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No kills yet in Augusta animal shelter distemper probe

...July, when 809 animals were impounded, doubling the shelter's capacity.The shelter is in a no-movement status, according to Animal...strays and owner surrenders before they reach the shelter," Broady said.Hayley Zielinski of Dog Networking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-08-26/city-no-kills-yet-shelte
More resources needed to lower Richmond County's euthanasia rate at animal shelter, officials say

...Networking Agents rescue group toured the shelter Aug. 4 and spotted him, they...hours of DNA discovering Noodle at the shelter, he was transferred to the Winder...volunteer Ashley Whitaker."If the shelter really wants to make a big dent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-15/more-resources-needed-lower-r
Atlanta homeless shelter called 'hub' for tuberculosis

...city would build a police and fire station in place of the shelter on Peachtree Street and Pine Street, north of downtown...Task Force for the Homeless, says everyone who enters the shelter gets tested for tuberculosis. She pledged to fight any...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-13/atlanta-homeless-shelter-cal
A top-to-bottom disaster

...policy's end right then and there. Sadly, it wasn't.Fire officials said they had to reiterate their position that the shelter-in-place guidelines were unsafe and a violation of fire code during a meeting with Marshall Square management in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-06-11/top-bottom-disaster
Upcoming calendar

...socialize with shelter pets and/or bathe a shelter dog 1-4 p.m. $15; benefits the care and support of the pets at the shelter; $10 pet walk, $15 socialize with shelter pet; (706) 261-7387, csrahumanesociety.orgCHARLES DARWIN AND THE...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-06-02/upcoming-calenda
Marshall Square Retirement Resort warned against shelter in place fire policy

...So they met with Bryde in January. He told Bryde the shelter-in-place policy was unsafe and a violation of the...Bilodeau said when his mother first informed him of the "shelter in place" policy, he didn't believe it."I assumed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-06-10/marshall-square-retire
Animal subcommittee discusses exemptions to spay, neuter requirement

...are as strict as possible because she sees unwanted hunting dogs and purebred dogs from backyard breeders abandoned at the shelter and euthanized each week.Huffman is a volunteer at Augusta Animal Services."It's not uncommon for breed specific...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-14/animal-subcommittee-discusses
City officials can't make up mind on buildings

...Maybe $300. Those who couldn't afford to pay could be granted an exemption in exchange for volunteering 100 hours at the shelter. There they could see first-hand the pathetic parade of unwanted, uncared for and abused animals and witness the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-05-09/city-officials-
Commission approves hiring of full-time vet for Augusta Animal Services

...member Grady Smith said he hopes the new hire will improve the shelter's ability to spay and neuter animals and increase adoptions...also could not comment or provide the vet's name.The shelter lost its part-time vet who performed sterilizations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-04/commission-approves-hiring-fu
Dogs kill retention pond goats

...officials say.The man, with whom Animal Services has had previous dealings, "turned those two (dogs) in today at the shelter," Jefferson said. He wouldn't name the man.Failing to control an animal carries a fine of up to $1,000 and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-06/dogs-kill-retention-pond