PDSA PetAid Hospital
The Jeanne Marchig Centre
Royal seal of approval as new PDSA hospital opens for
business. HRH Princess Alexandra officially
opened the PDSA PetAid Hospital - The Jeanne Marchig Centre,
in Kirkdale UK on 27 May 2009.
The Jeanne Marchig Centre named after the Founder and Chair of the
charitable trust which supports it, first opened its doors in September
to replace the old Everton Centre.
HRH Princess Alexandra
unveiling the plaque
HRH Princess Alexandra meeting
with Jeanne Marchig
The PDSA provides free veterinary services to pet owners who cannot
afford private care for their
pets. The new Kirkdale hospital is able to
up to 180 sick and injured pets every day,
with 9,500 animals
registered on its books.
The Kirkdale plaque unveiled
The New PDSA PetAid hospital.
It is equipped with solar panels and
The Princess took a tour of the new facilities,
which include six
consulting rooms, a digital
X-ray room, and a critical care ward. The
surgery is also equipped with separate recovery wards for cats, dogs,
and smaller animals.