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Mercer Veterinary Clinic for the Homeless
Mercer Veterinary Clinic is now located in its own building located next to Loaves and Fishes thanks to generous donors and sponsors.
Through extensive fundraising, we raised enough funds to purchase two portable trailers to convert into a permanent clinic. We are able to treat animals in individual exam rooms, perform surgeries in a fully-stocked surgical suite, and store prescription veterinary diets, pharmaceutical and lab equipment. Another important component of the new trailers will be an isolation room which will help to control the spread of infectious agents. Our leadership team has been working tirelessly to oversee the implementation of these various components, which must meet stringent standards according to the American Veterinary Medical Association. Mercer Veterinary Clinic provides invaluable opportunities for the students in high quality medicine, practice management, budgeting, client relationships and technical skills.
We are in desperate need of additional funding to support the continued transformation of the units into a fully-functional veterinary clinic. We are in the final stages of the permitting process, and are looking to raise an additional $200,000 to finish the plumbing of the clinic. Currently, the clinic does not have a plumbing system to provide potable water and this is one of the final facility improvements needed. While the clinic is run by UC Davis students, we act as our own non-profit agency independent of the university and do not receive funding from them, so it is imperative that we reach to the community for support. Your consideration will allow us to continue to provide high-quality veterinary care to the homeless pet population of Sacramento.
These animals have stuck by their owners through thick and thin, and are often their only family and friend. Please help us save them.
Please visit the Mercer Clinic Donations page to help us reach our goal.
Mercer Veterinary Clinic
P.O. Box 297
Davis, CA 95617
(530) 752-1143 (messages)
NEW POLICY IN PLACE: All Mercer clients must have a Mercer I.D. card distributed by Mercer Veterinary Clinic to be seen. All new clients must provide documentation from Loaves and Fishes certifying use of their services in order to receive a Mercer Card.
Obtain a TB Card at Loaves and Fishes
1321 North C. St.
Sacramento, CA 95811
Hours: M-F 7am-2:30pm
Phone: (916) 226-3345
Form to bring to Loaves and Fishes: