THE WILDCAT SANTUARY MISSIONS
Mission: May 2013
PEIVDF returned to The Wildcat Sanctuary (TWCS) in Sandstone, MN in May 2013 to work on (4) four sanctuary residents. TWCS' vet Dr. Noemi Plantz of Cedar Pet Clinic Lake Elmo was in attendance again, as well as PEIVDF mission workers, volunteers, and students. PEIVDF had three new students - one DVM and two veterinary technicians.
Mesa, a beautiful serval, received root canal therapy on one tooth, as did Kita, a tiger. Ty, a chaussie, need root canal therapy on all four canine teeth. Noah, a cougar, received root canal therapy on one canine, and required extraction of another tooth.
Watch this space for photos from this mission to be posted HERE.
Mission: September 2011
PEIVDF returned to The Wildcat Sanctuary (TWCS) in Sandstone, MN on Labor Day weekend - September 3-5, 2011 to work on (4) four sanctuary residents. The team included TWCS' vet Dr. Noemi Plantz of Cedar Pet Clinic Lake Elmo, as well as PEIVDF mission workers, volunteers, and students - including one student who traveled all the way from Israel.
Diablo Guapo - a rare black jaguar - was one of the patients. He truly is a handsome devil, isn't he? In additional to Diablo Guapo, (2) two cougars, a Eurasian Lynx, and a Bengal domestic cat were treated.
Watch this space for an update on the mission and procedures performed, as well as a link to photos from our 2nd Dental Day at TWCS HERE.
Mission: May 2011
PEIVDF visited The Wildcat Sanctuary (WCS) in Sandstone, MN May 13-15, 2011 to work on (2) two sanctuary residents. Titan - a 15 year-old male Bengal tiger - required 4 root canal therapies for each of his canine teeth. Cody -a male cougar - needed several extractions.
Doctors from NM, WI, IL, CT, and VA attended the one-day mission. WCS Director Tammy Theis was so impressed with PEIVDF's work, and so grateful for the life-improving benefits to their two cats, that they are eager to schedule a return visit.
CBS Minnesota (WCCO TV) sent a team to cover the day's work. Click HERE to view the video on their site.
Photos from the mission will be uploaded soon, and will be viewable HERE.
To read more about The Wildcat Sanctuary, click HERE to be taken to their website.