The people that make it happen
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The people that make it happen
Our Director
Sydney Busch, Clinic Director
- Sydney Busch was a volunteer for 18 years at the SPCA of Texas in Dallas and served on their board.  She and her husband Ed (who also served on the SPCA board as President for two terms) saw the need when they moved to Cedar Creek Lake full time and worked to raise funds and recruit volunteers.  On July 30 of 2002, they opened Friends of the Animals Low-Cost Spay/Neuter Clinic Along with Sandy Ward

Our surgical Veterinarian
Glen Campbell DVM
Dr. Glen Campbell is
a graduate of Texas
A&M and LSU Veterinary School.

He was named by D Magazine as one of the 'Best Vets In Dallas'...immediately after Hurricane Katrina, he volunteered for 5 days in New Orleans doing rescue and emergency surgeries...HE IS THE HEART AND SOUL OF OUR WHOLE ORGANIZATION.

Our non surgical  Veterinarian
  Dr. Robert Garcia DVM
Dr. Robert Garcia is a graduate of Texas A&M Veterinary School and runs a large animal mobile practice.  Since June of 2015, he has overseen the non-surgical services the clinic provides every Tuesday from 10-2 and on the Second Saturday of each month from 10-noon.

Our Assistants

Joy Simmons - an energetic, tireless volunteer for years for Friends of the Animals, - she checks in the animals in the morning and enters all the data in the computer after each surgery.

Debbie Starr - Schedules appointments all week
"The Gang in Surgery at Friends"

More than two dozen volunteers are regulars who work at the clinic each Tuesday doing everything from weighing animals and taking their temperatures to giving vaccinations, and preparing surgery packs.  Volunteers also walk the dogs, clean the cages, do laundry, gather supplies, and organize administrative aspects of the clinic.
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