Registered veterinary technician Brittany LeCompte examines a dog with respiratory problems at the SPCA facility in Sacramento on Thursday. At 23, LeCompte has been volunteering or working in shelters for eight years.
Registered veterinary technician Brittany LeCompte examines a dog with respiratory problems at the SPCA facility in Sacramento on Thursday. At 23, LeCompte has been volunteering or working in shelters for eight years. Randall Benton rbenton@sacbee.com
Registered veterinary technician Brittany LeCompte examines a dog with respiratory problems at the SPCA facility in Sacramento on Thursday. At 23, LeCompte has been volunteering or working in shelters for eight years. Randall Benton rbenton@sacbee.com

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