12480174-dr-craig-mohnackySan Diego Veterinarian recognized for providing pro bono services to military members

SAN DIEGO – July 30, 2015 – PRLog — 10News and LEAD San Diego honor Craig Mohnacky, DVM, Founder of non-profit organization, Helping Paws, and President/CEO of Mohnacky Animal Hospitals (MAH’s) with the 10News Leadership Award for exemplary service to the San Diego community. Helping Paws provides pro bono veterinary care for family pets and service animals on behalf of active military personnel in San Diego. For every veterinary customer spay or neuter package that is performed at any one of the Mohnacky Animal Hospitals in Carlsbad, Vista or Escondido locations, a free voucher is made available to a family in the military requiring pet services. Military personnel can request vouchers online at https://mohnackyvet.com(click on Helping Paws Program). Vouchers are made available and allocated to any military personnel on a first come, first served basis.

Dr. Mohnacky received the 10News Leadership Award on June 3, 2015. The award was presented at the Mohnacky Animal Hospitals’ Vista location by 10 News anchor Steve Atkinson and LEAD San Diego President and CEO, Vicky Carlson. The segment aired during the 10News 6:00 pm newscast on June 25, 2015. To view the segment, visit http://www.10news.com/lifestyle/leadership.

MAH’s will be hosting two events this fall. Both events will benefit Helping Paws. Check our events page for details. Check our event site for details.

About LEAD San Diego

LEAD San Diego, a 33-year-old nonprofit organization providing balanced education and dialogue on issues of critical regional importance, is proud to partner with 10News to recognize unsung leaders in the San Diego community who initiate and create solutions for others and fulfill local needs with the monthly award. And, every year, one of the recipients of the 10News Leadership Awards is chosen as the recipient of the annual Community Spotlight Award at LEAD’s Visionary Awards, Southern California’s premier leadership recognition event. http://leadsandiego.org.

About Mohnacky Animal Hospitals

Mohnacky Animal Hospitals (MAH) provides support to the greater San Diego community where the MAH is headquartered. In addition to the military voucher program, the MAH Pet Care Rewards Card program donates back 2% of every dollar spent at MAH to Helping Paws. The Helping Paws outreach program has performed over 1000 free surgical procedures for military families since its inception in October of 2013. Helping Paws is a charitable fund that provides free veterinary services through MAH for military families; this includes routine and more complex medical and surgical issues. To learn more about the military-appreciation services provided by MAH or the Pet Care Rewards program, visit www.helpingpawssandiego.org or call (760) 480-0028.