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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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xx xx xx xx xx xx xx xx During the Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA’s groundbreaking ceremony on July 16, the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office was presented with the shelter’s Bilinski Award. The award was received on behalf of the Sheriff’s Office by Sheriff David Harrison. The award is presented annually in recognition of Jerry Bilinski, DVM […]

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Birthday Donations

Posted Tuesday at 12:30pm

Jul 30

  Melissa Morrarty of Craryville, turned 11 years old and asked birthday party guests to bring donations rather than gifts. She collected dog and cat food, as well as $30 in donations!  Melissa is pictured with Naomi, one of MANY kittens awaiting a new homes. xx xxx xxx xxx xxx xxx xxx x  Andrew Barkley of Valatie, […]

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