Dead deer retrieved from roadways down in Columbia, Richmond counties

...population in Columbia and Richmond counties is being pushed out by construction projects. Last year overall, the Augusta Animal Services removed 92 carcasses from Richmond County roadways, 17 more than in 2013 and more than triple 2009's numbers...

Obese dog Pearl continues to shed pounds

...mix.Thirteen months ago, Pearl was picked up by Augusta Animal Services as a morbidly obese stray, weighing 76...take Pearl in after she was deemed unadoptable by Augusta Animal Ser vi ces. Pearl weighed nearly three times her...

Dogs from Augusta animal shelter get flight to new homes

...More than 60 dogs are headed to new homes after a flight out of Augusta on Tuesday morning.Emotions were high as Augusta Animal Services employees and Dog Networking Agents volunteers helped load the dogs into the small aircraft at Augusta Regional...

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...

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...

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...

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.

Augusta shelter dogs getting new homes up north

Sixty dogs from the Augusta Animal Services will travel to new homes Tuesday in New York, Wisconsin...adopters for Georgia canines, according to a press release from Augusta Animal Services Director Sharon Broady. The dogs will depart from Augusta...

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...

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...