Dr. Kwane Stewart is still paying for his student loans but the kind-hearted doctor is on a mission to serve his community. Every day as he drives to and from work, he gives free medical checkups for the pets of the homeless people. Ready with his medical bag, he gives immediate treatment to pets in need.
Dr. Stewart, 49, doesn’t get any financial support for the treatments and has been volunteering to do the acts of kindness for nearly 10 years. When he’s free, he starts driving around his hometown of San Diego and even drives as far as Los Angeles, Sacramento and San Francisco to care for sick pets.
It’s a “passion project” for the veteran of 20 years as he sees the well-being of the pets as the happiness, love, security and hope for their homeless owners. It started when Dr. Stewart decided to show his young son why it’s so important to give back to the community and it soon turned into a life-long passion.
The pets can include dogs, cats, an occasional bird or a reptile. Dr. Stewart disagrees with people who say homeless people shouldn’t own pets. The love and affection he sees these pets receive from their homeless owners is not comparable to those living in homes with their owners. He believes that both humans and pets benefit from loving relationships, regardless of whether they have a home or not.
You can now support Dr Stewart on his mission to help the pets of the homeless in Southern California. Click here for the GoFundMe page.