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Rants & Raves

...listed on the marquee was in October. It's time for someone to change the sign. CAN WE PLEASE have a food drive for the shelter animals included in this day set aside for giving? They rarely have a nice day. Thank you. GRACEWOOD NEEDS more nurses...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-21/rants-raves-0
Animal Services subcommittee debates ordinance revisions

...is not at fault for the 70 percent euthanasia rate at the shelter."It's not the Animal Services fault that we got...subcommittee member, invited people to volunteer at the shelter to witness the cases of abuse, neglect and abandonment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-15/animal-services-subcommittee-
Ga. cops dump sex offender in nearby county

...Army suggested to Roebuck that he try the Bigger Vision shelter on North Avenue, and when he called there he was told the shelter had no room for him, according to police.Roebuck later called local police for advice.An Athens-Clarke officer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-10/ga-cops-dump-sex-offen
Augusta can develop a true 'shelter' for animals, not a death house

...partnering with rescue groups and foster homes.When ? not if ? a new veterinarian is hired at animal control, the shelter also should be doing low-cost spay/neuter, vaccines and microchips for the public.All of these things can happen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-11-29/augusta-can-deve
Area rescue mission offers food, fellowship and hope on Thanksgiving

...Director Rusty Marsh said the holidays are tricky times, when people trying to piece together their lives can lose hope.The shelter and residential worker program delivered more than 200 meals to the homebound and served almost as many in their dining...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-27/area-rescue-mission-offers-fo
SafeHomes of Augusta breaks ground on facility to house more domestic violence victims

...Families of domestic violence victims, judges, attorneys, police officers and community members attended the ceremony at the shelter's new site on Interstate Parkway.Speaking to the small crowd, Augusta Mayor-elect Hardie Davis said the new shelter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-20/safehomes-augusta-breaks-gro
Commission set to vote on animal board

...Services ordinance review subcommittee meant to help the shelter's advisory board finalize updates to the 35-year-old...neuter law and a ban on tethering, were approved by the shelter's 10-member advisory board in March 2013, stalled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-17/commission-set-vote-anim
Electrolux donates appliances to SafeHomes

...dryers, microwaves and a range will be donated to the shelter."With this donation of kitchen and laundry appliances, we are ensuring that victims of domestic abuse seeking the shelter of SafeHomes have the ability to launder personal items...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-11-22/electrolux-donates-appliances-safeh
Beastly behavior

...ire and phone calls, and not effecting real change.The shelter since went to a temporary "no kill" policy, but with...animal services. We might as well build a moat around the shelter. The management certainly has poured hot tar on any...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-10-19/beastly-behavior
Augusta Animal Services event designed for adoptions, educating public

...About every two weeks, she volunteers to photograph the shelter animals so they can be advertised on her Web site, Augusta...Emergency Response Team.Guerin adopted Ozzie last year from the shelter and wanted to give her the opportunity to interact with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-11/augusta-animal-services-event