Pet Practices, in the UK The PDSA strive to improve pets’ lives through prevention, education and treatment.

Every year our dedicated veterinary teams carry out 2.7 million treatments on 470,000 pets.