Open to Senior Citizen of Norwich. Cats and Dogs Only.
Call Elizabeth for Appointment (860) 594-4502 x 6306
More Information & Frequently Asked Questions
Where is the clinic held? The clinic will be held at the Rose City Senior Center (Art Room). There will be signs to point you in the right direction.
Who can attend this clinic? This clinic is meant to serve Norwich Senior Citizens who may not have the access to veterinary care for their beloved pets due to financial reasons.
What is the cost of bringing my pet(s) to this clinic? This clinic is FREE! Funding is provided by the Letz Fund for Animals and the Environment (Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut), Long Foundation, Chelsea Groton Bank, Charter Oak Federal Credit Union and the CT Humane Society.
What are the services provided to pets at these clinics? Each pet seen by our vet will get a general wellness exam, rabies and distemper vaccinations (as needed), a flea/tick preventative, dewormer (as needed), and their nails trimmed. Additionally, dogs will get tested for heartworm. Pet food and supplies are available as well. Residents of Norwich will have the option of licensing their dog, free of charge, after pets receive the required rabies vaccine.
Is there a limit to the number of pets or type of pet I bring? We can see up to 2 pets per family in a single visit. Only dogs or cats will be seen. All dogs must be leashed and all cats must be in carriers. We reserve the right to refuse sick, pregnant, or aggressive pets.
Do I need an appointment to have my pet(s) seen? Yes. Appointments are needed. Please call Elizabeth at (860) 594-4502 x6306 to make an appointment for the April 25th Norwich Pet Wellness Clinic. Visits with the veterinarian will typically take about 10-15 minutes for each pet. There to be a short wait time. Your patience and cooperation is greatly appreciated.
Do I need to bring any paperwork to show my proof of need? No. We do not screen for financial need.
Do I need to bring anything other than my pet(s)? If your pet has been previously seen by another veterinarian, please bring any records you have.
Blood Pressure Clinic- Volunteer R.N. is held at the Senior Center for blood pressure checks the 1st & 3rd Wednesday of each month from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. This is a free service and appointments are not necessary.
Please call (860) 889-5960 for details and additional information.
Yearly Membership runs from July 1st to June 30th.
Registration is required to participate in programs, classes and events at the Senior Center as well as for transportation.
Norwich Residents*: Suggested $25 yearly Membership
Out of Town: $40 yearly Membership
*Financial Assistance Available (Please see Mike or Hilary)
Thank You to Rose City Senior Center’s glee club, Golden Nuggets for the wonderful Winter Concert they had for us in January! The concert really showcased this group’s amazing talent! The Roseland Combo also joined the concert with some wonderful music and Jim Conover, the Golden Nuggets director delighted us with a couple of solos! Thank you all again for this fun and delightful concert!
Thank You to Rose City Senior Center’s concert band, Roseland Combo, who delightfully entertained us in December with a special Holiday Concert! The event was well attended and much appreciated by all. This wonderful band consists of very talented Senior Center members. Thank you for your wonderful music!