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Maggie’s Second Chance

December 1st, 2016|Comments Off on Maggie’s Second Chance

On Saturday, a kind man came to our Howell Mill Campus with a tiny puppy curled up in his arms. She was all but skin and bones, and only had a few tiny patches of fur on her body. We rushed her into [...]

The Space Between the Notes

November 27th, 2016|Comments Off on The Space Between the Notes

NOTE: this piece was originally published on the author's blog. It is used with permission. Most dog owners are pretty familiar with how to meet a dog’s basic needs. These include quality food, fresh water, proper shelter, proper grooming, and veterinary care. Dogs require the [...]

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Chihuahuas Rescued

November 25th, 2016|Comments Off on Chihuahuas Rescued

There were 34 animals in the house, all roaming free, tramping about in their own feces. When animal control received the call, they were told to bring their hazmat suits and prepare for the vile state the house was in. Out of these animals were [...]

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Giving Tuesday

November 25th, 2016|Comments Off on Giving Tuesday

Atlanta Humane Society has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Occurring this year on November 29, #GivingTuesday is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving (in [...]

Evie’s Second Chance

November 23rd, 2016|Comments Off on Evie’s Second Chance

At just six-months-old, Evie has already been through so much pain. She's suffering from demodex, a skin disease that has caused painful, open lesions to spread across her body. This sweet puppy loves to be pet, but there's hardly a single spot on her body that's not [...]

Thanksgiving Pet Tips

November 22nd, 2016|Comments Off on Thanksgiving Pet Tips

  'Tis the season for friends, family and holiday feasts—but also for possible distress for our animal companions. Pets won’t be so thankful if they munch on under-cooked turkey or an unfriendly floral arrangement, or if they stumble upon an unattended alcoholic drink. Watch out [...]

Willie’s Second Chance

November 21st, 2016|Comments Off on Willie’s Second Chance

Willie was brought to the Atlanta Humane Society from one of our transfer partners, a Border Collie/ Kangaroo mix who was destined to our steal hearts. He went through the normal vet process of spay/neuter surgery and vaccinations, and soon after, we noticed that Willie had an odd “pulse” on [...]

Meet Lulu

November 21st, 2016|Comments Off on Meet Lulu

Plott Hound mix Lulu is a real looker with a smashing personality to match! This 2-year-old sweetheart will greet you with imploring eyes, just begging for a walk outside! She’s great on the leash and has quickly mastered her basic tricks. Lulu is a clever [...]

Meet Boss!

November 15th, 2016|Comments Off on Meet Boss!

Boss is a 9-year-old staffy mix who's hanging out in a foster home until he finds his forever love. He's adored by all and his foster mom has this to say about her foster cutie: "His name is Boss which in some respects fits because [...]