animal shelter

Animal Shelter To Unveil Changes to Services

The Pike Animal Shelter is unveiling new changes to its’ services at its re-grand opening this Saturday. The staff says there have been no animal deaths here in a few months, and they credit that with new procedures in place to keep the animals safe. “We’ve implemented a lot of state protocols as far as handling our animals, taking their…

Matching Pets With Owners Designed to ‘Clear the Shelters’

OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) – Humane societies in Alabama and Georgia are among many participating in this weekend’s “Clear the Shelters” events. The events are aimed at finding owners for the animals. In eastern Alabama, the Lee County Humane Society is participating in Saturday’s event for the first time. It will offer reduced adoption fees for pet adoptions. The Opelika-Auburn News…

Bullock Co. Animal Shelter Upgrades Security

It’s been one year since six dogs were stolen from the Bullock County Humane Society shelter because of a lack of security features. Since then there’s been some major upgrades. The shelter is now equipped with a new camera system and fence. Five of the dogs were found safe but one was never found. The shelter manager said a lot of…