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Toyota of McDonough Adoption and Fundraising Event!

September 15th, 2017|Comments Off on Toyota of McDonough Adoption and Fundraising Event!

Join us on Saturday, September 23 from 9 a.m . - 4 p.m. for a puppy adoption and fundraising event! We're bringing the puppies and kittens, and Toyota of McDonough will be donating $200 to AHS for every car sold that day. And, [...]

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 [...]


August 25th, 2017|Comments Off on Birdie

Birdie arrived at the Atlanta Humane Society just a few days ago from Fulton County Animal Services. She was covered in painful lesions, and her skin was swollen, itchy, and inflamed.  Today, your donation will be doubled to provide Birdie and animals like her twice [...]


August 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on Rocko

Rocko came to us from Clayton County Animal Control, and although it was clear that he had experienced severe trauma in his life, his eyes were trusting and kind. Your donation today will be doubled to provide Rocko and animals like him twice [...]


August 16th, 2017|Comments Off on Kidnapped

It's not just kitten season - it's everything season! And while the discovery of unattended kittens, baby birds, or even bunnies can seem like a heartwarming chance to save a life, the best course of action may not be what you think. As counterintuitive as [...]


August 7th, 2017|Comments Off on Arnie

UPDATE: Precious Arnie received weeks of top-quality care from our Shelter Medicine Team in a loving foster home, and now he is ready for adoption! All of his hair has grown back, and he is living the good life with his foster brother, [...]


August 6th, 2017|Comments Off on Penelope

She was hiding at a construction site. Scared, alone, covered in filth, and suffering from a painful eye infection. A kind man saw her, swooped her up and brought her to his local county shelter, DeKalb County Animal Services. When she came in, we were [...]

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Kroger Community Rewards

August 2nd, 2017|Comments Off on Kroger Community Rewards

Your Kroger cart isn’t quite full unless you’re supporting the animals at the Atlanta Humane Society through the Kroger Community Rewards program. You can designate the reward points you earn by shopping at Kroger to turn into dollars to help the animals in need here [...]


July 19th, 2017|Comments Off on Reese

Reese was brought to the Atlanta Humane Society just in time. As a full grown Labrador Retriever, he weighed a meager 45 pounds-- he was starving. He needed immediate medical care, and your support allowed us to provide it. Your donation now will ensure we're [...]

The Value of Preparation

July 14th, 2017|Comments Off on The Value of Preparation

When we decide to acquire a dog, we know that we will need to have certain tools and supplies in place before the dog arrives. Those who have owned dogs previously wouldn’t even think of bringing a puppy or dog home without the essentials of [...]

From the President: July, 2017

July 7th, 2017|Comments Off on From the President: July, 2017

Last year, your support helped save thousands of dogs and cats. Today, these animals are thriving with new, loving families, and that gives us so much joy! We’re well on pace to save even more animals this year, and I’m excited to share some of [...]

Searching for a Hospice Home

July 5th, 2017|Comments Off on Searching for a Hospice Home

One day, Smooches woke up and her owner was no longer there.  She had known her for her entire life, lived with her and was loved by her for 15 amazing years. But one day, Smooches woke up to find out that her loving mom had [...]


July 5th, 2017|Comments Off on Gecko

Gecko was thrown from a moving vehicle and hit by a car. His back two legs were broken. Now, he requires daily pain medication, bandage changes, X-rays, and specialized care. Your gift now can help give him the support and comfort he needs to heal. [...]

Kelly was left in a box

July 5th, 2017|Comments Off on Kelly was left in a box

The doorbell rang, and when she got there, no one was at at the door. A figured darted away into the distance, and she heard a small whimper. When she looked down, she saw a sweet puppy, alone in a box, and covered in sores. [...]

Fourth of July Pet Safety Tips

July 1st, 2017|Comments Off on Fourth of July Pet Safety Tips

Fourth of July celebrations are wonderful opportunities for family and friends to gather and celebrate our nation’s independence.  These celebrations include camping, picnics, barbecues and of course, fireworks.  Many of our pets are as intrepid and adventurous as we are and some of them not [...]


June 26th, 2017|Comments Off on Snow

A local animal control agency contacted the Atlanta Humane Society's Shelter Medicine Team in need of assistance; sweet Snow was in dire need of an operation on her leg.  Before the operation, our Veterinarians performed X-Rays in order to fully understand Snow's condition. What they [...]

Ke Ke

June 26th, 2017|Comments Off on Ke Ke

Ke Ke can't wait to meet you! This sweet 9-year-old girl is so ready to find her forever home. Ke Ke can only eat wet food because she has no teeth! But she doesn't mind one bit- she loves wet food! Her favorite is Purina [...]