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April 17th, 2017|Comments Off on Izzy

Izzy was pulled from the mouth of a dog. She was only 10 days old. You can donate now to help provide her care. The dog had found the nest Izzy was living in while out on a walk. When Izzy's mom saw the danger, she swooped up [...]

Georgia’s Cutest Pet Contest

April 14th, 2017|Comments Off on Georgia’s Cutest Pet Contest

  Your pet sure is adorable, but do they have what it takes to be named Georgia's Cutest Pet? We think so, and we know you do too! Enter your pet's photo now! All contest photos will appear online where Georgia can vote for who they [...]


April 11th, 2017|Comments Off on Sparkles

Sparkles was transferred into our care from a local animal control facility today, and she'd love for you to donate to help provide her care! She's suffering from horrible itchy mange that has taken over her entire body. But Sparkles is still just as sweet [...]

ZOOPAWS – Atlanta’s Pet Adoption Event

April 7th, 2017|Comments Off on ZOOPAWS – Atlanta’s Pet Adoption Event

Join Zoo Atlanta and the Atlanta Humane Society for Atlanta's Pet Adoption Event on May 6, 2017 at the Grant Park Picnic Pavilions right outside Zoo Atlanta! ZOOPAWS Atlanta’s Pet Adoption Event May 6, 2017 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Zoo Atlanta Grant Park [...]

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Camping With Senior Dogs

April 6th, 2017|Comments Off on Camping With Senior Dogs

Spring is here, and many of us get the urge to head outdoors and do fun things with our dogs. One of the things many enjoy is camping, and dogs generally make great camping companions. Out of our 4 personal dogs, two are seniors, so [...]


For Pet’s Sake: Include Pets In Emergency Evacuation Plans

April 3rd, 2017|Comments Off on For Pet’s Sake: Include Pets In Emergency Evacuation Plans

Join Diane Robinson and the Atlanta Humane Society in an informative discussion about the necessity of creating an emergency evacuation plan that includes all members of your family, pets included. Presented by Diane Robinson Director of Operations at the Atlanta Humane Society Diane is currently [...]

There’s one name no animal deserves . . . Homeless.

March 31st, 2017|Comments Off on There’s one name no animal deserves . . . Homeless.

The streets can be a sad, lonely place for cats, dogs, kittens and puppies without homes. Hunger gnaws at empty bellies. No soothing voice or gentle hand offers comfort. Fear becomes a way of life. Fortunately, with help from friends like you, the Atlanta Humane [...]


March 28th, 2017|Comments Off on Spot

We've fallen in love with Spot, and we know you will too once you meet this special pup. Spot is partially blind, but he hasn't let that get him down! He's friendly and full of life, and we're sure he'll make a loving and [...]

House Bill 253

March 28th, 2017|Comments Off on House Bill 253

  Animal advocates needed! Join us in opposing the amendment to HB 253.  The opponents of HB 253 have included language that can be harmful to dogs and cats. HB 253 is a special license plate bill that promotes dog and cat sterilization.  An amendment to [...]


March 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on Cuddles

Sweet Cuddles had horrible matted fur when he came into our care. The mats were so tight, Cuddles couldn't move without being in pain. We needed to provide Cuddles comfort immediately and the mats were so bad, we had to shave him down. But, we didn't want Cuddles to [...]

House Bill 144

March 17th, 2017|Comments Off on House Bill 144

UPDATE  3/17/2017: While HB 49 passed yesterday without any amendments, there is still a possibility that HB 144 might be attached to either HB 40 or HB 50.    Sign up for our legislative action alerts now to receive further updates. SIGN UP   We're happy [...]

Lucky to have you

March 16th, 2017|Comments Off on Lucky to have you

Templeton was living in a drain sewer. He came into our care underweight and covered in fleas. But, Templeton was lucky. Templeton had you there to provide him support. It's because of you that today, he's resting comfortably in a foster home, able to get [...]

Toyota of McDonough Adoption and Fundraising Event!

March 16th, 2017|Comments Off on Toyota of McDonough Adoption and Fundraising Event!

Our friends at Toyota of McDonough are the people with the puppies! Join us this Saturday from 9 a.m . - 4 p.m. for a puppy adoption and fundraising event! We're bringing the puppies, and Toyota of McDonough will be donating $200 to AHS for [...]


March 15th, 2017|Comments Off on HB44

  Please help us fight this bill that would make it easier for puppy mills to sell dogs in Georgia. An attempt to prohibit Georgia's cities and counties from passing their own laws to keep cruelly bred puppies out of their pet stores, HB 144, failed to [...]

Canton Puppy Mill Ordinance

March 14th, 2017|Comments Off on Canton Puppy Mill Ordinance

  Your voice is needed to prevent puppy mill cruelty in Canton! This Thursday, March 16, your Canton City Council will vote on an ordinance to prevent puppy mill cruelty by prohibiting pet stores from selling puppies and kittens. Under this proposal, pet stores would [...]


March 13th, 2017|Comments Off on Evie

When I first met Evie and saw her terrible suffering, I knew I had to share her story with you. Because even though it begins on a sad note, it has a happy ending — one that you made possible. This sweet pup [...]


March 10th, 2017|Comments Off on Georgie

Georgie was the first orphaned neonatal puppy brought into our care this year.  Georgie was brought to our Howell Mill Campus with horrible open wounds on her face. Her eyes weren't even open yet, but she was already experiencing life-threatening medical conditions.  We estimated her [...]


March 6th, 2017|Comments Off on Brownie

Cuddle-bug, Brownie is looking for a forever home with lots of comfy napping spots! This handsome 12-year-old cat has long, luxurious fur and a loving personality, making him the perfect kitty to snuggle up with. Brownie has been front and back declawed, so he [...]

Baby Brigade

March 4th, 2017|Comments Off on Baby Brigade

We need your help! With the warm winter we've had, kitten and puppy season is already hitting our facilities! It's only with your support that we can care for these babies, provide them around-the-clock care, and help them grow. We have urgent needs for items on [...]