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Proposed ordinances could help disrupt dogfighting operations in Augusta

...public about spaying and neutering, write grants for the shelter and network with rescue and foster groups.Broady is proposing the commission extend the shelter's schedule by one hour on weekdays and begin opening...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-17/proposed-ordinances-coul
Filmmaker turns skills into effort to save animals

...his camera into a lifesaver.Workers at several of the shelters, where no animal is turned away, say pets have a champion...and some rabbits and turtles, said Kelly Miott, the shelter's outreach coordinator."We have really limited...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-09-13/filmmaker-turns-skills-effort-save-
Across Georgia

...the facility needs at minimum more space and better ventilation.However, most commissioners have opposed raising the shelter's $420,000 budget. So Coleman says he wants residents to donate the money. He's asked contractors and an architect...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-30/across-georgia
Around the block

...donations of gently used items for its fall rummage sale, which will be held Sept. 13.Donations may be dropped off at the shelter at 425 Wood St. on Wednesdays from 5:30-7:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-04/around-block
Rescue groups say dogs fare poorly in Augusta shelter

...Three weeks after arriving at the shelter, the dog's hips and ribs were...Hallinan could not remove her from the shelter outright. Even though Geor gia...in desperate conditions.With the shelter now surpassing 500 animals, about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-23/rescue-groups-say-dogs-f
Confusion pushes back changes to antiquated county animal ordinances

...have been pushed back another two weeks because of confusion between Augusta Animal Services advisory board members and the shelter's director.The ten-member advisory board voted on revisions to the ordinances in March 2013, but the package...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-18/confusion-pushes-back-change
Around the block

...donations of gently used items for its fall rummage sale, which will be held Sept. 13.Donations may be dropped off at the shelter at 425 Wood St. on Wednesdays from 5:30-7:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2014-08-13/around-block
Summer heat sends more to area cooling centers

...said the container is refilled about three times a day before the Center of Hope begins welcoming the homeless into the shelter at 6 p.m.This summer, Suarez said 75 percent of beds have been consistently filled, or about 60 to 80 people nightly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-08/summer-heat-sends-more-area-
Around the block

...donations of gently used items for its fall rummage sale, which will be held Sept. 13.Donations may be dropped off at the shelter at 425 Wood St. on Wednesdays from 5:30-7:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2014-08-28/around-block
Rescue organizations holding adoption event for Augusta Animal Services

...states.Both rescue groups working with Animal Services are in desperate need of people to foster animals coming in to the shelter and for supplies and donations to support the animals.Call STARS at 706-231-4399 to contribute.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-15/rescue-organizations-holding