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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
What about dying babies?

...Massachusetts where they could send unwanted dogs for reposition. Many readers must have been shocked to learn that the shelter euthanized 6,500 animals last year. What a shame!Reading that article with its references to "kill shelters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-07-15/what-about-dying-babies
Augusta Commission approves animal adoption plan

...rescue groups and potentially reduce the shelter's 70 percent kill rate.Under...entering into written contracts with the shelter, guaranteeing they would get the...Colvin said. "If I go down to the shelter and say I want these dogs and they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-15/augusta-commission-appro
Home for Good Dog Rescue co-founder makes accusations against director of Augusta Animal Services

...indeed adopt unaltered animals to rescues under contract and still refuse to contract with individual residents."How the shelter picks who they will treat how is their decision, just as long as the sterilization act is complied with," Murrah...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-08/home-good-dog-rescue-co-foun
Commissioners expect action on reducing Augusta's animal shelter kill rate

...group, Dog Networking Agents, or DNA, will be the first group since the outcry to be allowed to select dogs from the shelter then facilitate their adoptions by new owners after they're spayed or neutered.According to The Chronicle's research...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-14/commissioners-expect-act
Kitten lives after plummeting from Georgia bridge

...Thursday's ordeal, said Julian Miller, a spokesman with Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan police. Miller visited the cat at the shelter Friday, and says he's expected to survive."No broken bones," Miller said. "He has several lacerations over...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-11/kitten-lives-after-plummeting
Now the real work begins

...also will start working with a rescue group and clinic to adopt out more spayed and neutered animals, Allen said.The shelter's kill rate is unconscionable ? 70 percent by the city's estimation, higher by others'. Animal rescuers had long...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-07-12/now-real-work-begins
Augusta protest by animal activists called off

...while puppies get adopted from the shelter, "nobody is available to take...the groups to remove animals from the shelter. Public outrage came to a head...news conference to announce that the shelter will begin working with the groups...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-11/augusta-protest-animal-a
Halt to killing ordered at Augusta shelter

...refused to meet their demands to remove animals from the shelter, sparing them from near-certain death, citing Georgia...operations.A Chronicle reporter tried to interview Broady at the shelter Thursday, but staff said she was examining a fence...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-10/halt-killing-ordered-aug
Needlessly delivering death

...commissioners last month. But nothing has changed at the shelter. Animals come in, rescue groups are shooed away and...said this week that Broady has barred his group from the shelter since the loss of its part-time veterinarian in March...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-07-10/needlessly-delivering