Pause for Paws was organized to help us raise funds for pets needing help. Riverside donates a large percentage of the cost of treating these pets and Pause for Paws helps to supplement the difference. We want to be able to provide these animals with the medical care that they need including vaccines, testing, preventatives, and medical/surgical care. We want to be able to pin a fractured leg in a dog that is hit by a car and then discarded by the owner. Our main goal will be to do what is necessary to place these abandoned animals in loving homes of their own.
Fund raisers like Dog Olympics and Pictures with Santa provide funding for Pause for Paws along with donations. Through the American Veterinary Medical Foundation's (AVMF) Veterinary Care Charitable Fund, our hospital is able to help animals rescued from abuse and neglect and the pets of clients facing personal hardships. Your donations to AVMF on behalf of our hospital will help us help animals. Click on the AVMF donate button to make your tax deductible donation.