May 29, 2012

Veterinarian speaks to Cancer Group


GREENVILLE – The next meeting of the “Living with Cancer” Support Group will be held on June 7, 7-8:30 p.m.  The meeting will take place at Wayne HealthCare in the Third Floor Conference room. This month’s support group features Dr. Paul D. Jones. 
Dr. Jones will be speaking about the importance of having and maintaining a companion animal for cancer patients. Dr. Jones is a 1987 graduate of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. He has owned his own small animal practice in Greenville since 1989. He is a member of the American Veterinary Association and the Ohio Veterinary Medical Association.
In addition to practicing veterinary medicine in Greenville Dr. Jones has, for the past 10 years, taught police officers first aid for their police dogs at a Canine Unit Training Center in Wapakoneta. He consulted on the set up of companion animals at the Brethrens Home and continues to care for the pets there.
Dr. Jones has 3 children, 2 stepchildren, and 1 granddaughter who loves to visit "Grampa" at work. He resides in Darke County with his wife, Kathy, 3 dogs, 4 cats, 1 horse, and a flock of homing pigeons.
The Cancer Association is excited to have a veterinarian speak to the support group and invites all cancer patients and families of cancer patients to attend this session.
The support group meets the first Thursday of every month at 7 p.m.
The association partners with United Way and is not affiliated with the American Cancer Society.
Dr. Paul Jones will speak to the Living with Cancer Support Group about companion animals. 

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