Sarasota, Fla. – (June 8, 2015) – Cat Depot announced the opening of the Rose Durham Cat Care Clinic, 2542 17th Street, Sarasota, Fla. 34234. The full service clinic offers affordable veterinary care to the public and is open six days a week Monday through Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Please call (941) 366-2404 for an appointment. Revenue raised from the Rose Durham Cat Care Clinic will help fund Cat Depot’s mission to save the lives of homeless cats.
A grand opening and ribbon cutting will be held on Wednesday, June 24, 2015, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. There will be door prizes and light refreshments. Stop in for a tour and meet the veterinarians.
Cat Depot is pleased to introduce our medical team:
Clinic Veterinarian: Dr. Eva Ojolick-Ryan
Clinic Veterinarian: Dr. Rodrigo Rius
Practice Manager: Deb DeVogt
Clinic Veterinarian: Dr Eva Ojolick-Ryan graduated from the Atlantic Veterinary College in Prince Edward Island Canada. Dr. Ojolick has practiced small animal medicine and surgery in the Sarasota/Bradenton area for nearly 20 years. She specializes in cold laser therapy and has published case studies on the use of therapeutic laser, as well as presented at veterinary conferences on the use of therapeutic laser in cats and dogs. Dr. Ojolick is certified in Feline and Canine Rehabilitation and is completing a certification in Active Isolated Stretching for animals.
Clinic Veterinarian, Dr. Rodrigo Rius graduated from the University of Buenos Aires and Iowa State University’s ECFBG Program. He recently was the staff veterinarian at Haines Road Animal Hospital, St. Petersburg, Fla, and relief surgeon at Suncoast Humane Society in Englewood, Fla. Previously, Dr. Rius worked at Higgins Animal Hospital and the City of Chicago Animal Care and Control.
Practice Manager, Deb DeVogt graduated from Lawrenceville Technical College in Atlanta, Georgia with a degree in Veterinary Technology. She won the Outstanding Student Award for her graduating class. She has in-depth experience in emergency medicine along with critical care and neurology.
“Sarasota and Manatee Counties now have a low cost alternative to traditional veterinary care. Cat Depot is working with local veterinarians and our community to provide high quality medical services for those who are challenged to meet established medical care costs, said Shelley Thayer, executive director. “Characteristic of our adoption center, our clinic offers state of the art radiology, blood machines, dental radiology, and surgery center. A precision staff of veterinarians and certified veterinarian technicians and assistants offer meticulous veterinary care that includes, cold laser therapy, dentistry, soft tissue surgery, vaccines, spay and neuter and treatment for every feline from kittens to seniors.”
Cat Depot, a nonprofit, 501(c)3 no-kill, free-roaming facility, is recognized for its progressive design and commitment to helping homeless, abandoned and injured animals. Open seven days a week, Cat Depot’s mission is to save lives, find loving homes, and provide the resources and education to improve the destiny of homeless cats.
Cat Depot supports more than 130 cats and kittens on any given day. Shop in our Cat Depot Supply and Gift Store specializing in top name brand wet and dry cat food, litter and calming products, and unique cards and gifts. Open Monday through Friday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Handicap accessible. Cat Depot is located at 2542 17th Street, Sarasota, Fla. 34234. For more information, go to www.catdepot.org, or call 941.366.2404.
2542 17th Street
Sarasota, FL 34234