PDSA plans to change objects to offer paid for services
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PDSA plans to change objects to offer paid for services

19 Dec 2014 | Alice Sharman

The Charity Commission has sided with the People’s Dispensary for Sick Animals on a decision that would allow it to change its objects to offer paid-for services.

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