2009-05-01 / Community

ASPCA Visit Attracts Early-Risers

By 8:15 a.m. on Monday, April 27, a large crowd with pets in tow had gathered on the plaza at Beach 94 Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard to take advantage of the ASPCA's popular reduced-price veterinary care services. Pet owners arrived as early as 6:00 a.m. to be first in line for spaying and neutering of their cats and dogs. Services are free to those with papers to prove public assistance, such as a Medicaid card, TANF, Medicare, disability, SI, food stamps, or rent receipt for public housing. The lowcost fee for other pet owners is $75. For more information, call 1-877- SPAY-NYC, or visit www.aspca.org/- petowners. The next visit to Rockaway by the ASPCA Van is scheduled for Tuesday, May 26 at 7 a.m. The van will be located near the Doughboy Monument in the plaza at Beach 94 Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard. Photos by Vivian Rattay Carter.
The first in line were Liliano Munoz and Robert Culligan and their Doberman, Dante. They are pictured with Maria Onorato, L.V.T., of the ASPCA.

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