Category Archives: 2012 News

How Professional Pet Photos can Benefit Animals

Pet photography has many uses and benefits. While pet photos make cute greeting cards and calendars, they most importantly can also help animals in need. A private interview with Rebecca Smith from the Schenectady County SPCA revealed some uses of … Continue reading

60 Cats Removed from Schenectady Apartment

A total of ninety cats were found and dozens were removed in crates and cages from a one-bedroom apartment in Schenectady on Tuesday. Authorities say more than 60 cats were removed from the situation which the Animal Protective Foundations calls … Continue reading

Woman Accused of Dog Hoarding Found Dead in Home

Schenectady County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) Chief Humane Law Enforcement Officer David Dean speaks with CBS 6 to provide an education to viewers about mental illnesses associated with animal hoarding.

Tips for keeping pets cool and comfortable during hot summer days

As temperatures rise this week, pet owners are being reminded to keep their pets cool and safe. The SPCA has provided tips for pet owners to help keep their four legged friends comfortable during hot summer days: Like people, many … Continue reading

Protect Pets From the Heat

Summer is here and it is kicking off with a bang. High temperatures and humidity will bring 100+ degrees these next few days which can be extremely dangerous to people and their pets. While it’s easy enough for people to … Continue reading

Woman Being Evicted Turns Over 50 cats

Three animal welfare agencies worked together earlier this week to save about 50 cats from a Schenectady apartment. A woman was being evicted from an apartment at 13 Edison Ave. The Schenectady County SPCA, the Animal Protective Foundation and Robin’s … Continue reading

More Than a Dozen Chihuahuas Rescued From Home

Rescuers removed more than a dozen Chihuahuas that were locked in four crates stowed in a storage locker at a mobile home park on Western Turnpike. Members of the Schenectady County chapter of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty … Continue reading

Schenectady County SPCA Rescues 22 Chihuahuas from Duanesburg Home

More than twenty dogs were taken from a home in Duanesburg Thursday evening where an SPCA officer said living conditions were not fit for animals nor humans. SPCA Lt. Matt Johnson told CBS6 News charges were pending. Michael Frank Wallace … Continue reading

13 Chihuahua’s Stuffed in 4 Crates and Locked in a Storage Unit

The Schenectady County SPCA and New York State Police teamed together to rescue 20 animals in Duanesberg Thursday. NYS Police received a call from the owner of Golden Self Storage in Duanesberg after he heard a number of dogs barking … Continue reading

Dogs Rescued from Filthy Duanesburg Compound

A disturbing find inside a trailer park in Duanesburg. The Schenectady County SPCA rescued 20 animals from a trailer on Western Turnpike Friday. Catherine Wallace of Duanesburg has been charged with animal cruelty. The SPCA confirms she has had animal … Continue reading