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   Spurred by predictions of extremely damaging winds and record rainfall accompanying Hurricane Irene’s imminent arrival to our area, Columbia-Greene Humane Society / SPCA sprang into action. On the evening of August 27th CGHS/SPCA staff assembled a fully functional emergency animal shelter adjacent to the Red Cross shelter activated at the Churchtown Fire Hall on […]

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Girl Scout Troop 1210 Delivers Goodies

Posted Sunday at 11:35am

Sep 4

bbbbbbb The Girl Scouts of Troop 1210 genuinely showed that they care about issues that impact their community when they delivered ONE HUNDRED — yes, that was 100 — “take home” bags to provide start-up kits for families who adopt an animal from the Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA.  Goodies to fill the bags were collected with the help of […]

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The Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA presented Charlene Marchand with the 2nd Annual Bilinski Award, their highest honor, at its annual Summer Paw Picnic on August 6, 2011. Charlene Marchand has been a member of the Board of Directors of CGHS/SPCA since 1995, and is a renowned dog trainer and syndicated columnist on dog behavior and nutrition. […]

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Ten border collie puppies were rescued by Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA Investigators. The owner was charged with 12 counts of animal cruelty. Ann Fullam-Goeke, 58, was charged with twelve counts of animal cruelty, specifically for failure to provide proper sustenance. When investigators executed a search warrant on August 4, 2011, one puppy was found deceased and […]

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Robin Kelly of Catskill, NY was charged by Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA with 12 counts of animal cruelty for failing to provide proper sustenance to twelve horses kept at her home. Of the twelve horses, five were removed to foster care, including two mares that were rushed to the Equine Medical Center in Chatham under the […]

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