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Spay/Neuter Clinic now part of GMHS

The Animal Resource Foundation has turned over the reins of the Spay/Neuter Clinic it has managed for the past decade to the Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society. The original co-founders of the clinic, which has provided spay/neutering services at an affordable rate to over 36,000 animals, have decided to retire.

The clinic will still operate three days per week at its current location in the White Marsh Shopping Center and the public will see very few changes.

“After 10 years, it was time,” said Tonya Higgins, who co-founded the clinic along with Lyn Layer and Charlie Hogg. She said their leaving was planned over a year ago and since that time, the trio has been working to transition responsibilities to the GMHS gradually so there was no disruption of service to the community.

Moving the clinic under the umbrella of the GMHS was an easy decision, Higgins said. “We believe they will be wonderful shepherds of the clinic.” She said the GMHS shares the original mi...

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