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Non-profit spay, neuter clinics to stay open

MONTGOMERY, AL (WAFF) -

Non-profit spay and neuter clinics in Alabamawill be able to keep their doors open after a state board rejected proposedchanges on where people can get the procedure done for their pets.

The Alabama StateBoard of Veterinary Medical Examiners made the decision Wednesday after aprotest was held at a public hearing on the proposed rule change.

Therule the board rejected would have prohibitednon-veterinarians from hiring veterinarians and would prohibitnon-veterinarians, including nonprofit groups, from owning veterinarianequipment.

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