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Elisha Clause (11 years old) and Clair Moore (12 years old) of Jefferson Heights created a homemade grape juice stand on Saturday, September 7. After discovering that a puppy had been maimed and abandoned in their community, they decided to take the proceeds – all $18 – and send it to the Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA […]

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Puppy mauled and abandoned

Posted Thursday at 4:20pm

Sep 5

A five month old puppy was found on Saturday, August 24 in Jefferson Heights, a suburb of Catskill. A passerby spotted the puppy lying down in parking lot motionless. Catskill Dog Control was called and the puppy was brought to the Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA where it was examined and found to have serious wounds that […]

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When January Keaton, anchorperson and reporter for WTEN Channel 10 arrived at the Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA last Wednesday to report on 47 dogs that were removed from a hoarder’s home in Ghent, little did she know that she’d become part of the story. When January became overwhelmed with emotion, she elected to adopt one of […]

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Mary Cary, licensed instructor for Zumba dance, will be hosting Zumba fitness class on Wednesday August 28, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at the West Gent Firehouse. All proceeds will benefit the Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA. The admission is either $8 cash or donations of items valued at $8 from the shelter’s wish list, which can […]

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Ghent, NY – Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA investigators have removed forty-seven dogs, four birds, and one cat from an alleged animal hoarder. The home, owned by Anderson DeSouza (49), was found in deplorable conditions. The floor was covered with animal feces and urine. Adults and puppies were found covered with fleas and excrement. “This place was […]

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