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Critter Chronicle newsletter of the augusta regional spca • summer 2016

Hello friends!

Pets in the Park! p. 4

Events and Outings p. 8

It is hard to believe that we are in our fifth year of incorporating our decision to return to the grassroot mission of our organization. We have been busy building relationships with national groups such as PetSmart Charities and the ASPCA and our efforts have produced positive results. Through these partnerships and our local adoption efforts, we have been able to provide loving and forever homes for 5,767 animals. It is very rewarding to reach out and assist adoptable animals in overcrowded facilities that are facing the possibility of euthanasia. We are determined to reduce the number of animals euthanized in our community simply because they are unwanted. Our low cost spay/neuter clinic provides a non-lethal solution to this overwhelming problem. Since the opening of our Agnes Lawrence Spay/Neuter Clinic in 2011 over 12,500 dogs and cats have been sterilized, significantly impacting the number of litters being born in our area. We're gearing up for our annual Pets in the Park event!!! This year's event will be held on Saturday, August 20th in Gypsy Hill Park, Staunton. Please join us in the Park and participate in the Walk for the Animals, the Doggone Good Dog Show, and the Candid Cat Photo contest. In addition to our variety of vendors this year we are welcoming 3 food trucks. Again, we will be celebrating by hosting "A Cause for Paws", on Saturday, August 13th at the Best Western Waynesboro. This year's event features music by our friends The Janitors! We will also of course still feature the ever-popular and fantastic silent auction! Plan to come and enjoy the music, heavy hors d'oevres, and silent auction offerings. And don't forget your dancing shoes!

Shelter News p. 12

Tail Mail p. 13

RSVP to the SPCA (885-7722) today!

A Cause for Paws

Saturday, August 13th Join us for a Toast to the Tails! A Benefit for the Augusta Regional SPCA

33 Archery Lane Staunton, VA 24401

Saturday, August 13, 2016 • Best Western Plus Waynesboro See p.8 for more information

Volunteer Service Awards


This year we are pleased to present Volunteer Service Awards to Cameron and Sue Nickels. Sue and Cameron are truly our feline angels! They visit the shelter almost daily and spend time spoiling and socializing our cat room residents.

Shelter Coordinator - Customer Service Rebecca Caywood Accounting Stacy Moran

There are some people that have natural instincts when it comes to animals and they both have that special knack with cats. Both of them know every kitty by name and have a talent with placing the right cat with the right family. Not only do they give their time volunteering, they also sponsor adoptions and pay toward the cost of the adoption fee. The Augusta Regional is very proud to honor Sue and Cameron with our volunteers of the year and our SPCA kitties totally agree!

Team Leaders/ Rescue Waggin Coordinators Crystal Via • Josh Via Animal Caregivers Carli Hill • Brandi L. Hurt • Julie Ramsey Amanda Siler • Jamie Saunders • Rose Parler

BOARD OF DIRECTORS President Deanna Lotts

Vice President Lisa Botkin


Treasurer David Didawick

Christine Root

The S.P.C.A. is in need of the following items:

Windex • Bleach • Small Paper Plates • Paper Towels Towels • Dishwashing Liquid • Fabric Softener Dryer Sheets • Angle Bristle Brooms • Baby Wipes Canned & Dry Dog & Cat Food • Soft Dog Treats Peanut Butter (for kongs) • Rubber Dog/Puppy Toys • Kongs Dry Kitten & Puppy Food • Cat/Kitten Toys • Kitty Litter

BOARD MEMBERS Janet Bevins Dr. Wynne DiGrassie Joyce Fisher Gary Fitzgerald Melissa Morgan

Sue Overton Gary Tomlin Jane White Thomas Wright Jane Zieman

Welcome new board members: Janet Bevins, David Didawick, Dr. Wynne DiGrassie, Melissa Morgan, and Jane Zieman Augusta Regional S.P.C.A. Website:


Maryanne Moffett was passionate about animals and — even after death — her care and devotion lives on. “Maryanne truly loved all of God’s creatures,” said her husband Stuart Moffett. Words he said can even be found on her headstone. Maryanne Moffett died Feb. 3, 2015.

Altering our community

one pet at a time

Every year in May, the Augusta Regional SPCA is honoring Maryanne Moffett’s memory with $20 spay and neuter appointments, thanks in part to a $300,000 endowment gift she left to the organization. “She was a lifetime supporter of the SPCA,” said Debbie Caywood, director of SPCA. “We are very humbled and appreciative that it was her wish to carry on the SPCA.” Discounted spay and neuter events are often possible through various charity funds including those from PetSmart Caywood said, but annual funding is contingent on its availability. Maryanne’s gift ensures the affordable clinics can be offered on a yearly basis, she said. “This one is so special because it was actually the bequest of a long-time SPCA board member, friend and supporter,” Caywood said. “You know that person really wanted to the money to go locally to make a difference.” This May, $10,000 was designated to help offset the cost of spaying and neutering animals. Stuart Moffett, 78, visited the SPCA clinic to see the animals undergo surgery and talk about his wife’s determination to save the animals in her community. “Her main thing was spay and neuter,” he said. The conversation was sprinkled with laughter as Stuart Moffett retold the stories of Maryanne’s determination to save strays and the couple’s mismatched love story. Seeing him overcome with emotion, Caywood told Stuart Moffett that Maryanne's gift would touch many lives. She said people who participate in the spay and neuter clinics are often on limited funds and unable to afford the surgery. Maryanne's endowment gift will touch many lives, Caywood said. "Her wishes will live on forever," she told him. In collaboration with

