Monthly Archives: May 2017

Honor National Pet Month by adopting a loving animal in need

by Bob Gordon, FOTAS Director of Communications   This has been a tough month at the County Animal Shelter. In just the first 18 days of May, 376 homeless animals have been received by the facility at 333 Wire Road. Yes, you read that right. We’re only slightly past the halfway point of the month […]

Fostering kittens more rewarding than volunteer ever imagined

by Bob Gordon, FOTAS Director of Communications Debbie Snyder arrived at the Aiken County Animal Shelter (ACAS) carrying cans of puppy formula. She’d read on the FOTAS Facebook page that the shelter was running low and needed donations. Being a dog lover and owner, she often did her part to drop off food, treats and […]

Katy finds home, becomes foster mama to other shelter dogs and kittens

by Joanna D. Samson, FOTAS Vice President “Heaven works on favor. If it worked on merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in” Mark Twain Why Katy had not been adopted was a puzzle to those of us who knew her. The pretty, 2-year-old, black and white short-haired Collie cross was a […]

A Happy Day in Aiken: The FOTAS Woofstock Doxie Derby Festival Returns

By Joanna D. Samson, FOTAS Vice President and Edie Hubler, FOTAS Board Yikes! What is the world coming to? So many troubles in the world: terrorist attacks in France, nuclear bomb testing in North Korea, chemical attacks in Syria, political marches and protests, screaming “expert” panelists on the news — the list goes on and […]