News Archive for the ‘General News’ Category

Claverack, NY   The Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA has taken in five dogs from Florida to assist other shelters with displaced dogs associated with Hurricane Irma.   The dogs received by CGHS/SPCA were previously in shelters in Florida, and transferred to New York so there would be room for owned Floridian dogs that needed housing as […]

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The Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA (CGHS/SPCA) will be opening a satellite Pet Food Bank in Catskill. Currently, CGHS/SPCA maintains a Pet Food Bank at the shelter’s home location at 111 Humane Society Road in Claverack, NY. The shelter’s Food Bank is open seven days a week from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.   The new satellite […]

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Pet Photos with Santa at CGHS/SPCA

Posted Tuesday at 1:15pm | Topics: General News

Dec 8

  On Saturday, December 12, Santa Clause will be visiting the Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA for photos with pets. Santa will be available from 12 noon to 3:00 p.m., with no appointment necessary. Santa is asking participants for a $20 donation to the shelter, and he will email you your Holiday photo. Renowned photographer Jerry Freedener […]

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Home for the Holidays for Peter

Posted Thursday at 12:56pm | Topics: General News

Dec 3

  At two years old, Peter has now spent half his life at the Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA waiting for a new home. Peter came to CGHS/SPCA last November because, as the new dog in the house, he wasn’t getting along with the other animals.   Sadly, Peter has been overlooked by hundreds of families. He […]

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The Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA has received a $75,000 grant from the PARC Foundation to support the low-cost veterinary clinic at the shelter. The clinic is open to the public, catering to pet owners with limited incomes, and offers services for cats, dogs, and rabbits. These services include spay/neuter, minor surgeries, vaccinations, health testing, flea/tick and […]

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