Stories by Lorna Barrett

Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016

Column: Spay/Neuter Challenge can let you help solve animal overpopulation

We challenge you to help us raise $100,000 for spaying/neutering companion animals.
By Lorna Barrett

Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015

Column: Good news coming for local animal companions

Reducing high shelter admissions and shelter deaths is a priority for Augusta commissioners.
By Lorna Barrett

Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015

Guest Column: Donations go far in rescuing, protecting animals

When people are struggling, the pets in their care suffer. We can help.
By Lorna Barrett

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Guest Column: Residential fireworks are troublesome, dangerous

It is incumbent on city leaders to find a better solution to this troublesome issue. It is long overdue.
By Lorna Barrett

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Guest Column: Charity golf tourney made big difference

It is heartwarming to grow our network each and every day.
By Lorna Barrett

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Guest Column: Charity event offers many opportunity to help animals in need of rescue

Help us make this our biggest event yet. That's truly what friends are for.
By Lorna Barrett

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Guest Column: Change ordinances to reflect compassion that stray animals deserve

A friendly, welcoming public image will build relationships that will improve animal welfare.
By Lorna Barrett

Monday, Feb. 23, 2015

Guest Column: One solution works best with stray cats

The only proven method of stopping uncontrolled breeding is sterilization.
By Lorna Barrett

Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014

Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014

Guest Column: Spay/neuter plan vital

Responsible pet ownership starts with spaying and neutering animals.
By Lorna Barrett

Monday, May 26, 2014

Guest Column: Fundraisers help animals immensely

Fundraising events are a great way to spread awareness of the responsibilities of pet ownership, and to stop the cycle of animal abuse and neglect.
By Lorna Barrett

Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014

Guest Column: Donations for spaying, neutering would help curb animal overpopulation

There really is something you can do to help. Be a part of the solution.
By Lorna Barrett

Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013

Letter: Take care with fireworks

Fireworks, like everything else, have a time and place to be appropriate, and very much enjoyed.
By Lorna Barrett

Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013

Guest Column: Animals aren't disposable -- pets require a loving, lifetime commitment

Educating the public about how to responsibly care for animals, and to treat them with respect, kindness and empathy is a very important aspect of animal rescue work.
By Lorna Barrett

Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013

Guest Column: Resources abound in CSRA for a person who cares about pets

Together we can turn the tide and lower the number of adoptable animals that are euthanized each year, and help make sure that companion animals are humanely cared for.
By Lorna Barrett

Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013

Letter: Animal event was a success

Community support and involvement are key factors in our endeavor to be able to improve the lives of companion animals in the CSRA.
By Lorna Barrett

Saturday, July 27, 2013

Guest Column: Local laws catching up with our responsibilities as pet owners

Be part of our growing network of people who care enough about animals to be a part of the solution.
By Lorna Barrett

Saturday, June 8, 2013

Letter: It's all about saving lives

Please help us spread the word about responsible pet ownership. Spay and neuter your pets.
By Lorna Barrett

Sunday, March 31, 2013

Guest Column: Adopting a pet requires unswerving caring and commitment

It is very difficult to realize that we, the people involved in rescue work, cannot save them all.
By Lorna Barrett

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Letter: Leave fireworks to pros

Fireworks in residential areas are illegal, but more than that, they are a very inconsiderate invasion of the peace and quiet people expect when they are in their own homes.
By Lorna Barrett
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