Monthly Archives: March 2016

The Redemptive Power of Spontaneous Love

By Joanna Dunn Samson, Vice President On the morning of New Year’s Eve, Matt Cummins called his wife Meghan at work to tell her he was going to the Aiken County Animal Shelter to check out the dogs. He didn’t intend to adopt a dog from the shelter—after all, they were waiting for a purebred […]

Community Embraces County Animal Shelter’s Saturday Hours

By Bob Gordon, FOTAS Director of Communications It is Saturday morning at the shelter, and everyone is making final preparations before the doors open at 11:30 sharp. The cats and dogs have been fed and watered, and volunteers have already walked many of the dogs before visitor traffic gets too heavy. The shelter staff and […]

The Stars come out at the Aiken County Animal Shelter

By Joanna Dunn Samson, Vice President of FOTAS Last weekend the stars were out at the Aiken County Animal Shelter, where many of the resident Stars came out to walk the red carpet and meet their adoring public. The excitement in the air was palpable. “Everyone gets so excited about the Academy Awards,” says Ellie […]