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People's Dispensary for Sick Animals

Categories: Animals, Medicine

Known as the PDSA, it was founded by Maria Dickin to provide free care for sick and injured animals of the poor. It operates throughout Great Britain in animal hospitals and practices, and is supported by a vast network of charity shops.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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People's Dispensary for Sick Animals

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Maria Dickin

Maria Dickin, 1870 - 1951, promoter of animal welfare and founder of the PDSA...

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People's Dispensary for Sick Animals

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