Animal Samaritans Holds Grand Opening Ceremony for New Indio Veterinary Clinic

Thousand Palms, CA – September 5, 2015: On Tuesday, September 9, Animal Samaritans will host a Grand Opening ceremony for their new Veterinary Clinic in Indio.  The event takes place at 9:00am outside and inside their new veterinary clinic at 42150 Suite B, Jackson Street, just north of the 10 freeway near The Home Depot in the North Indio Town Center Shopping Plaza.   Indio Chamber of Commerce will participate and civic leaders from Indio, Coachella, and surrounding communities will be in attendance.


Animal Samaritans will welcome guests with an open house tour of the clinic, pastries and canoles from nearby Charlie Marrone’s Bar & Grill, coffee donated from nearby Starbucks, and gift bags filled with pet treats and pet toys donated from the nearby Petco; each business is located in the same Indio Towne Center Shopping Plaza.


Prior to the Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony, refreshments and giveaways, Animal Samaritans CEO Fred Saunders, Clinic Director Marie Brunner, and Founding Board Member Barbara Flanagan with recognize dignitaries and civil leaders in attendance.


Please join us as we celebrate the opening of our new low-cost veterinary clinic in Indio, tomorrow, 9am, at 42150 Suite B, North Indio, and meet Dr. Albert and Dr. Bousquet from the new Indio Clinic.


Animal Samaritans SPCA, a 501 (c) non-profit organization founded in 1978, is committed to improving the lives of animals and people.  As the Coachella Valley’s most comprehensive animal welfare organization, they strive to one day eliminate the needless suffering and abuse of homeless and unwanted animals.  Programs and services in place to save the lives of healthy and treatable animals include prevention through humane education, affordable spay and neuter, vaccinations, and other veterinary care, animal sheltering, animal rescue, pet fostering and pet adoptions.  In addition, more than one hundred volunteers from their Pet Therapy programs visit special needs classrooms, nursing homes, local hospitals, and residents at Juvenile Hall. More information is available by calling 760.601.3756 and by visiting