News Coverage on the Companion Animal Capital Fund 

The recent passage of the Companion Animal Capital Fund in the New York State legislation was featured on the Ossining Patch Community Corner site. The blog post highlights the SPCA of Westchester County. Shannon Laukhuf, the Executive Director of the SPCA of Westchester says that “Having the Companion Animal Fund will enable us to strengthen our fundraising because matching state funds may well be available to us”.

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The Companion Animal Capital Fund received national spotlight when it was featured on The Humane Society of the United States Blog. The President/CEO, Wayne Pacelle, praises the actions of New York’s governor and legislature, who have taken meaningful actions to improve the living conditions of companion animals in New York State.

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The Companion Animal Capital Fund was featured on the Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce website. Brad Shear, the former Executive Director of the New York State Animal Protection Federation and current director of the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society states that the Companion Animal Capital Fund “is essential and much needed to make sure animals and our communities are kept safe”.

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The Companion Animal Capital Fund received national recognition through the ASPCA’s Blog site. Matt Bershadker, the President & CEO of the ASPCA applauded the inanition of the Fund by the Federation and the commitment from Governor Cuomo and the state legislation for making animal welfare a state imperative and potentially inspire other states to follow their lead.

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The Companion Animal Capital Fund was featured as the Editor’s Pick in The Oneonta Daily Star. The article highlights the work of the Federation for securing funding to be used exclusively for capital improvements for animal shelters. Stacie Haynes, the executive director of the Susquehanna Animal Shelter describes the Companion Animal Capital Fund as a “game changer”  for facilities that rely exclusively on help from the local community.

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Libby Post, the Executive Director of the Federation, was featured on the WCNY Capital Pressroom explaining the importance of Companion Animal Capital Fund; which is the first of its kind in the nation

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Senator Boyle (R-C-I, Suffolk County) was recognized for his work on advocating for nonprofit animal shelter facilities on Long Island and across New York State on the website longisland.com  The Federation is thankful for Senator Boyle’s work in shepherding the Companion Animal Capital Fund in the 2017-2018 New York State Budget.

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