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Vet clinic to head to poorest areas of Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - The Humane Society of Memphis and Shelby County has kicked off a fundraising drive in an effort to provide a mobile spay/neuter clinic that will travel into the poorest sections of the city.

Kerry Sneed, the humane society's outreach program director, told The Commercial Appeal (http://bit.ly/NBHUS4) that the move is aimed at helping people who live in areas where there isn't a vet clinic or who don't have transportation to one.

The organization is seeking to raise $1 million, which it says would be enough to purchase a trailer, put in two surgical bays, hire staff and have an operating budget for five years.

Sneed says the clinic helps the entire city by reducing the population of unwanted animals.

 

Information from: The Commercial Appeal, http://www.commercialappeal.com

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