This year we also received a series of "Blitz" grants from PetSmart Charities™. Each RESCUE WAGGIN’ grant being targeted to a specific demographic. The January campaign,"Happy Neuter Year" provided $20 neuter surgeries to male dogs or cats. The February campaign, "Beat the Heat" provided $20 spay surgeries for female cats. In June, we ran the campaign, "Precious Not Parents" which allowed for puppies or kittens under 6 mos. of age to be spayed or neutered for $20. ®

–Article excerpts from The News Leader, May 11, 2016

The last campaign (August), "Primp Your Pit", provides $20 spay/neuter surgeries for Pit Bulls. Through these grants, we have been able to financially assist our community members so that they may more easily afford the cost of altering their pets. And in-turn create a healthier pet population with less unwanted litters and fewer animals facing the threat of euthanasia because of overcrowded shelters.

Saturday, August 20, 2016 • 9 am • Gypsy Hill Park, Staunton Mark your calendars! This is a fun-filled, educational event for the entire family! Bring your family, friends and pets (on leashes, please!) We’re expecting your pets to “strut their stuff ” at our Dog Gone Good Dog Show, and don’t forget to bring a photo of your cat(s) to enter in the “Candid Cat Photo Contest.” Look for more information about these events on the following pages! Please spread the word about Pets In The Park. The SPCA needs your financial support to benefit the unwanted animals in our care. Please invite your friends and neighbors to come to Gypsy Hill Park on Saturday, August 20th to participate in the day’s events.

Here’s how YOU CAN HELP: #1 Participate in the “Walk for the Animals” Contact family members, friends and neighbors to ask for their pledges to contribute to the SPCA. You will surely have our gratitude for your generous efforts. Your sponsors can donate via our website and just note that the donation is a sponsorship for your walk. Look for a sponsorship form at the back of this newsletter. #2 Become a PETS IN THE PARK Sponsor In past years, considerable support for this important event has come from corporate and individual sponsorships. This year, contributions can be made in one of four categories: Magnificent Mutts ($1,500 and over), Cat's Meow ($1,000 to $1,499), Faithful Companions ($500 to $999), and Furry Friends ($200$499). “Magnificent Mutt” and “Cat's Meow” level sponsors will receive 4 tickets, and “Faithful Companions” and “Furry Friends” level sponsors will receive 2 tickets, to the Cause for Paws event on Saturday, August 20, 2016. We look forward to seeing you there! The Board and Staff of the Augusta Regional SPCA

Special thanks to Rose Ann Bernyk for most of these images from Pets in the Park 2015!

Pets in the Park!

Saturday, August 20, 2016 • 9 am • Gypsy Hill Park, Staunton Food, Fun, and a Variety of Vendors and Information Booths!

Annual Walk for the Animals:

For more information, call the SPCA at 540-885-7722 or visit our website at:

Registration at 9am, Walk Begins at 9:45 See following page for details & inside back cover for pledge sheet.

Candid Cat Photo Contest:

Doggone Good Dog Show: $5.00 entry fee per class

Registration begins at 10:15 am Show begins at 11:00 am. CLASSES: 1. Costume

$3.00 per photo

(no photos larger than 5x7)

2. Pets weighing under 50 pounds

*Enter from 10am - 12 noon,

3. Puppy Class 6 months & under

Judging at 1:00 pm

4. Prettiest Eyes

*or Pre-enter at the Augusta Regional SPCA. Just bring in your photos and entry fees and register during regular business hours: Tuesday thru Thursday 1-6, Friday & Saturday 12-4, and Sunday 1-4

5. Child’s Pet - Handler 16 yrs. & under 6. SPCA Adopted - Over 50 pounds


7. Best Trick

1. Best Action Shot

8. SPCA Adopted Under 50 pounds

2. Best Multi-Cat 3. Most Unusual/Humorous Post

9. I look like my master

4. Prettiest/Most Handsome SPCA Adopted 5. Prettiest/Most Handsome Cat

10. Pairs Class 11. Pets Weighing over 50 pounds

6. Most Unusual Buddy

7. Prettiest/Most Handsome Kitten

and the

CHAMPIONSHIP CLASS: Open only to the first place winners of the above classes. ($5.00 entry fee)

Judges Favorite will be chosen from all entries in the above categories.


