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SQSPCA Receives Petco Grant

The Susquehanna Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has received a $3,500.00 grant investment from national nonprofit Petco Love, officials announced on Wednesday, August 2. Since its founding in 1999, Petco Love has invested $350 million in adoption and other animal welfare efforts, with over 6.7 million animals adopted.…

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Subscription Drive Benefits Local Charities

Since its public debut on June 27, readers have had full access to AllOtsego.com, the online home of “The Freeman’s Journal” and “Hometown Oneonta.” The website revamp was long overdue, and readership had declined due to slow response time and an outdated platform. Today’s AllOtsego.com is visually attractive, easy to navigate, and organized in such a way that both news and advertising content is easy to access.…

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HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO: 04-24-23

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, APRIL 24 Protect Your Four Legged Friends RABIES CLINIC—3-6 p.m. Free rabies vaccination for cats, dogs and ferrets. First come, first serve; bring your pet’s vaccine certificate for the vet’s reference. Susquehanna SPCA, 5082-5088 State Route 28, Cooperstown. (607) 547-8111 or visit sqspca.org/free-rabies-clinics/…

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‘Here to Help Hotline’ Leads to Greener Pastures for Rescued Mare

‘Here to Help Hotline’ Leads to Greener Pastures for Rescued Mare By DARLA M. YOUNGSCOOPERSTOWN For years, a good Samaritan watched two horses living in a pasture visible from his property, offering to help in any way he could when their owner eventually passed away last fall. One of the horses, a stallion, was sold and reportedly did not survive the winter. The second horse, a malnourished blind mare, found her way to the good Samaritan’s home, where she was…

SQSPCA holds successful canine spay/neuter clinic pilot

SQSPCA holds successful canine spay/neuter clinic pilot  COOPERSTOWN – Thanks to the 2022 ASPCA Subaru Grant Program, the Susquehanna Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SQSPCA) conducted its first-ever canine low-cost spay/neuter clinic on October 20 and 21. The event was held in collaboration with Five Star Subaru of Oneonta.  “Following a model similar to that of our feline low-cost clinics, our medical team was able to spay 10 female dogs and neuter 10 males during the two-day clinic,”…

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Foundation grant boosts Farm Friends Program capabilities

Foundation grant boosts Farm Friends Program capabilities Thanks to a grant from the John T. and Jane A. Wiederhold Foundation, Otsego County’s only farm animal rescue program is poised to take things to the next level. The Susquehanna Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SQSPCA) Farm Friends Program began as an offshoot of the Otsego County Animal Cruelty Task Force, an ongoing partnership between the SQSPCA, the Sheriff’s Department, the District Attorney’s Office, and local veterinarians since 2019.…