Steri Drive 9: 694 Sterilisations!!


This past weekend saw the final instalment of Steri Drive 9, with 170 sterilisations completed.

Meaning Steri Drive 9 saw a total of 694 dogs and cats vetted, sterilised, inoculated, dewormed, given Nexgard, a course of antibiotics, a bag of nutritious food and a warm kennel! 

Huge shout out to our head vet Vetpoint’s Dr. Reena Cotton and her team and to our hero guest vets: Penzance Veterinary ClinicCape Animal Fertility ClinicNoordhoek Veterinary ClinicCeres Veterinary HospitalPinelands Village Veterinary ClinicTable View Animal HospitalPDSA – SAAlphen VetAQUAVETCAMCCitivet-GardensTygerberg Animal Hospital and WCPVL! 

Also special thanks to Boland Dierekliniek in Worcester for providing stellar back up services for animals needing transfusions and x rays! 

To Boehringer Ingelheim for the amazing donation of over a thousand Nexgard treatments, Virbac South Africa for the donation of vaccines & dewormers, and to Ascendis Animal Health for your Fibrotec & dewormer donation! 

Every animal went home with a nutritious bag of food thanks to the Wild at Heart FoundationHill’s Pet NutritionPetley’s, Lakato and Prime Cleaning Suppliers!

Thanks to JoJo for enabling us to provide warm kennels for our patients, sending them home with shelter is the best feeling!

To ROGZM-Pets South Africa and every sponsored ‘Rescue Leash & Collar Combo’, we replaced six bin worths of chains this Steri Drive! 

Every dog went home with their trusty ‘cone of shame’ thanks to Rucenta, donating and providing cones at cost!

Thanks to LR Service Centre for fixing our rescue vehicle free of charge! 

Huge thanks to the companies and trusts who have made this possible, including: Flemming Family Foundation, The Stretch Foundation, Hambleton Ltd, Do it for the DogsPet PlacesPet Heaven, RIP Pets and TransFire SA

Thank you to the Breede Valley Municipality for allowing us to use your hall, to every person who donated PPE to the team and to CICS LTD SA for providing discounted deep clean and Covid decontamination services! 

To our hard working team of volunteers alongside Halfway HavenThe Underdog Project and the AtFrits Pet Hotel & Daycare Centre- thank you for your blood, sweat and tears! 

To every Sidewalk Specials supporter and donor- you made this possible! THANK YOU! 

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