Goats have saved $21,145 in Augusta pond maintenance expenses

...vaccinated, microchipped, dewormed, given a rabies shot and may have his or her hooves trimmed, said Sharon Broady of Augusta Animal Services, which cares for the animals.Other goat expenses include $610 for food, when the goats aren't at...

University of Georgia study predicts peak deer movement for Augusta area

...deer caused an estimated 1 million crashes across the nation, causing up to 200 deaths annually.Last year, the Augusta Animal Services removed 92 carcasses from Richmond County roadways, 17 more than in 2013 and more than triple 2009's numbers...

Donations go far in rescuing, protecting animals

...protect companion animals ? dogs and cats, puppies and kittens. STATISTICS SHOWING a reduced euthanasia rate at Augusta Animal Services are evidence that sterilizing animals helps reduce their intake of homeless animals. Volunteers with Dog...

Rants & Raves

...whipping boy for the Democrats. I still can't get over Palin saying she could see Russia from her backyard. Please. AUGUSTA ANIMAL "Services" should stop killing healthy animals immediately.

Puppy at Augusta animal shelter dies in distemper outbreak

Augusta Animal Services confirmed Friday a puppy that tested positive for distemper...additional five cases of distemper have been identified within canines at the Augusta Animal Services facility, according to a news release from spokeswoman Sharon...

Positive distemper test in puppy spurs suspension; cat adoptions to continue

The Augusta Animal Services has temporarily suspended all dog adoptions and intakes at the AAS shelter after a puppy tested positive for canine distemper...

Around the block

...seeking community support for Augusta Animal Services through Sept. 25.Because Augusta Animal Services is temporarily closed...Items may be dropped off at Augusta Animal Services, Art on Broad, Care...

Augusta Animal Services still not taking in animals after distemper case

Because of a canine distemper virus case, the Augusta Animal Services shelter will continue to stop taking animals...shelters by euthanasia after an outbreak, but the Augusta Animal Services chose to take a different route.The shelter...

No kills yet in Augusta animal shelter distemper probe

No dog had been euthanized as of Tuesday for canine distemper at Augusta Animal Services after a puppy with the virus prompted the facility to stop all dog intakes and adoptions.In response to an open records...

Pet microchipping offered Saturday

A low-cost rabies and microchipping clinic will be held this Saturday.Augusta Animal Services is offering the service, which will run from noon to 3 p.m. at the Bernie Ward Recreation Center, 1941 Lumpkin Road...