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BVS Tailwaggers dog club donates big

For two years now, the Tailwaggers dog club in Bear Valley Springs has been fundraising to support Have A Heart Foundation in Tehachapi. Their joint desire has been to fund a spay and neuter mobile clinic to enable more people to be able to afford to spay or neuter their pets.

Kern Country has a big problem with too many cats and dogs ending up on the streets or in shelters, and then being subject to euthanasia. Nobody wants to see that. The best resolution is to reduce the number of un-homed dogs and cats by reduction in procreation.

On Saturday, May 13 at 11 a.m., the Tailwaggers board members, and a few tail waggers ( i.e. dogs), convened at the new home of Have a Heart and Rescued Treasures, 787 W. Tehachapi Blvd. Board members Pam Miller, Nilly Smith, Jeannie Alvarado and Lucy Radike of Tailwaggers presented a check in the for $8,860 to the chief financial officer of Have a Heart/Rescued Treasures, Steve Huecker. Huecker said it would cover the cost (and more) of the Snip Bus.

Kudos to the Tailwaggers club.

Have A Heart and Tailwaggers dog club are so grateful to Terry Albert, a well-known animal portrait artist, and Pamela Wildermuth, an accomplished equine artist, for donating their time and talents for this fundraiser.