Rob’s Ramblings: 2nd Annual Mexi-Can Vet Project Dog Reunion in Victoria, BC

Over 85 humans and 45 dogs enjoyed the great Mexi-Can Vet Project Dog Reunion in Victoria, BC on Sunday, September 8, 2013. This has turned into an annual event organized by Dr. Malcolm Macartney’s crew from McKenzie Veterinary Service.

(above) JBAR volunteers Deb Tomlinson and Sarah Walker greet Max the Dog, whom they rescued and personally nourished back to health last season. Harley the Great Dane, was the next in line to say hello to his loving rescuers.

This event was a chance to see some of the Jaltemba Bay Animal Rescue (JBAR) Spay & Neuter Clinic grads with their new families. This year, they decided to charge $5 CDN per person at the door. Sandee Legh, McKenzie Veterinary Services’s Pet Nutritionist, not only offered her backyard for the function, but she also put together a Silent Auction featuring over 30 items donated by local businesses and restaurants. It was a great success with over $2,000 CDN raised toward JBAR’s next Spay & Neuter Clinic scheduled for November 13-16 in Rincón de Guayabitos.

You can learn more about the upcoming JBAR Spay & Neuter Clinic here.

The sun provided great weather and a good time was had by all. Thanks to Malcolm and his team for organizing this event!

You can view more reunion photos on the JBAR Facebook page.

by Rob ERICKSON

About Jaltemba Bay Animal Rescue (JBAR): Jaltemba Bay Animal Rescue (JBAR) was established in 2003 by Lin Chimes of Los Ayala, Nayarit, Mexico. Jaltemba Bay Animal Rescue advocates humane and healthy practices for animals in the Jaltemba Bay area by promoting health, education, spay and neutering, adoptions, foster care and positive relationships with animals and their owners. JBAR also works to find homes for street dogs and cats. This effort has significantly improved the overall health and enjoyment of life on Jaltemba Bay for human visitors, residents and also our four-legged friends.To learn more or to make a donation, visit Jaltemba Bay Animal Rescue (JBAR).

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