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SPCA Names New Director of Animal Cruelty Investigations

SPCA Names New Director of Animal Cruelty Investigations

Jeffrey C. Eyre has been named SPCA Serving Erie County Director of Animal Cruelty Investigations, Rescue, and Community Response. Eyre comes to the SPCA after working more than three years at the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), where he most recently served as the Northeast Regional Director, Field Investigations and Response.

A native of Western New York, Eyre has more than 30 years experience in law enforcement, firefighting, human and animal rescue, animal welfare, and cruelty investigation at local, state, and federal levels.

He has worked in various aspects of law enforcement including assignments as a uniformed police officer, criminal investigator, canine handler, mounted patrol officer, and evidence technician.

As an animal cruelty investigator, he has investigated several thousand cases that included companion animals, farm animals, and exotic animals.

May Dates Announced for Free Rabies Clinics in Erie County

May Dates Announced for Free Rabies Clinics in Erie County

ERIE COUNTY, NY— Today, Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz, Commissioner of Health Dr. Gale Burstein and Erie County Legislator Lynn Marinelli (District 3) announced that upcoming rabies clinics will be held in the month of May. The clinics, conducted by the County Department of Health in association with the Niagara Frontier Veterinary Society and the SPCA Serving Erie County, provide free rabies vaccinations for dogs, cats, and ferrets.

“We must protect families and their pets from rabies, and these free clinics are a great way to do that,” said Poloncarz.

2 Your Pet: Help Find a Home for Milton

 

2 Your Pet returns this week with Milton. 

Milton is just over a year old and has been living in a foster home. His foster mother says he is a great family pet and that he enjoys playing with all sorts of balls and toys. 

For more information on how you can adopt Milton, contact the Buffalo Animal Shelter at (716) 851-5694. 

Or you can email his foster mother Ruth at: buchholz122@roadrunner.com

 

It's Back! 2 Your Pet Returns to Daybreak Saturday

Suzanne Laba from the Buffalo Animal Shelter stops by the Daybreak studios with Ruby. 

 

  • Ruby has been at the shelter since last August.
  • She was 2 1/2 years old when she arrived.
  • Ruby has been taking obedience classes and is well trained.
Click on the video above for this week's 2 Your Pet.

 

Northtowns Pet Blog: 75 Reasons to Love Cats

Northtowns Pet Blog: 75 Reasons to Love Cats

When it comes to cats, there are an endless number of reasons to love them. Here are the 75 top reasons cats are some of the most lovable, wonderful, perfect creatures in the world!

 

Northtowns Pet Blog: Find the Right Pet Sitter for You and Your Pets

Northtowns Pet Blog: Find the Right Pet Sitter for You and Your Pets

Tips for conducting a professional pet sitter interview

 

Just as some people are “dog people” and others are “cat” or “bird” people, there’s no “one size fits all” when it comes to finding the right pet sitter to meet the specific needs of you and your pet.

Too Cute

Too Cute

Thank you, Julie Strong, for sending Bella's picture to WGRZ-2 Your Town.