Pets in the Park

Join us for our Annual Walk for the Animals! When you Walk for the Animals, you are helping hundreds of wonderful homeless pets find new homes where they will never again be abandoned, abused or neglected. Every valuable dollar raised goes toward shelter, medical treatment, and food for animals that are at risk of being euthanized due to over-crowded shelters. Your participation and fundraising in the Walk for Animals helps the Augusta Regional SPCA care for more than 1250 cats and dogs each year who are waiting for their forever home, and provide affordable spay/neuter services to more than 2000 animals annually. Take a walk with your canine companion, friends, colleagues, neighbors to raise money for animals in need.  Form a team or travel solo. Enjoy a fun filled morning with other animal lovers and their four-legged best friends, all while we help end the tragedy of pet homelessness! Registration begins at 9 AM. There is no set fee for the event, we encourage you to ask your friends, family, and co-workers to sponsor your walk. A sponsorship form may be downloaded from our website or SEE INSIDE BACK COVER OF THIS NEWSLETTER FOR A SPONSORSHIP FORM!

The animals are relying on you, who are you walking for this year? Honor the incredible dogs and cats who have touched your life.

Walk for Shelter Pets Like U s!







Pets in the Park


A Special Thank You to Our 2015 Sponsors



Cason Appraisal Service DL Caywood, Inc. Robert W. Scates WalMart Foundation

McDonough Toyota & Scion Rockydale Quarries Corp. Anderson, White & Co., P.C. Virginia Eagle Distributing William Sowers Chuck & Pat Blackley Augusta Insurance Agency, Inc. James River Equipment Timberlake, Smith, Thomas & Moses, P.C.


Charles & Barbara Hunter Kasey & Darcy Knox Jean T. Hoffman A Little Something Sweet Simple Elegance Catering

Many thanks to the individuals and businesses who donated items to our 2015 Pets in the Park and Cause for Paws events! Over $50,000.00 was raised during our annual Pets in the Park event!

FAITHFUL COMPANIONS Charlie Obaugh Chevrolet Tommy & Peggy Rosen Vison Appraisal Services, LLC

2015 - Cat Photo Contest: 1st Place Winners Best Multi-Cat: “TJ, Boo and Oliver” - Melissa Cline Prettiest/Handsomest SPCA Adopted: “Oreo” – Debbie Pryor Prettiest/Handsomest Cat: “Figgy” – Tasha Dean Prettiest/Handsomest Kitten: “Oliver” – Melissa Cline Most Unusual Buddy: “Dobie and TJ” – Melissa Cline Judge's Favorite: “TJ, Boo and Oliver" – Melissa Cline

2015 - Doggone Good Dog Show: 1st Place Winners Costume Class: “Skeeter” - Tracey Moyer Pets Weighing Under 50lbs: “Annie” – Benjamin Johnson Puppy Class: “Cora” – Ceci Laviolette Prettiest Eyes: “Cubby Blue” – Linda Howell Child’s Pet: “Willow” – Kayleigh Johnson Best Trick: “Willow” – Kayleigh Johnson SPCA Adopted Under 50lbs: “Milo” – Mary Jones

TOP WALKERS 2015 Barbara Franklin Missy Hewitt Grable Linda Howell Lisa Botkin Joyce Fisher Deanna Lotts

TOP JUNIOR WALKER Sibbie Jetton (2nd year in a row)!

Thank You Walkers!!!


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"Ernie" an

I Look Like My Master: “Laskin”- Bethany Martin Pairs Class: “Teddy and Sophie” – Mienke Stillwell Pets Over 50lbs: “Snowflake” – Jennifer Bennett Champion of the Show: “Cora” - Ceci Laviolette Reserve Champion: “Willow” – Kaleigh Johnson


• • • • • • • MAKE PLANS TO JOIN US THIS YEAR!• • • • • • •

A Cause for Paws Saturday, August 13

The Best Western Plus, Waynesboro 6:00pm - 12:00am Music by The Janitors • Beer • Wine • Heavy Hors d’oeuvres ✶ SILENT AUCTION ✶ Silent Auction opens at 6pm, Hors d’oeuvres beginning at 7pm, Band plays from 8pm - midnight $50 per person RSVP by August 5th Contact the SPCA for more information: 540-885-7722 or

Get your friends together and join us for a Toast to the Tails!

Event Sponsors: Simple Elegance Catering Virginia Eagle Distributing A Little Something Sweet Best Western Plus Waynesboro

Events & Outings A big thank you goes out on behalf of all the animals at the Augusta Regional SPCA to Valley Subaru of Staunton who hosted and organized the Santa Picture event on December 5, 2015. Also special thanks to Take One Imaging who did the photography! Thank you for all your efforts and for thinking of the animals during the holiday season! Thank you, also, to everyone who came and got their pictures taken with Santa! It was a great event!


Events & Outings On Saturday April 23 we were invited by Rockingham Cooperative/ACE Hardware in Waynesboro to attend their Spring Open House event. We took a few dogs who enjoyed meeting folks and listening to bluegrass music! Thank you Rockingham Cooperative/ACE Hardware!

