November 07, 2023

Advocates Want Animal Shelter For Rensselaer County

Supporters in Rensselaer County are continuing their push for a county-wide animal shelter, despite opposition from the County Executive and the Republican Majority in the Legislature. In January 2023, Mohawk Hudson Humane Society severed eight municipal contracts in Rensselaer County after struggling with capacity. Sue McDonough of the NYS Humane Association and Valerie Lang Waldin ([email protected]), professor of Animal Law at HVCC, discussed the need for a county animal shelter with Mark Dunlea of Hudson Mohawk Magazine.

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