Lorna Barrett

Guest Column: One solution works best with stray cats


The Animal Services Subcommittee tasked with reviewing and revising the animal ordinances for Richmond County is discussing several... Read more

Guest Column: Augusta can develop a true 'shelter' for...


Augusta’s Animal Services Department is a community service department, whose operations and staff are paid for by taxpayers.

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Guest Column: Spay/neuter plan vital


As I sit writing about the importance of spaying and neutering, Mama Kitty is rubbing around my legs. This once-feral tuxedo cat that... Read more

Guest Column: Fundraisers help animals immensely


We are very proud to announce that Village Deli and lots of our Friends held our annual charity golf tournament and silent auction... Read more

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

Have you ever seen a homeless dog or cat and wished you could do something to help them? Here’s your chance. You... Read more

Letter: Take care with fireworks

When I was a child, my parents would take our family to see beautiful fireworks displays on holidays such as the Fourth of July, Memorial Day and... Read more

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


“He is your friend, your partner, your defender, your dog. You are his life his love his leader. He will be yours, faithful and... Read more

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


There seems to be more stray dogs and cats this year than ever. Many pets are being surrendered to animal shelters, and more are... Read more

Letter: Animal event was a success

Augusta Animal Services, with the help of its advisory board and lots of friends, put on a wildly successful Family Fun Day adoption event Sept.... Read more

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


Augusta is starting to show signs that people really care about animals. Don’t get me wrong – there are lots of people who care about... Read more