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Sheriff’s Find Lost Horse on Canajoharie Old Town Road
Montgomery County Sheriff's are looking for the owner of a horse they say was found near Canajoharie on Thursday morning.  The mustang was meandering like he (or she) was wild, but clearly that's not the case.   The horse in the photo most certainly belongs to someone as evident by the coat its wear…
N. Greenbush Police Make ‘Heartbreaking’ Discovery on Area Farm
The homeowners of a Rensselaer County farm, overwhelmed and unable to care for the large amount of domestic animals and livestock on their farm, turned over approximately 200 cats, dogs, cattle, pigs, ducks, chickens and turkeys to authorities on Tuesday.  The animals, malnourished and neglected, we…
Greene County Sheriff’s Seek Justice for Abused Pup
Malnourished and neglected, a young dog was trying to find some warm shelter and perhaps a morsel of food when he was found hiding inside a homeowner's shed on Sunday night in the town of Cairo.  The responsible homeowner called the Greene County Sheriff's who took the animal to a local shelter wher…
Round Lake Woman Rescues Plowed-In Kitty
It's easy to see how a relatively small animal could get trapped under a vehicle and barricaded by snow during the massive storm we got this week.  But what's hard to comprehend, is how a 2-year-old kitty could survive such an ordeal in the harsh, cold conditions while trapped, scared and covered in…
Massachusetts Doggo Enters 2020 Election
Some dogs run after cars, others run to get treats, but a Fall River, Massachusetts goldendoodle named Oliver Winston Churchill Finelli is running for something a little more prestigious.  He may not be your typical paw-litician, but this handsome boy with the esteemed-sounding name, is running for …
Pup Rescued After Owner Left Him in 130 Degree Car
This story happened to take place in California, but it could happen anywhere especially here in the Northeast with our sweltering Summer heat peaking in late July and early August. This poor pup is lucky to be alive after his little helpless 'yelp' got the attention of a passerby who rescued it fro…
Caporizzo’s Accumulation of Quarantine Hair is Amazing
News 10's Steve Caporizzo (Cap for short) is a flat-out treasure here in the Capital Region.  He's been on TV in the area for over 30 years, deserving of all the the praise he gets for weather coverage and pet adoption.  Not overlooked in any of this, by me anyway, is his fantastic head of hair.  Th…
Abused Fonda Dogs “Smiled” After Amazing Rescue (Audio)
For many people it was not easy to look at the "before" pictures of the seven Chihuahua's that had been abused and neglected by a Fonda woman.  But the remarkable transformation of these dogs known as the "Lucky 7" , has generated quite the response bringing smiles to so many peo…
Must-See Transformation Photos of Abused Fonda Dogs [PICS]
According to CBS 6 News, a Montgomery County woman was charged with multiple counts of animal cruelty after police confiscated and rescued 7 Chihuahuas living in horrid conditions over the weekend.
The animals have since been bathed, shaved, cleaned up and are now in the hands of some amazing folks a…
Reward Offered for Capture of Dog Killer
A German Shepherd dog found dead in Columbia County has led state police to ask for the public's help in trying to find the murderer.  Meanwhile, a humane society has upped the ante, offering a $1000 reward for any information that may help convict the dog killer.

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