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November 17th, 2017|Comments Off on Bubbles

Bubbles was found in a car wash- wet, cold, and alone. He was huddled close to his mother who had sadly passed away. A good Samaritan brought him straight into our care, and we knew we had to help. Our Shelter Medicine Team determined that [...]

Joey’s Story

November 15th, 2017|Comments Off on Joey’s Story

Joey and his three siblings were tossed from a moving vehicle, discarded as if they were trash. Joey was hit by a car, and brought to one of our local shelter partners, who contacted us requesting assistance. When Joey arrived in [...]

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Happy Holidays

November 15th, 2017|Comments Off on Happy Holidays

As the holidays approach, we look forward to happy times with loved ones: laughing with friends, reuniting with family from near and far, sharing delicious meals, warmth on chilly days, good cheer and love abounding. For those of us who love our pets like family, [...]

Pets for Vets: Free Pet Adoption for Veterans

November 9th, 2017|Comments Off on Pets for Vets: Free Pet Adoption for Veterans

To thank veterans for their service, the Buckhead Rotary Club, Delta Clipped Wings, Cobb County Honorary Commanders Alumni Association and the United States Marine Corps Coordinating Council of Georgia are teaming up with the Atlanta Humane Society to provide free adoptions to [...]

Petey Needed Us

November 9th, 2017|Comments Off on Petey Needed Us

Petey came to us from our friends at Dekalb County Animal Services with a devastating injury to his leg, and we immediately knew we had to help. After a thorough examination, our Shelter Medicine Team discovered that Petey had a cracked femoral head, which meant [...]


November 3rd, 2017|Comments Off on Gucci

Meet Gucci! This spunky 3-year-old Chow-Chow mix loves to zoooom! He is energetic but also loves to lean up against his favorite people and receive a good rub down. He walks politely on a leash and knows how to "sit" for treats! Come [...]


November 3rd, 2017|Comments Off on Maizey

Maizey came into our care terrified, so pregnant that she could barely walk, and with multiple open wounds on her head. Your support allowed us to provide the critical care she needed. After being examined by our Shelter Medicine Team, we discovered that [...]


October 23rd, 2017|Comments Off on Percy

Percy is special in so many ways- he's handsome, extremely affectionate, endlessly playful, and he needs a little bit of extra attention to manage his diabetes. He came to us during Hurricane Irma and was a resident at our temporary emergency shelter in Roswell. Our [...]


October 20th, 2017|Comments Off on Courtney

Courtney arrived at our temporary emergency shelter the night before Hurricane Irma made landfall-- and it was none too soon. She was covered in deep wounds and walked with a painful limp. She needed immediate medical care, and our Shelter Medicine Team rushed to her [...]

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October 18th, 2017|Comments Off on #SnapYourPet

Hey! These pictures are more than just cute. Each photo unlocked a $1 donation to the Atlanta Humane Society to help homeless pets. Join us and #SnapYourPet. Every picture is worth a dollar! #SnapYourPet and unlock a $1 donation: Add Your Photo #SnapYourPet and [...]

Who will be your boo?

October 15th, 2017|Comments Off on Who will be your boo?

Who will be your boo?! Boo-doption fees on all dogs who weigh more than 40 pounds is $0 from Monday, October 16 - Sunday, October 22! Come out and find love in a new boo.  


October 8th, 2017|Comments Off on Gumby

Gumby was abandoned in a parking lot. Dumped thoughtlessly in a plastic tub, and he was found terrified and whimpering in pain. We wrapped him up and told him it was going to be alright-- he was finally safe.  Our Shelter Medicine Team gave him [...]

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This Dog’s Story Will Touch Your Heart: Bailey

October 4th, 2017|Comments Off on This Dog’s Story Will Touch Your Heart: Bailey

Words can never fully express how much you mean to the Atlanta Humane Society (AHS). You’ve had an incredible impact on the lives of hundreds of dogs and cats here in the metro Atlanta area — like Bailey . . . Bailey was [...]


October 4th, 2017|Comments Off on Ziggy

We first met Ziggy in a small town outside of Orlando, Florida. Hurricane Irma was threatening the entire Southeastern US, and the Atlanta Humane Society took two large vans to Florida to evacuate animals before the storm hit. The instant we saw her, we knew [...]


October 3rd, 2017|Comments Off on Peanut

Today, your donation can help provide comfort to animals in our care.  Poor Peanut came into our care scared to death. His bones are protruding from his side, and he wont let anyone near him. He weighs just 8 pounds. Half of what he should. [...]


September 28th, 2017|Comments Off on Whitaker

He didn't want to eat, was cold, sick to his stomach and depressed. Sweet Whitaker had become a victim to a horrible disease called parvo. Parvo is a harsh reality and most shelters are unable to treat the disease. But, thanks to your incredible support [...]

Hurricane Irma

September 6th, 2017|Comments Off on Hurricane Irma

Our team is working to keep the animals in the path of Irma safe from harm. We've taken in more than 400 animals so far and are preparing for hundreds more. So, what's our biggest need right now? Right now, our biggest need is [...]


September 4th, 2017|Comments Off on Booger

Booger is a staff and volunteer favorite because of his handsome appearance and his overwhelming charm! He loves his regular walks around the cat room, looking in on his fellow residents, and checking out all the corners to see what's new. Booger likes [...]


September 2nd, 2017|Comments Off on Sierra

Sierra came to us from Houston along with 100 other dogs and cats. These pets were already at the Houston SPCA prior to the hurricane, and by transporting them into our care, we're enabling space to be freed up in the shelter there for lost [...]

Hurricane Harvey

August 31st, 2017|Comments Off on Hurricane Harvey

We are being deployed to Houston. We're asking that you help support our team during this time as we head into the disaster. By donating today, your gift will be doubled to provide support to our team and to the animals in the Southeast. Your [...]