SPCA Serving Erie County

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Tom Puckett
May 02, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN/AP) An effort to ban the declawing of cats in New York is moving through the state Assembly. The chamber's agriculture committee advanced the measure Tuesday. If eventually passed, New York would be the first U.S. state to ban declawing. The act is already banned in Denver as well...
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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - An issue that has arisen from the decision to euthanize Charlie, a dog rescued from a garbage tote, is dog fighting. The SPCA Serving Erie County does not have proof that Charlie was involved in fighting, but he showed behavior consistent with dog fighting. "Some of the...
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SPCA Serving Erie County
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Three days after a painful decision to euthanize a dog that had been rescued weeks earlier from a garbage tote, the SPCA Serving Erie County defended the decision and discussed some concerns expressed by the community. Charlie the Dog put down: SPCA's Gina Browning Chief...
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Susan Rose
February 11, 2019 - 3:40 pm
West Seneca, N.Y. (Susan Rose, WBEN) - Gina Browning knew it was a "big ask". But the Chief Communications Officer for the SPCA of Erie County knew she had to take a chance. The SPCA received a 100 pound, 12 year old Cane Corso last week. She came from a breeding mill and was simply tired. "Shakira...
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SPCA of Erie County
January 26, 2019 - 5:39 pm
West Seneca, N.Y. (WBEN) - An anonymous donor has given the SPCA Serving Erie County $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for abandoning a dog in a garbage tote in Buffalo last Tuesday. Reward for Charlie - SPCA's Gina Browning The brown pitbull mix was...
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SPCA Serving Erie County
West Seneca, N.Y. (WBEN) - "Charlie", the dog rescued from a garbage tote in Buffalo earlier this week, continues to recover but is facing more challenges. Charlie update - Gina Browning SPCA Serving Erie County "We received less than positive news yesterday," said Gina Browning, Chief...
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January 22, 2019 - 12:27 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The SPCA Serving Erie County is investigating the discovery of a dog found in a garbage tote on a frigid Tuesday morning. The SPCA says the dog was found during garbage pick-up this morning at a private residence in the Walden Bailey area of Buffalo. "We received a call from...
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SPCA Serving Erie County presented a check for $124,670 (WBEN Photo/Tim Wenger)
December 13, 2018 - 6:14 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN ) - Western New York banded together on Thursday and raised $124, 670 for the SPCA Serving Erie County. WATCH: Grand unveiling of the check for the SPCA Serving Erie County The funding will go to support all of the SPCA Serving Erie County's programs and services. Since 2004,...
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Susan Rose
December 13, 2018 - 12:00 pm
West Seneca, N.Y. (WBEN) - The SPCA Serving Erie County is holding its 15th annual Radiothon and Open House at its Harlem Road shelter. 12-thousand animals come through the SPCA each year through adoptions, admissions, rescues, transports, cruelty investigations and seizures. Make a donation to the...
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December 12, 2018 - 3:00 pm
West Seneca, N.Y. (WBEN) - The annual RadioThon to benefit the SPCA serving Erie County is here! If you or someone you love has needed the SPCA Serving Erie County to make your family, your home, or your life more complete, you won’t want to miss these twelve heartwarming stories. Please tune in to...
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