On February 8, CGHS/SPCA Investigators along with the Greene County Sheriff’s Department executed a search warrant at 580 Sutton Hollow Road in Ashland, NY. Ashland Dog Control Officer Bruce Feml alerted CGHS/SPCA that a large number of young dogs and puppies that looked like “walking skeletons” were being held in a small mobile home. Upon […]

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Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA investigators arrested Sean Egan, 29, of Claverack on animal cruelty charges. On Friday, February 4, CGHS/SPCA received numerous calls that a dog had wandered onto Route 66 in Claverack. The callers claimed that the dog was in horrendous condition and appeared to be ill. Investigator Andrea Walker responded to the call to […]

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The Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA was awarded a $3,500 grant from the Richard and Terez Abatecola Foundation. In the check presentation photo, from left to right: Terez and Richard Abatecola, Esther (adopted from CGHS/SPCA), and Ron Perez, President and Investigator of CGHS/SPCA.

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The Blue Plate Does It Again!

Posted Monday at 8:26pm

Jan 31

For the sixth straight year, the Blue Plate Restaurant in Chatham, NY once again held its charity night to benefit the Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA. The staff helped raise over $13,200 to CGHS/SPCA’s New Shelter Fund. The CGHS/SPCA would like to thank the entire staff of the Blue Plate, the musicians, the silent auction donors, and, […]

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Expanded Hours for Food Bank

Posted Friday at 3:51pm

Nov 5

One year ago, the Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA opened a Food Bank to provide free dog and cat food to assist individuals that are experiencing financial hardships due to the current economic woes.   Due to an increasing need in our community, CGHS/SPCA has opened the food bank for an additional day. The food bank will now […]

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