Harriett needed to be snuggled!

Junior enjoyed the attention!

May 7 was Doggie Socialization Day with Mary Baldwin College students at the Rose Terrace. Bud and Freyja were the life of the party, as you can see everyone fell in love with them!


Brody loved the bluegrass!

Thank you to Petco in Staunton for frequently inviting us to showcase our adoptable animals there. Great exposure and our furry friends love the attention!

Bud greeted everyone who came in to shop that day!

Barney was treated to a pedicure while he was at Petco!

On June 11th Queen City Brewing hosted a "Pints for Paws" event with live music, games and food trucks. Patrons were able to bring their pets to enjoy in the festivities . $1 of every pint sold during the event went to support the SPCA. Thank you Queen City Brewing!!!


Shelter News & Happenings Please give the Valley Scholars Program of JMU a round of applause for a long days work at ARSPCA. As you can see, they did an amazing job and their hard efforts will not go unnoticed!

A look inside the Agnes Lawrence Spay/Neuter Clinic Our spay/neuter clinic has been rocking this year! Dr. Janice Raab and her staff have kept busy providing excellent care to their patients!

Thanks to the amazing generosity from the Maryanne Moffett bequest, our Spay/ Neuter clinic recieved a Warm Touch Air Blanket. As you can see these kitties have just had there alteration surgery & are recovering quite comfortably. 12

Tail Mail Thomnus the cat, who came to Arlington last Thursday, is doing well and learning lots of new things about windows and birds. We did have to run to the vet today because he was scratching his ears - the vet found some crud that he diagnosed as ear mites, so he gave us some drops. The vet was also very impressed by Thomnus's "glamor shot" and by the quality of your records - and the records made everything easier on Thomnus, who was really glad to have his ears cleaned out but was happy that was all he needed.

I adopted Gus from the Augusta SPCA in 2011 (formerly “Jerry”) and he is such a happy guy! Since then he has traveled with me from Waynesboro to Pittsburgh and is enjoying life in our large apartment with his brother Bogey and sister Kiki. He loves watching birds, playing with his siblings and staying close by my side (always!) I was told he had spent almost ten months at the shelter.

I’m so happy he is with me now. Now if I could just keep him off of my keyboard…

We adopted Murray this summer at 9 months. We celebrated his first birthday with him tonight and are so happy to have him in our family. He is full of energy and loves the yard and the kids! We love him! Even though he chewed through his present in less than 5 minutes!

He was Pet of the Week on WSVA TV and we adopted him that afternoon. His name is now P.J. He is doing great and he weighs 12 pounds now. Thank you so much for letting us adopt him. Thank you. 13

To whom it may concern, Named Doodle, Spock now He has turned into one of the family. Spock is now a year old. He just celebrated his first birthday as a Hedrick. He has shown us all the love and openness he has and we have loved him too. He was a little scared when we first got him but once he bonded with us humans and our 2 dogs at the time, he relaxed. He has survived the loss of one of our beloved dogs, Sometimes you wonder if he goes looking for her or he just knew. He is spoiled rotten. Spock loves to be outside. He has a fence and loves to go riding in a car. He does not care for strangers that he thinks are coming near his family, either outside or in. That is the only time he barks is to alert you. If you leave the house for 1 minute or a week he feels you have been gone forever and he attacks you at the door. He loves his treats everyday. We have him trained to come when he is called and he is rewarded for that. He also learned to sit. He is a very smart dog. When my granddaughter picked him out because he was all alone and was not with the other dogs now he is not alone and is well loved. Thank you for offering us such a wonderful addition to our family. I am sending you pictures for you to see how he has grown. Thank you so much.

To the SPCA, It is with GREAT sadness, and through vast tears, I put inform you that “Koji (formerly known as Chase) left me for heaven February 6, 2016. He got sick 3 days after Christmas. I had him to the ER in Verona, Middle River Vet, Cedarcrest and Dr. Chodrow made 2 house calls here. He was 1st diagnosed w/gastroenteritis, then spine problems. He was only 6. I adopted him from the SPCA Sept. 11, 2011. He had epilepsy - which y’all had never seen. Therefore, he was unable to receive 2 vaccinations at a time without getting a fever or be on many medicines w/o going into a comalike state. But we managed his epilepsy well, as I’d had a cattle dog when I was younger that also had epilepsy and lived to be 18 yrs old! My only consolation is that he was VERY HAPPY and knew he was VERY MUCH LOVED in his short, short life. We had many great times together and he slept in my arms. He is buried with my 16 1/2 yr old cat, Harmoni, under a swaying pine tree, beneath a bird house where yellow finches nest. He was my son. 14

This picture is from her 13th birthday party, May 2016. We celebrated with carrots and ranch dressing -- Maggie's been in renal failure for a year, so she's on a renal diet -- carrots are renal-diet approved, and we did a little ranch dressing because if you can't have fun on your birthday, well ... (and it's her favorite)

(December 29, 2015) 12 years ago today we brought Maggie (then Meeko) home from the The Augusta Regional SPCA. Thanks for taking care of our girl before she joined our family.

