Community Service

Misty Eyes Animal Shelter

Brownsburg Animal Clinic provides discounted services for pets awaiting adoption at Misty Eyes Animal Shelter & Learning Center, a no-kill shelter in Hendricks County. The non-profit organization was founded in 2011 to rescue, rehabilitate and place animals that might otherwise be euthanized.

Pup Putt Sponsorship

Dr. Timea Brady with Reagan Elementary students
Dr. Timea Brady with Reagan Elementary students Lauren Basicker and Maddie Smith, who designed the miniature golf course hole sponsored by the clinic at the 2010 Pup Putt event.
Brownsburg Animal Clinic's hole at Pup Putt 2010
The students chose a pet-related theme for the 15th hole, part of a miniature golf course built by volunteers in the school parking lot a few blocks from Brownsburg Animal Clinic.

For the second year in a row, Brownsburg Animal Clinic is sponsoring Reagan Elementary School’s “Paws for the Cause” service learning project to raise awareness of spinal cord injuries and fund research to improve treatment.

The clinic is sponsoring a hole in the project’s “Pup Putt” miniature golf course. Students in the 2/3 and 4/5 classes design the course, which occupies the school parking lot for a full week. Players’ fees and donations go to the SCI Hope Foundation.

In its first year, Pup Putt 2010 raised $10,500 for the SCI Hope Foundation.

This year’s Pup Putt course is open for play May 9 through 14. For more information, visit the web site at www.pupputt.org.

See the Fox 59 news story on the 2011 event.

Laney, the Reagan Elementary School service dog
Brownsburg Animal Clinic is co-sponsoring Laney, a service dog being trained by students at Reagan Elementary School.

Service Dog Sponsorship

Teacher Chris Chadd’s fourth and fifth graders at Reagan Elementary School have taken on a special project this year, training a golden retriever-poodle mix (a “goldendoodle”) named Laney to be a service dog.

In the process of caring for and training Laney, the innovative school teacher hopes her students will develop responsibility, leadership and heightened awareness of people with special needs and disabilities.

Laney, who lives with Chadd, spends her days in the classroom where students share responsibilities for her care and training. Eventually, she will help in classes throughout the school, working primarily with special-education students who need extra comfort or confidence.

As a certified therapy dog, Laney will also work with veterans a few days each month.

Brownsburg Animal Clinic is sponsoring Laney, along with co-sponsors Specks Pet Supplies and West Chase Golf Course.