The mission of Augusta Animal Services is to enforce state laws and local ordinances pertaining to the care and control of animals, protection of life and property, and to raise public awareness of responsible pet ownership. Additionally, Augusta Animal Services strives to provide humane solutions for stray and homeless pets within the community through its return to owner, adoption, rescue, and foster efforts.
Investigate animal related complaints
Investigate allegations of animal cruelty
Investigate bite cases
Impound and quarantine unvaccinated animals involved in bite cases
Receive animals relinquished by citizens of Augusta; out of county fee required for non residents
Humane sheltering and treatment of lost, abandoned and released animals
Trap, catch and impound stray and nuisance animals
Educate the public on responsible pet ownership and animal related issues
Adopt sterilized animals to the public
Network with local/national rescue groups to unite animals with families
Disposal of dead animals on city streets
Humane euthanization of sick, injured, diseased and unadoptable animals
Performance and Statistics
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