Bella seven months happy in her forever home!

Now it's been 12 1/2 years since we got her from the SPCA. I've been lucky to have several dogs in my life through the years, but Maggie is "that one" dog that people talk about. I've been lucky to have her for so long, and of course, I'm counting on her living another 13 years ...

Thank you so much for connecting us with Cash! We have had him for a few short hours, and are already head over heels! He is full of energy and love, and is the perfect fit for our little family. Cash has been playing with his new brother since we got home, and just fell asleep in my lap. We are so blessed to have found him. Thank you for the awesome adoption experience!

Jade had her first visit to the beach. She and her new sister Tula love the sound and the water. We've only had Jade 5 weeks but she has adjusted to her brother and sister and our home quickly. I'm so in love with this sweet dog! Thank you for letting me adopt her.

This beautiful girl.. Chelsea. . was adopted from you April 15, 2011. She died from congestive heart failure Feb. 16. She was a loved family member. This was taken the day before her death at 10 yrs old. 15

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Gator is not digging the cool weather, he is ready to head back to the beach!

We have fallen completely in love with Molly and as you can tell, she has adapted well and is oh so comfortable.

We are one big happy fam ily with Midnight and Lil ah (now Simon and Lilly). Brothe r and sister in the same ca ge since birth. Thank you Augu sta SPCA. You'll be ha pp y to know they have adjusted very well.

As an update, Magnum (now known as Draven) made it through his first snow storm too, with the help of a warm hat. He is so loved and is getting along great with our German Shepherd

This little lady is loving her home almost as much as we love her! Justice Jane Johnson. "JJ" for short has been a highlight! Thank you so much! 16

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Moonshine says thank you for helping me find my furever home!!! I love my big sister, she is helping me come out of my shell!!!!

Lilly Rose has become an important, happy part of our household. She is very friendly with other dogs. She loves to run around, chase, be chased, and wrestle with dogs and humans. She still doesn't know what to do with squirrels, and until she catches one, I won't know either. It is wonderful to have her. I can't wait to see how much more she grows!

Our rescue hound, Chief is one year old today! He's a big goofy affectionate walker hound dog who enjoys eating drywall, electrical cords, couch cushions, and to burn off those empty calories- jumping 4 foot tall gates, and digging in the mud. Happy birthday Chief Chief, hope this year is less shocking with a better menu! So glad he chose us back in April. 17

Donations given in memory and honor of Friends, Pets and Loved ones IN HONOR OF In Honor of Marian Hazlett with memorial to her mother Louise Sorrells Ladies Auxilary No 680 In Honor of LuLu Shirley Meijer In Honor of William Bill Bowman for taking care of "Luther" cat of Howard Sensabaugh Thelma Varner In Honor of Edgar Hailey's Birthday Charles & Martha Robinson In Honor of Bob Scates & "Maddie" Heather & Eric Campbell In Honor of Edgar Hailey on her 95th Birthday Robert and Charlote Kuykendall In Honor of John T. McMarthy on his birthday Joan McCarthy In Honor of Raymond Harris Betty Hull In Honor of Richard Young Family Doug & Martha Degen In Honor of Beth Parrish & Nita & Newell Randall Elizabeth Henley "In Honor of SPCA retirees: Jimmie Lou Engleman, Donna Marshall & Linda Pettry" Larry & Pam Evans In Honor of Boone & Sara Reynolds Sally Rogers In Honor of Patria Brandon Howard & Nancy Mcrae In Honor of Craig ,Nikki, Emma & Jack Nargi Robert & Susan Thompson In Honor of Selena & Scott Rea & Arthur & Francesca Shifflett Dianne & Larry Shifflett In Honor of Dianne Shifflett Selena & Scott Rea In Honor of Jeanne Whitescarver Grover & Margaret Piper In Honor of Dr. Brian Arneson Herbert & Karen Welcher In Honor of Barbara H Grant Howard & Linda Holden In Honor of Dave & Cindy Fuller on their 50th Wedding Anniversary Ernest C. Echols In Honor of Barbara Grant Frank & Donna Kirtley In Honor of Lee & Becky ack David Richie Granbecky In Honor of Karen Bennett Steven Engel In Honor of Kurt Magalis Linda Magalis

In Honor of Bob Scates William J. & Barbara Hutton In Honor of Amy John & Brenda Sutton In Honor of Allen Grove Gail Finnegan In Honor of Janet Bevins from "BoBo" & "Hannah" Cook Harold & Ganelle Cook In Honor of Virginia Crolius Richard Massey In Honor of "Murphy" the W&L Archaeology Dog Sascha Goluboff In Honor of Dr. Mable Kinzie retiring Curry School of Education at UVA Eleanor Wilson Thank You to Edward G. Clymore Elementary School Thank You to Bessie Weller Elementary School Maggie Huffers Class

