Tags: Neuter

One New Animal Shelter, Many New Pet Homes

Jackson County’s first animal shelter opened on February 13, and in just over one week, rescuers and families adopted all 24 animals in the shelter. Brad Richards, the Director of Animal Control, says that the shelter is needed because of the increase in the population of Jackson County. People are moving into the county without…

Athens Animal Workers Oppose Georgia Pet Bill

The Georgia House is considering a new law to regulate the sale of pets in retail stores. The bill, introduced by Rep. Earl Ehrhart, of District 36, would prohibit local governments from preventing the sale of dogs and cats from any pet store in the state of Georgia. HB 144 would require pet stores to…

The neuter commuter program: say that five times fast

By: Katya Riedlinger A brand new program just hit the streets. A mobile neutering van drives through local neighborhoods in the hopes of ending animal overcrowding. Not only does this van have all of the bells and whistles to make it a stylish ride, it also will save lives by providing free spaying and neutering to residents around…