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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 vaccinate their animals against certain diseases, and allow a 14 day return policy for owners. The idea of not prohibiting animals from being sold raises concerns for pet advocates on whether or not this leads…

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Adoptable Pet of the Week – Can you Help?

You’ve seen all of our adoptable pets of the week. You might not be able to adopt but did you know how easy it is to volunteer at Athens-Clarke County Animal Control. Update: Elvis has been adopted! But Bojack, Pepper, and Rocky are still available. By: Molly Swindall Follow Grady Newsource on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

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