IN MEMORY OF In Memory of Jacqueline Troy Semple Peggy Desper In Memory of Robert E. "Bob" Mullins Sam & Bev Richardson In Memory of Cindy Nuckols Barbara Rexrode In Memory of Peggy Hughes Mary McNamara In Memory of Bob Mullins Conrad & JoAnn Kurtz In Memory of Jennie Wolanski Mary & Brain Golden In Memory of Phillip James (PJ) Allen S Jean Chadwell In Memory of Jean Wheeler Joan Oswalt In Memory of James (Jim) Weaver Ruth Weaver In Memory of Richard Bonin Judy Bonin In Memory of Joan Marie Patterson Stuarts Draft Baptist Church In Memory of Steve Wisely Doug & Martha Degen In Memory of Anna B. Yates Premier Properties In Memory of Doug Huffman Martin & Patricia Buehler Virginia & Anita Rita Griffith In Memory of Annabelle Yates Charles Bishop In Memory of of Celesta Dexheimer by the Clerk and Members of the VA House of Delegates, Virginia State Capitol


In Memory of Celesta Dexheimer Diane Fox Rebecca Rader Karla Barnes & Kevin Moore Lemon Road Elem Social Committee In Memory of Ravenelle Brammer Constance Shannon In Memory of Missy Meade Lorraine Walwender In Memory of Shirley Landrum Dorsey & Gudrun Kelly In Memory of Dexter Wayne Didawick Jamie Richards In Memory of Jean Kowal Wheeler Darya Thompson In Memory of Scott Thompson Charles & Margaret Brand Thomas & Yvonne Hamrick Carter Machinery Co., Inc Page Shields Charlotte Downing In Memory of Wanda Watson from Linda, Patty, Jaimie, Bryce & Mikey In Memory of Judy Bocock Dwayne, Loretta & Emily Bradley Richard & Deneise Altizer First Bank & Trust In Memory of Raymond Harris & his dog "Kelly" Elizabeth Shelton In Memory of Mrs Dorothy Scott Thompson by the employees, Bondioli & Pavesi In Memory of John & Evelyn Crawford Bruce & Ruth Grover In Memory of Raymond Harris Paige Wagner Nancy T. Webster North Coalter St Food Lion In Memory of Greyam Ingersoll James & Virginia Rovnyak In Memory of Wanda Watson William Berry In Memory of Tony Robertson Charles & Treva Shifflett Dupont Community Credit Union S Jean Chadwell National Wild Turkey Fed. In Memory of Anthony Robertson Ken & Janet Phillips Martha Brooks Charlie & Vickie Burton In Memory of Whitney Parrish Virginia Rhines In Memory of of Dolly Garland Tom & Jane White In Memory of Terry Oliver Judy Cox Charles D Simon In Memory of Pearle Louise Campbell Rowe Presby Women Bethel Church

Donations given in memory and honor of Friends, Pets and Loved ones In Memory of Whitney Parrish Tommy & Peggy Rosen In Memory of Tony Robertson David & Ann Leatherwood In Memory of Pearl Rowe William & Linda Lilliston Staunton Skyline AARP In Memory of Rick Huffer WWRC OT Department In Memory of Terry Oliver & Susan Holland Joe & Liz McCue Raymond & Jean Wilkerson In Memory of Susan Holland Mollie Butler In Memory of Ann Dechurct Raymond & Jean Wilkerson In Memory of Rebekah Linn Mastin Barbara J. Prasse In Memory of Whitney Parrish Scott Adydan Irene, Anne & Bryant Barnes In Memory of Greyam Ingersoll Susan Ziegert In Memory of Adam Coffey Joy Utberg In Memory of Lucille & Wanda Shifflett Charlie, Ed & Lynda Shifflett In Memory of Judy Boyd acknowledge Bruce & Ruth Grover In Memory of Bob Stedge Bruce & Ruth Grover In Memory of Ann Dechert Kenneth & Kay Adams In Memory of Irene Dawson Charles & Margaret Brand In Memory of Norman Coyner Colleen Coyner In Memory of Errol K. Gann Laura Gann In Memory of Hazel Agee Julie Huffamn In Memory of Alice Davis Wood Diana, Walker & Phillip Davis In Memory of Daisy acknowledge Marjorie & Melinda Garmey In Memory of Alice Wood Ernest & Betty East Roanoke College In Memory of Betty Harmon Bruce, Ruth, Bo, Bob, Chubby & Chris In Memory of Maurice Lane Webb Lutz In Memory of Frances Henderson Elizabeth Morris, Darrell and King In Memory of Maurice Lane Beth Brown In Memory of Maurice Lane Larry Jenkins Jr

