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Miss Harper Teaching Children About Animal Cruelty

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Miss Harper Goes to School - the abused dog has visited a local middle school to teach kids about animal abuse.

Jericho, NY - March 23rd, 2014 - Jericho Middle School's Community Service Learning classes and Student Council invited Miss Harper to visit students at the middle school library. Miss Harper is still currently convalescing at My Pet's Vet, a veterinary hospital in Huntington. She was abused and horribly disfigured after someone cut off her outer ears and part of her hind leg. Miss Harper is receiving excellent medical care at the hospital and will soon be fitted with a prosthetic leg.
 
Miss Harper was accompanied by Mr. Bob Sowers, of the Nassau County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, and Ms. Donna Kramer from My Pet's Vet.
 
Community Service and Student Council have begun a fundraising effort specifically for Miss Harper's rehabilitation expenses, as well as a general drive for the Nassau County SPCA. Her visit marked the beginning of their effort.
 
The Nassau County SPCA would like to thank the Jericho Middle School's Community Service Learning classes and Student Council for their interest and caring for Miss Harper. 
 
About Nassau County SPCA
Located in Nassau County, New York, The Nassau County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is a 501(c) (3), nonprofit organization originally designed to protect animals in the county from abuse and neglect, and to provide basic welfare. We hold special authority to enforce NYS Agriculture & Markets Law, and all other state and local humane laws. We are the only animal protection agency officially designated to operate within the county's borders.
 
The NCSPCA is a volunteer organization dedicated to the rescue, care and placement of needy animals. The Society is run entirely by unpaid volunteers and its operations have been historically funded through contributions solicited from the public and through corporate grants.
 
The NCSPCA receives no public funding, is in no way affiliated with, a subdivision of or funded by any other local, state or national organization and every contribution, large or small, helps to provide the critical care needed to help homeless, abused and neglected animals in Nassau County. The continued success of each program relies entirely on donations. No money given to any other spca organization aids or benefits the NCSPCA. Your generous contribution will help the NCSPCA in all of its efforts.
 
To Report Animal Cruelty call 516-THE-SPCA,
email crueltystoppers@ncspca.us or fill out the online form.
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