Wellness Clinic

Wellness Clinic

Event Details

Wellness Clinic

Great River Rescue will be hosting a Wellness Clinic for pet owners meeting low income guidelines.  Basic wellness services will be available to pets of qualified pet owners.  Some services offered include core vaccines, Rabies vaccines, deworming, flea/tick prevention, microchip insertion, and blood tests.

Saturday, May 22, 2021
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Hosted by Great River Rescue
1612 Carr Lake Rd SE, Bemidji

You must schedule an appointment before arriving. One animal per 5 minute time slot. Services available as supplies last.  If you bring your cat, please keep it in a carrier, kennel or crate. Dogs must be on a collar and leash or harness. Scroll down for pricing and a link to our sign-up form. Proper social distancing guidelines will be followed per CDC recommendations.

Veterinary services will be provided by Northern Veterinary Clinic. However, if follow-up services are needed, you will need to schedule an appointment with Northern, or your own vet.

Social Distancing Guidelines:

  • Upon arrival, remain in your vehicle. We will come to you. We will take your pet directly from your vehicle. Staff and volunteers will be wearing masks. Please have your dog on a secure leash and collar/harness. All cats must be in a secured carrier. If you have multiple pets, we will take one at a time.
  • After your pet’s appointment, we will return your pet to your vehicle. We can accept payment directly at vehicle. Cash, credit or debit will be accepted.
  • As much as possible, paperwork and financial transactions will occur remotely. Clients will register through our ClinicHQ system and be able to sign their form, make payments, and receive post-clinic documentation via email.
  • To prevent the potential spread of COVID-19, if you have experienced symptoms of illness in the past 14 days, do not bring your pet to our clinic. If your pet has been around someone experiencing symptoms within the last 14 days, do not bring your pet to our clinic. Thank you for understanding and respecting this policy.

Low Income Guidelines

To partake in this low income event, participants must be enrolled in one of the government assistance programs or fall within the household size and income parameters listed below. Please note that Proof of Gross Income is requested prior to receiving services.

Eligible participants must be receiving ONE of the following Federal or State government assistance programs OR provide proof of household size and income:

  •    Disability income
  •    Food support
  •    General assistance
  •    Heating assistance
  •    Medicaid
  •    Medical Assistance
  •    MN Care
  •    MFIP
  •    Section 8 housing
  •    Temporary assistance for needy families
  •    VA Disability
  •    WIC
Income Qualifications
  • Family size of 1 – ($31,900 – yearly OR $2,658 – monthly)
  • Family size of 2 – ($43,100 – yearly OR $3,592 – monthly)
  • Family size of 3 – ($54,300 – yearly OR $4,525 – monthly)
  • Family size of 4 – ($65,500 – yearly OR $5,458 – monthly)
  • Family size of 5 – ($76,700 – yearly OR $6,392 – monthly)
  • Family size of 6 – ($87,900 – yearly OR $7,325 – monthly)
  • Family size of 7 – ($99,100 – yearly OR $8,258 – monthly)
  • Family size of 8 – ($110,300 – yearly OR $9,192 – monthly)
  • Add for additional household members – ($11,200 – yearly OR $933 – monthly)



Price List

Service Price
Canine Distemper $8
Feline FVRCP & Chlamydia  $8
Bordatella $8
Dewormer $2
Feline Flea/Tick Preventive $15
Canine Flea/Tick Preventive $15
Microchip Insertion & Registration $25
FIV/FeLV Test (if able to draw blood) $15
4DX Test (if able to draw blood) $15

What is covered by these services?

Dewormer – Pyrantel – pinworm, roundworm, hookworm
Bordatella – Bordetella bronchiseptica (kennel cough)
Feline Flea/Tick – Senergy – SENERGY kills adult fleas and prevents flea eggs from hatching for one month and is indicated for the prevention and control of flea infestations (Ctenocephalides felis), prevention of heartworm disease caused by Dirofilaria immitis, and the treatment and control of ear mite (Otodectes cynotis) infestations. SENERGY is also indicated for the treatment and control of roundworm (Toxocara cati) and intestinal hookworm (Ancylostoma tubaeforme) infections in cats.
Canine Flea/Tick – Simparica – Kills and prevents fleas and ticks for one month
FIV/FeLV – tests for FIV and Feline Leukemia in cats
4DX – tests for Heartworm, Anaplasma Phagocytophilum, Platys, Borrelia Burgdorferi- Ehrlichia Canis, and Ewingii (tests for Lyme Disease)


Register using the following link. A $10 deposit per pet is required to confirm your appointment. The deposit counts toward your final service fee. Select an available time slot between 9:55am and 2pm on May 22, 2021.   – REGISTER HERE

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2 Responses

  1. DeAnne Johnson says:

    I have 2 chihuahua mixes, can I bring them together?

    • Yes, but they would need two separate time slots when you make your appointment. Enter and submit information for one dog, then submit information for the other.

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