Black Hills Animal Hospital is taking in pets for fire evacuees

The Black Hills Animal Hospital has been in the Rapid City community for almost 50 years and say they are happy to help those in need, taking in displaced cats and dogs.

Fire evacuees also include pets. Black Hills Animal Hospital on Campbell Street and is taking in displaced dogs and cats.

Black Hills Animal Hospital

Black Hills Animal Hospital

Black Hills Animal Hospital

The Black Hills Animal Hospital has been in the Rapid City community for almost 50 years and say they are happy to help those in need.

Melissa Mez, Black Hills Animal Hospital Veterinarian, says, “So we are trying to make this the least stress as possible so they (residents) are welcome to bring food and bedding but we have food, we have bedding, we have heated kennels, they are indoor/outdoor kennels for pets, we have a full boarding staff- this is what we do, so we are prepared to help these people with their pets.”

Black Hills Animal Hospital

So far the Black Hills Animal Hospital has taken in 6 displaced pets and a couple of pets that were working the fire. Their phone number is 605-343-6066.

George Twitero, Veterinarian and Owner of Black Hills Animal Hospital, says, “We just want to help the people that are in need in the fire area, it’s a disaster for them, having to evacuate is a very stressful thing and thinking about their pets that are loved members of their family. We wanted to see if we could help.”

Black Hills Animal Hospital

The Humane Society of the Black Hills is also taking in animals and extending out food and blankets to those who are displaced.

Black Hills Animal Hospital

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