In Memory of Sammy Bartee and thanks to Janet Bevins at Home Away from Home Sharon Hailey In Memory of Maurice Lane Ken & Janet Phillips In Memory of Desmond Wray Charles & Margaret Brand Steve & Martha McDonough Geraldine Keister S&W Home Appliance VA State Golf Association CK & Susan Polly Ellen McGowan Martha & Paul Vames Thomas Altizer Brian & Sarah Butterfield Judy Bonin Henry & Nancy Carey Ernest & Madalyn Drumheller Hugh B. & Jill Sproul R. D. Dove Frank & Nancy Summers Alfred & Melba Cline Kevin & Rachen Sterling & Family John & Courtney Reynolds Elpis Christian Church Frank & Betty McDonough In Memory of Sarah Steele Gloria & Jerry Walterreit In Memory of Mildred Kimm Nancy & John Giesen In Memory of Bill Linen Tommy & Peggy Rosen In Memory of Richard Beard Tommy & Peggy Rosen Beverley Manor Ruritan Club Robert & Rita Meek Charles & Laura Ballard David & Debbie Caywood ARSPCA Board of Directors In Memory of Harley Kelly Jamie Richards In Memory of June Moore Alice Herbst & Sue Meniklas In Memory of Virginia Brand Albert & Helene Leichter In Memory of Patricia Smiley Martha & Paul Vames Friends at First Bank from her family & friends, Laura Hsiung Sue & Mike Werner Harry & Lisa Disbrow In Memory of Domina Riggs Dunn S. Kay Burnett In Memory of Gerald McKee Samuel & Margaret Rothgeb In Memory of Cecilia Barker Cash Fort Defiance High School Class '64 In Memory of Evelyn White David & Debbie Caywood Chisung Song & Shin Kang Jerry & Roller Shipplett

In Memory of Evelyn White Martha & Paul Vames Joanne & David Davis Robert & Hattie Driver White, Withers, Masincup & Cannaday Helen & Paula Gibbons In Memory of Sandra Richie Elliotts Knob Aerie No 680 FOE Augusta County School SIS Dept Warner Insurance Agency In Memory of Jo Hite Beulah Hill In Memory of Sandra Richie In Memory of Charles Conrad Walton & Judith Wine James & Noland McHone Charles Funkhouser & Pat Loomis Lee & Associates In Memory of Roxanne Dillard Sandra Chapman In Memory of Ginny Guertler Bruce & Ruth Grover In Memory of Mary L. Hise Judy Hupman In Memory of Samuel Cabell Alice Herbst In Memory of Marge Fracher Martin & Patricia Buehler In Memory of Lucas Scarlet Joseph T. Hladky In Memory of Lorraine Kuchar Bruce & Ruth Grover In Memory of Dreama Bryant Gladys Davis Nancy L. Cason Steve & Beth Kingsbury, Janet Sumner & Family & Lisa Steward & Family In Memory of Mary McNamara Wintergreen Resort Brandon Circle Townhs Owners Lucy Pederson John McNamara III In Memory of Marjorie Fracher Cheryl Morris Katherine Myers In Memory of Barbara Grant Jill Webb J. Gray & Janet Ferguson S&W Home Appliance Chris Littell Mr & Mrs. Edward Lovegrove Humes & Barbara Franklin Frank & Donna Kirtley Lisa and Bill Moore Martha & Paul Vames

Donations given in memory and honor of Friends, Pets and Loved ones PET MEMORIALS In Memory of "Casey" beloved dog of Neysa Simmers DC & Frances Wray In Memory of "Sadie" beloved pet of John & Wanda Ocheltree Tommy & Peggy Rosen In Memory of "Packer" beloved pet of Mr & Mrs John Blauvelt Bruce & Ruth Grover In Memory of cats "JD" & "Percie" Edgar M. Hailey JT Hailey In Memory of our pets Charles & Dawn Evans In Memory of "Bonnie" our Scottish Terrier Carl & Barbara Bell In Memory of "Louie" beloved pet of Susan Overton Barbara McGill In Memory of "Whiskas" Louise Painter In Memory of of Kelly's dog "Toby" Kimberly Bleam In Memory of "Sadie Sue" dog of John & Wanda Ocheltree John & Lois Ocheltree In Memory of "Andy" cat of Kim Higgins Patrice Campbell In Memory of "Kitty" beloved pet of Pamela Fox & Dan Layman Sharon & Phillip Spalding In Memory of "Vergil", cat of Rick Barnett Shari Wilson In Memory of "Bob" cat of Brian Flock Family Martha Powell In Memory of "Karma" dog of Aimee & Seth Mowry Sharon & Phillip Spalding Ladonna & William Mowry In Memory of "Princess" beloved pet of Susan Sandridge" Scott & Teresa Childress In Memory of of loved animals George & Neila Luzaich In Memory of "Bear" Glenda & Phillip Colson In Memory of dog of Brennin Moss Heather Durham In Memory of "Buddy"" beloved pet of W A Hill Jr Beulah Hill In Memory of "Coco" Honor "Jake" beloved pet of Jack & Kathleen Wilkers Kathleen Wilkers

