080713 Meredith Veterinary Emergency Hospital Supports Paws for a Cause event (350 w/3 col MVER)

MEREDITH — Newly opened Meredith Place Veterinary Emergency Hospital has signed on as an event sponsor for the New Hampshire Humane Society's Paws for a Cause Comedy Night and Auction hosted at Church Landing in Meredith on August 8.

Shelter spokesperson Marylee Gorham said "what a terrific and appropriate partnership with such a prestigious veterinary hospital. We are able to channel those desperate phone calls to the Meredith based pet emergency center offering relief and hope for speedy care of a sick pet"

Dr. Lee Garrod, owner of Meredith Place Veterinary ER, stated, "we are thrilled to support such a worthwhile cause and our local Humane Society. We also look forward to continually supporting the communities of the Lakes Region with the highest level of veterinary emergency care and advanced specialty services.''

Executive Director, Mary Di Maria said, "each year this event has grown in terms of attendees and funds raised for the animals, a winning formula of comedy and giving makes for a wonderful evening. It's true there is neglect and cruelty in the world, but this event focuses on happy outcomes for these hapless creatures, our guests know they are making a difference in an animal's life".

New Hampshire Humane Society is a stand-alone animal welfare organization providing care and comfort for the lost, abused, abandoned and neglected animals in the Lakes Region and beyond.

Meredith Place Veterinary Emergency Hospital is located in Meredith, and is a leading trauma and emergency care animal hospital in the Lakes Region. Offering residency trained doctors; emergency care is available at the facility 24 hours on the weekends and from 5 p.m. until 8.30 a.m during the week.

MVER is one of three clinics in a group of privately owned New Hampshire referral hospitals with services that include internal medicine, neurology, cardiology, critical care, surgery, dermatology, oncology, acupuncture, rehabilitation diagnostic imaging and more.

Paws for A Cause Comedy Night and Auction tickets are available by calling 603-524-3252x309 or online www.nhhumane.org.



Dr. Lee Garrod, owner of Meredith Place Veterinary Emergency Hospital, Marylee Gorham, New Hampshire Humane Society Director of Development and Mary Di Maria,  NHHS Executive Director. (Courtesy photo)