Animal welfare organization seeking volunteers in Jacó

McKee Jacó, the animal rescue organization is seeking volunteers and plans a meeting Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Hotel Mar de Luz.

The organization, which has the legal name of Asociación Pro Bienestar Animal, also is celebrating its 10th birthday. It said in an announcement that there are only five volunteers with the organization now.

McKee also operates a spay and neutering program in conjunction with volunteer veterinarians, including long-time associate Sergio Brenes and dozens of others. The organization engages in outreach to poorer residents of the area.

McKee said that it treats more than 1,000 animals a year.

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