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...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
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
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
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
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
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-
Adoption coordinator could be hired at Augusta Animal Services as rescues begin removing animals

...and cats in homes to drive down the shelter's 70 percent kill rate.Broady...also ask commissioners to extend the shelter's schedule by one hour on weekdays...decrease the euthanasia rate at the shelter while also combating Augusta's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-23/adoption-coordinator-could-be
Goat project aimed at maintenance of detention ponds going to work Thursday in Hephzibah

...had been abandoned at animal services, Ladson said. The goats, only one of which is a male, won't be subject to the shelter's spay and neuter policy in an effort to expand the herd. The city has some 700 detention ponds, and keeping vegetation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-06/goat-project-aimed-maint
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 Wednesday nights from 5:30-7:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2014-08-07/around-block