The Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA has received a $75,000 grant from the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA). The ASPCA awarded CGHS/SPCA this grant to support spaying and neutering of dogs and cats for low-income families. The shelter has collaborated with Chathams Small Animal Hospital to provide these services, and the surgeries […]

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5th Annual Dairy Queen Fundraiser Held

Posted Saturday at 8:10am

Jun 28

On May 10, 2014, the Ghent Dairy Queen held its 5th annual fundraiser to support CGHS/SPCA. A portion of all the sales for the day, in the amount of $900, was raised this year. Pictured, from left to right, are Dairy Queen Owner Martin Silver, CGHS/SPCA President/CEO Ron Perez, and CGHS/SPCA Special Events Coordinator Jennifer […]

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Jun 23

On August 2, 2014, guests will depart from the Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA’s Summer Paw Picnic well fed, entertained, and toting treasures won at two separate auctions. But the real winners will be homeless and abused animals. CGHS/SPCA holds its tenth annual Summer Paw Picnic that day, at the new state-of-the-art facility located at 111 Humane […]

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New Services for a New Shelter

Posted Thursday at 11:24am

Jun 19

With the opening of the new Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA, there are many new services being offered.x The shelter will now be open six days a week, from 11:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., closed only on Sundays.x The shelter is also hosting birthday parties for children Kindergarten to 6th grade. The parties include use of the […]

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Kylee, an 8 year old from Schodack, raised over $200 for the Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA. Kylee saved the money collected from her report card, bottle, and Christmas earnings. Kylee also sold homemade biscuits and handkerchiefs at a family garage sale, and has even started painting friends and family members’ nails to raise money. With her […]

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