2016 has brought three new members to the Federation. Welcome to the Humane Society of Schuyler County, the SPCA of Warren County and the Humane Society of Wayne County. We’re thrilled to have you on board.
Over 30 folks from shelters as far away as Buffalo and as close as Menands (the first village north of the City of Albany) will meet up at the Renaissance Albany on Sunday, April 10th for a day of policy … Continued
The Federation’s Companion Animal Capital Fund proposal was center stage at the Animal Protective Foundation in Glenville when Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara hosted a press conference on Wednesday, February 24th. Santabarbara, APF Executive Director Deb Balliet and Federation Executive Director Libby … Continued
State Senators Phil Boyle and George Amedore are circulating a budget sign on letter for the Companion Animal Capital Fund. It will be a letter that goes to Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan asking him to include the fund in the … Continued
Momentum for the Federation’s $5M Companion Animal Capital Fund is building. Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara (D-Schenectady) is championing the initiative in the Assembly. He is circulating a letter to his colleagues asking them to add their support. You can help by … Continued
The Federation has been working with the Governor and the State Legislature on the establishment of $5M Companion Animal Capital Fund that would help defray the costs of capital projects at the state’s animal shelters. Over 20 shelter executives have signed on … Continued
Sad but true, Governor Cuomo vetoed the TNR Funding Bill, A2778/S1081. We are disappointed but not dissuaded. We will continue to meet with his staff to determine the reasoning behind his veto and how to better approach the issue in … Continued