Community Support

For almost 15 years, Benbow Veterinary Services has been providing compassionate, quality care for pets throughout the Metairie and greater New Orleans areas.

We are dedicated members of the community through the continued support of several organizations. Read on to learn more.

Audubon Aquarium

Dr. Cynthia Benbow is frequently called by the Audubon Aquarium to help with their penguins, notably a special penguin named Ernie. She has been giving Ernie acupuncture treatments to alleviate the pain in his back, and the results have astonished everyone.

American Veterinary Medical Foundation

The American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF) is the charitable arm of the American Veterinary Medical Association. For over 50 years, the AVMF has been dedicated to their mission of developing resources to advance the science and practice of veterinary medicine to improve animal and human health. Charitable contributions and support to the Foundation help veterinarians help animals. Donate now to BVS's Veterinary Care Charitable Fund to help owners who cannot afford to, give their pets the medical care they need. Click here to learn more about the VCCF.

Magnolia Community Services

Magnolia Community Services (MCS) leads the way for people with developmental disabilities on many different levels. On a daily basis, they work with individuals to help them achieve their vocational and personal goals; ensure their access to safe, affordable housing; and experience all the wonderful cultural and community resources our region has to offer. BVS is proud to host the Magnolia Corner in our clinic, featuring original pottery pet bowls and animal=themed works of art from the artists at MCS. 100% of the sales go back to MCS.

Weimaraner Rescue of the South

Weimaraner Rescue of the South is an all-volunteer, nonprofit 501(c)3 organization. Their priority is to rescue, rehabilitate, and re-home Weimaraners in need in Alabama, Mississippi, and parts of Tennessee, Louisiana, and Georgia. BVS is proud to support this wonderful organization.

Cane Haven Rescue

Cane Haven Rescue is a local nonprofit 501(c)3 organization located in New Orleans, Louisiana. Their mission is to raise community awareness for dogs in need with animal education and welfare and promoting rescue, adoption, and spay/neuter initiatives. 


Tulane University's TUSTEP program allows students the opportunity to raise and train service dogs for the organization Canine Companions for Independence (CCI), a national organization which places trained canines in a variety of different capacities: service dogs for those with physical handicaps, skilled companions for people living with mental disabilities, hearing dogs for the hearing impaired, or facility dogs that help at different types of government and medical institutions. BVS is proud to support this great organization and the work the students and the dogs do.

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