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GMHS staying busy this summer; Animal Care in need of volunteers

The Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society has been thriving this summer, despite the continuation of theCOVID-19 public health crisis.

As many businesses furlough and lay off employees, GMHS has maintained full staffing and has actually grown its team. GMHS has been busy this summer with adoptions, its increased demand for spay and neuter services and its Highway to Home, Angel Fund and Pet Pantry programs.

According to GMHS executive director April Martinez, there has been an increased need for its Pet Pantry program that can be attributed to COVID-19.

“The GMHS team and I are pleased to have been able to offer uninterrupted service to our Pet Pantry clients throughout our COVID-19 response,” said Martinez. “The generous support of our donors has made this possible and we are incredibly grateful. The Pet Pantry service is invaluable as it enables the pets of clients experiencing financial difficulty to remain with their loving families rather than be surrendered to the shelter.”...

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