In Memory of "BJ", "Coty", "Maggie", "Dudley" beloved pets of James & Brigitta Sensabaugh James Sensabaugh In Memory of "Punky" beloved pet of Nancy Dyer Jayne Powell In Memory of "Butchie" beloved pet of Chip & Sandy Gray Shari Wilson In Memory of "Frederick" beloved pet of Mary Schwaner Ginger Warrick In Memory of "Pippin" beloved pet of Crista Cabe Sharon & Phillip Spalding

In Memory of "Merry" beloved pet of Crista Cabe Sharon & Phillip Spalding In Memory of "Holly Joy" beloved pet of Larry & Carolyn Carver Dale Del Priore In Memory of "Zeke" beloved pet of William & LaDonna Mowry Sharon & Phillip Spalding In Memory of "Casey" beloved pet of Raymond & Jean Wilkerson Betty C. Critz In Memory of "Socks" beloved pet of Darby Moore Dennis & Cynthia Burnett

In Memory of "Brandy" D L Glenn

In Memory of "Gracie Gray", "Miss Bliss" & "Booger" Danny & Teresa Hott

In Memory of "Diesel" beloved pet of Steven, Lynda, Daniel & Kyle Smith Shari Wilson

In Memory of "Ebbie" beloved pet of Cindy Kelley & Jon Cummings Devan & Scott Koehn

In Memory of "Doodle Bug" & Honor "Xena" Amanda Hester

In Memory of "Pinch" Fred & Elizabeth Stone

In Memory of "Cal" beloved pet of Charlie & Diane Wymer "Humes & Barbara Franklin, Jr"

In Memory of "Hojo" beloved pet of Harry & Nancy Marshall Kenneth & Betty Jordan

In Memory of "Bob" beloved pet of Jenny & Terry Mcguire TJ & Dorothy Tysinger In Memory of "Ruby" beloved pet of Virgie & Clif Wilhoit Judy Cox Evelyn Jones In Memory of "Guiness" beloved pet of Tripp, Jean, Brodie, Quinn, Thea, Sloane & Trotter Franklin Humes & Barbara Franklin In Memory of "Stoney" Bruce & Ruth Grover In Memory of "Taska" beloved pet of Karen Joiner Joan McCarthy In Memory of "Sparkles" Beloved pet of Don & Jackie Law In Memory of "Jenna" beloved pet of Joel & Liz Mills Carol Jo & Joe Mills In Memory of "Jimmy" beloved pet of Mark & Sugie Battin Emily & Stuart Cochran Tom & Cindy Roberts In Memory of "Peanut Gibson" Jamie Richards In Memory of "Chance" beloved pet of Leigh Bradley & John Southwick Charles & Margaret Brand In Memory of "Minka" beloved pet of Dick & Ingrid Sevigny Carl & Barbara Bell


Blast from the Past... We received this old photo from 1994 when our Benefit Shop was on Beverley Street. Some of those pictured are:Joan Hewlett, Ruth Grover, Alice Flora and Mayor John Avoli.

s! u t i s Vi 2217 North Augusta Street in the Terry Court Shopping Center The store continues to do well, lots of great items coming in daily! We've got plenty of parking and lots of great treasures! Open Monday-Saturday from 10-4 | 540-886-0444 Accepting donations of your gently used, sell-able items





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Call or watch our facebook page for upcoming clinic dates!! Call for Appointment 540-885-7722

Vaccinations, testing, and services for healthy dogs and cats: All vaccinations: $15 / Deworming: $10 / Feline Leukemia Test: $20 Heartworm/Lyme Test: $20 / Lyme Vaccine $30 Microchip: $20 / Ear Cleaning: $5 Please no flexi-leads on dogs • Cats must be in separate carriers

affordable spay/neuter services available to everyone at the AGNES LAWRENCE SPAY/NEUTER CLINIC Healthy dogs and cats over 8 weeks and weighing at least 2 pounds are eligible for surgery. Must have proof of rabies vaccination.

CATS Females: $50 • Males: $40

DOGS Females: $75 • Males: $75

All dogs over 50lbs $25 additional fee

Other services offered at time of spay/neuter: Vaccinations, deworming, Feline Leukemia testing, Heartworm/Lyme testing, ear cleaning, nail trimming and microchipping.

33 Archery Lane Staunton, VA 24401

Call today to schedule your pet’s surgery! 540-885-7838

123 Main St. Anywhere, MO 11211

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advance drop off: 33 Archery Lane, Staunton VA 24401 • or mail to: P.O. Box 2014 Staunton, VA 24402

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Augusta Regional S.P.C.A. Shelter Hours Tuesday - Thursday 1:00p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Friday - Saturday 12:00p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Sunday 1:00p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Phone: (540) 885-7722 Email: Website:

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Calendar of Events Cause for Paws................... August 13, 2016 Pets in the Park....................August 20, 2016

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Newsletter of the Augusta Regional SPCA, Summer 2016

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