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Animal compassion

Dear Editor:

The Aspen Animal Hospital would like to extend a huge thank you to the following individuals: Lori Dressner, Doug Stuart, Constance Golder, Katie Solondz, Joe Scott, Julie Zats, Ann Owsley, Susan Harvey MacKenzie, Lee Ritvo, Eileen Bradley, King Grossman, Michael Younger, Barbara Olson, Gwyn Knowlton, Lesley Hill, Elaine Gerson, Lisa Vogele, Jean Ringwalt, and Tom and Lindy Melberg.

These individuals assisted us in purchasing medical supplies intended for a free spay/neuter clinic, in which we participate twice annually, in conjunction with Amigos de los Animales de Todos Santos in Baja California Sur, Mexico. In a couple of weeks, we will once again send two doctors and three veterinary technicians to “The Refuge” Animal Sanctuary for five days of donated medical services to the area’s pet population, be they dogs, cats, goats or horses. We truly thank you all for your compassion and support. Please know the pets that will be the recipients of your kindness will be given a bit better and healthier chance at life than they might have otherwise experienced without it.

We would also be remiss if we did not thank Susan McPherson, who doggedly and tirelessly spearheads our involvement with “The Refuge.”

To follow the progress of and learn more about “The Refuge” and the Aspen Animal Hospital’s involvement, please go to It is our intention to repeat this clinic again later this year.

Once again this community has shown its overwhelmingly generous and caring side. So again, thank you. We are very fortunate to have you as both clients and friends.

Scott Dolginow, DVM, John Kuck, DVM, Caroline Arrott, DVM

The staff of the Aspen Animal Hospital

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