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...

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...

Even a well-kept lawn has some bad sides

...you can keep them there, listen up. This weekend Augusta Animal Ser vices is providing not only rabies shots but also...minimal fee.From noon to 3 p.m. Sat ur day , Augusta Animal Services will offer rabies shots for $5 and pet micro-chipping...

More resources needed to lower Richmond County's euthanasia rate at animal shelter, officials say

...was abandoned by his owner at Augusta Animal Services at the end of July...group is one of several strategies Augusta Animal Services has used to adopt out...information about abuse cases. The Augusta Animal Services page, which has 3...

Augusta wants more goats for detention pond program

...Today the program is back in business, with goats assigned in recent weeks to dry ponds in the Heph zibah area near Augusta Animal Services.This week, city staffers will seek to purchase 10 to 12 more goats, Traffic Engineer Steve Cas sell said...

Augusta area animal rescues

...706-860-5020; www.columbiacountyhumanesociety.org AUGUSTA ANIMAL RESCUE FRIENDS (AARF): P. O. Box 6824, Augusta...Road, Aiken, SC 29801, (803) 642-1537 NORTH AUGUSTA ANIMAL CONTROL : 403 East Buena Vista Avenue, North Augusta...

Augusta animal ordinance still being reviewed

Augusta-Richmond County's long-debated animal ordinance package is under review by the city law department, but there is no timeline for when it could go to the Augusta Commission for a vote.

Hot confines of car can be deadly to pets

...calls to city departments about pets locked in vehicles. This year, the Rich mond County Sheriff's Office and Augusta Animal Services have received a combined 40 calls about pets in hot cars.Last year, the departments responded to 65 calls...

Stubborn bloodhound survives multiple copperhead bites

...a snake got him," I told my wife, who was talking to friends in the driveway.It was Sunday, so I headed for Augusta Animal Emergency, where Louie received great care last spring after eating a pound of baker's chocolate (another story...