Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Bushby wins ASPCA Henry Bergh Award

Congratulations to Dr. Phil Bushby for being selected to receive this years Henry Bergh Award. Every year, the ASPCA recognizes those who have worked on behalf of animal welfare as well as animal heroes that have demonstrated extraordinary efforts during the past year. Dr. Bushby was selected for being an intergral member in exposing veterinary students to shelters across Mississippi and educating them about the problem of pet overpopulation and ways they could play a role in the solution. Dr. Bushby has also traveled abroad speaking on spay/neuter issues, which, according to Ed Sayers, ASPCA president and ceo, ..."has been an extraordinary benefit for animal welfare on the international level". (Information provided by Dr. Ron McLaughlin)