New Hope Animal Hospital Teams Up With Beyond Fences for Barktoberfest

DURHAM, N.C., Oct. 23, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- New Hope Animal Hospital is proud to be a Platinum Paw sponsor for Barktoberfest to help bring awareness to the needs of underserved areas around Durham, NC. The hospital hopes to help provide creative, fun ways through its sponsorship to show people the importance of caring for canines and other animals. New Hope is also working with Beyond Fences to provide veterinary care for the dogs in the underserved areas to increase the quality and longevity of their lives.

"Barktoberfest is a great opportunity to get out, have a little fun, and remember why caring for ‘man’s best friend' is so important. At New Hope Animal Hospital, we strive to provide the best care possible and we are dedicated to our partnership with Beyond Fences." said Dr. Soren Windram, head veterinarian at New Hope Animal Hospital. "We will continue to focus on our commitment to our community, the quality of care we provide to our patients, and educating our clients on the best ways to provide for their pets' needs."

Beyond Fences, formerly known as the Coalition to Unchain Dogs, provides free services, support, and supplies for dog owners in underserved areas of the county. These services include the Fence Program, which builds fences at no charge to the resident for the purpose of providing a dog with a leash-free living experience. The organization also provides straw for insulation in winter months and tarps for shade in summer months. 

Barktoberfest will be held on Sunday, October 29th at Durham Central Park, between 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. at 501 Foster Street in Durham, North Carolina, 27702. The City of Durham is promoting a canine costume contest. There will also be a Purina Pro Plan Performance Team showcasing the talents of the Dare Devil Dogs as they do tricks. Barktoberfest will also have a photo booth, the Canine Food Drive, a Pet's Market, a Fun Walk, raffles, and interested parties of legal age will be able to buy beer and food. Those seeking to adopt a dog will also find foster and adoption organizations present. Finally, those seeking to provide sponsorship or vending services may contact the City of Durham for a Sponsorship Package or a vending application. 

New Hope Animal Hospital is a full-service pet care facility located near Chapel Hill and Durham. The hospital provides dental care, wellness exams, boarding services, senior pet care, surgery, vaccinations, and emergency care. Dr. Windram has been practicing in Durham for over 20 years both in an emergency and critical care setting as well as day practice. The hospital is located at 5016 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd. in Durham, NC, 27707. Those seeking a Durham veterinarian can contact the hospital at (919) 490-2000 or visit the website