February 2023 Volunteer Spotlight – Rachel Weaver and Kevin Medick

Congratulations to Rachel Weaver and Kevin Medick for being selected as February’s Volunteer Spotlight! Rachel and Kevin are partners in life and at the shelter! They have six doggos, two cats, a Chinchilla, and a Short-Tailed Opossum! They have been volunteers at the shelter since June 2021.   Rachel’s full-time job is as an E-Commerce […]

Ask Regional Anything – February 2023

On this installment of Ask Regional Anything, this month’s question comes from Jenna. “Whenever you post on Facebook that an animal has been found and that you’re looking for the owners, if they’ve been mistreated, why do you return them to the owner?”    Jenna that is a great question, and one that we get […]

January 2023 Volunteer Spotlight – Sanya Dykeman

Sanya and Foster dog Petey

Congratulations to Sanya Dykeman for being selected as January’s Volunteer Spotlight! Sanya has been married to her husband Jeff for 6yrs and they have 3 Olde English Bulldogs and a painted turtle.  The dogs, Chino & Luna are 8yrs old and Waylon is 4yrs old.  They found Loweinda (painted turtle originally named Mr. Lowe until […]

November 2022 Volunteer Spotlight – Maria Ringer-Abel

Congratulations to Maria Ringer-Abel for being selected as November’s Volunteer Spotlight! Maria is married to Jonathan and they have been married to for 19 years!   They have 2 furbabies, Jackson, a Pittie mix, age 7 and Kaia, also a Pittie mix, age 3.   Maria has worked for the Departments of Correction and Community Supervision for […]

October 2022 Volunteer Spotlight – Kim Scripa-Bell

Congratulations to October’s Volunteer Spotlight Kimberly Scripa-Bell!! Kim is married to her husband Jeremy and they have one furbaby named Lou. He’s an English Black Labrador, almost 3 years old.  Kim works for Northern Rivers since 2011 as a Supervisor for the Children’s Care Management Program. We asked Kim to tell us something about her […]

September 2022 Volunteer Spotlight – Nicole Piper

Congratulations to Nicole Piper for being selected as September’s Volunteer Spotlight! Nicole has been a volunteer with Regional since June of 2016 when she helped volunteers trap and rescue a dog that was abandoned in Myers Park. Nicole is engaged to her fiancé Rich and they have two sweet Pittie girls, 7even (pronounced Seven) and […]

Area Shelters Combined Efforts to Help Animals in Desperate Need

Area Shelters Combined Efforts to Help Animals in Desperate Need   July 26, 2022Contact: Renee L. Earl Fulton County Regional SPCA (518) 725-5956 renee@fcrspca.org  Christie Rust James A. Brennan Humane Society (518) 725-0115 jabmhs@yahoo.com       On July 25th, 2022, a search warrant was executed by the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office at a residence […]

July 2022 Volunteer Spotlight – Stephanie Krystopowicz-Demagsitris

Congratulations Stephanie Krystopowicz-Demagsitris on being selected as July’s Volunteer Spotlight! Stephanie is married to her hubby Evan and has two beautiful children, Emily 4 and Oliver 2.  She also has two cats, Lucy and Luke.  Stephanie is a stay-at-home mom; she has her associates in paralegal studies and going for her BBA. Stephanie has been […]

The East Road Ten

PLEASE BE ADVISED SOME OF THE PHOTOS INCLUDED MAY BE DISTURBING   It’s the beginning of a long journey for the East Road Ten.   On June 4th, 10 Shih-Tzus dogs were seized from an East Road property in the town of Ephratah. Their physical condition as well as the conditions in which they had […]

May 2022 Volunteer Spotlight – April Feathers

Congratulations to April Feathers for being selected as May’s Volunteer Spotlight! April has been a volunteer with Regional for the past seven months.  She is a recent graduate from FMCC and currently works at Shoe Dept. as a Key Holder for the past eight months.  April has one fur baby, a four year old kitty […]