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Joanne Colangelo

Community Advisor

Joanne Colangelo mixes her of love of reading, writing, and photography to promote animal welfare. A former teacher, who is currently a substitute teacher for a local school district, Joanne holds three teaching certificates including a Master's Degree in Reading Instruction. She has several published articles in magazines and newspapers and her photography was featured at the Mahopac Library. For over 20 years, Joanne served on the Board of Directors for Little Orphan Animals and then the Putnam Humane Society. Much of her free time is spent volunteering for a number of animal groups, including her own where she pulls dogs off kill lists and re-homes them. Joanne and her family have lived in our community for 34 years.

Joanne Colangelo's Contributions

  1. Emily, Squirt, Clover Are Hudson Valley Pets Of The Week

    Emily, Squirt, Clover Are Hudson Valley Pets Of The Week

    POUGHKEEPSIE, N.J. -- The Hudson Valley Animal Rescue and Sanctuary would like to introduce Emily, Squirt and Clover, three of five guinea pigs available for adoption. Clover is the mother of the group. She's only about 6 or 7 months old herself, and the sanctuary describes her as very sweet. The two boys and two girls of her litter are also available for adoption. They were born July ...

  2. Putnam SPCA Fundraiser Held In Somers

    Putnam SPCA Fundraiser Held In Somers

    SOMERS, N.Y. -- A fundraiser for the SPCA of Putnam County was held on Thursday, Aug. 4, at the Pinnacle in Somers.All guests wore white and participated in food, raffles and socializing to raise much-needed money for the SPCA. The SPCA of Putnam County gets no funding, so fundraisers are needed, according to a release from the SPCA. The event was sponsored by Women's Independent ...

  3. Putnam Humane Society Hosting Clear The Shelter Day

    Putnam Humane Society Hosting Clear The Shelter Day

    CARMEL, N.Y. -- Putnam Humane Society will offer pet adoption fee discounts for Clear the Shelter Day on Saturday, July 23. Adoption fees for dogs one year or older and cats at least six months old will be reduced by 50 percent. All adoptions include spaying or neutering, rabies and distemper vaccinations, a free vet visit, microchipping and more. Clear the Shelter Day runs from 10 a.m. ...

  4. Putnam SPCA Looking For Person Who Abandoned Neglected Poodle

    Putnam SPCA Looking For Person Who Abandoned Neglected Poodle

    PUTNAM COUNTY, N.Y. -- The Putnam County SPCA is searching for the person or persons who abandoned a neglected dog found on Drewville Road in Mahopac.The dog, a 16-pound male poodle mix, about 5 or 6 years old, was found in such bad shape it originally was thought he had been struck by a vehicle, officials report. The dog was taken to Roosevelt Vet, where it was discovered he was ...

  5. Kenzie Is Putnam Humane Society Pet Of The Week

    Kenzie Is Putnam Humane Society Pet Of The Week

    CARMEL, N.Y. -- The Putnam Humane Society would like to introduce you to Kenzie. This bulldog/pit bull mix is about 7 years old and was found tied up in front of a vet's office. "She loves car rides and taking walks, and especially loves relaxing as a real couch potato," the shelter notes. She's people-friendly, but needs a home with no kids or other animals.You can come meet ...

  6. Putnam County Humane Society Holding Dog Wash

    Putnam County Humane Society Holding Dog Wash

    CARMEL, N.Y. -- The Putnam County Humane Society is holding its “Dog Wash Day of Summer” on Sunday, July 10, at the shelter, 68 Old Route 6, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Services offered include a bath for $15, Micro-chipping for $25 and nail-trimming for $15. Dogs brought to the event must be up to date on vaccinations, dog friendly and people friendly. Volunteers are also wanted for the ...

  7. Meet Toby, Putnam Humane Society's Pet Of The Week

    Meet Toby, Putnam Humane Society's Pet Of The Week

    CARMEL, N.Y. -- The Putnam Humane Society would like to introduce Toby -- "a handsome black and white adult boy who is very sweet and friendly."He is also playful and active. You can visit him at the shelter, at 68 Old Rt. 6, in Carmel. The shelter is open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.For more information about Toby or the shelter generally, call 845-225-7777, or visit its ...

  8. Putnam Humane Society Features Wynonna As Pet Of The Week

    Putnam Humane Society Features Wynonna As Pet Of The Week

    PUTNAM COUNTY, N.Y. -- The Putnam Humane Society has introduced Wynonna as its pet of the week. Wynonna is a kitten who is being raised in a foster home along with her siblings. She is about 10 weeks old and enjoys resting on laps, gives little licks and purrs a lot. She will soon be available for adoption along with her two brothers and two sisters. To meet Wynonna, call Putnam Humane ...

  9. Danbury Animal Welfare Society Hosts Tag Sale

    Danbury Animal Welfare Society Hosts Tag Sale

    DANBURY, Conn. -- Pet lovers will want to help support the Danbury Animal Welfare Society when they host their annual tag sale on Saturday, June 11 and Sunday June 12. Held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (with early birds at 8 a.m. for $5), Saturday, and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, the event will be held at the Bethel Municipal Center, 1 School St.Visitors will find everything from ...

  10. Bedford Kennel Invites Public To Its 95th Birthday Party

    Bedford Kennel Invites Public To Its 95th Birthday Party

    BEDFORD, N.Y. -- Northwind Kennels is inviting Bedford residents -- both the two-footed and four-footed kind -- to help it celebrate 95 years of serving the community.The event is set for 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 18.Northwind is located at 402 Old Post Road.There will be games, refreshments, tarot readings, cotton candy, balloons,  and face painting.A vet and a trainer will be ...

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