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$5,000 Reward Offered After Dog Shot and Killed

The Atlanta Humane Society and Norred & Associates seek justice for Sassy Just a day before Christmas, Sassy, a 12-year-old Pit Bull mix, was shot in the stomach. She then dragged herself back to her family’s porch where she laid down and died. The family has been seeking information and the Pike County Sheriff Department [...]

By | January 9th, 2017|About Animals, Rescues & Transfers|Comments Off on $5,000 Reward Offered After Dog Shot and Killed

Five Cold Weather Myths

Five Cold Weather Myths : Protecting Your Pet This Winter   Like it or not, winter weather has arrived!  You’ve likely turned up the heat, stocked up on firewood and pulled out the boots and sweaters from storage. But what have you done to prepare your four-legged friends for the chilly weather?  If you think [...]

By | January 5th, 2017|About Animals, Education, Tips & Advice|Comments Off on Five Cold Weather Myths

Meet Giselle

We noticed right away that Giselle couldn't hold her head up straight, but we weren't sure why. Our veterinarians told us the most likely explanation is that she had an ear problem that went untreated before she came to us which left her with a permanent head tilt. Thankfully, it doesn't seem bother Giselle, and we think [...]

By | December 28th, 2016|About Animals, Second Chances|Comments Off on Meet Giselle

Agnes’ Second Chance

Agnes was sick, emaciated, and scared. She was being treated for parvovirus at a local transfer partner when a painful mass popped up on her side and exploded. She received a drain for the mass so it wouldn't get infected. Somewhere along the way, Agnes also developed an upper respiratory infection. We treated [...]

By | December 28th, 2016|About Animals, Rescues & Transfers, Second Chances|Comments Off on Agnes’ Second Chance

Miller’s Second Chance

We didn't know anything was out of the ordinary when Miller first came to us. But our animal care staff noticed he was drinking water and using the bathroom much more than what's normal for a cat his size. Our veterinarians quickly discovered Miller is diabetic. He needs a special diet and [...]

By | December 27th, 2016|About Animals, Second Chances|Comments Off on Miller’s Second Chance

Meet Cassidy

Beautiful Cassidy has been at the Atlanta Humane Society since March, and she's ready to find a forever home! This sassy 4-year-old cat loves to lay in her bed and be petted. Cassidy loves people, and she'll probably give you lots of kisses when she meets you! Cassidy prefers to be the only cat in the [...]

By | December 27th, 2016|About Animals, Second Chances|Comments Off on Meet Cassidy

Keeping Your Pet Safe from the Piedmont Park Coyote

When a coyote is frequenting a park that you and your dog also frequent, what can you do to keep them safe? We asked our resident education expert, Dr. Gloria Dorsey, "Is it safe to take my dog to Piedmont Park?" Fights between a coyote and dog are rare, but it isn't out of the realm of possibility. When you're [...]

By | December 27th, 2016|About Animals, Tips & Advice|Comments Off on Keeping Your Pet Safe from the Piedmont Park Coyote

Update on Maggie

Maggie's skin was red, sore, and extremely irritated when she first arrived at the Atlanta Humane Society. She was cold and emaciated and had lost almost all her fur from mange, an itchy skin infection. She wouldn't eat and would barely move. The mange had compromised her immune system, and we weren't sure [...]

By | December 16th, 2016|About Animals, Rescues & Transfers, Second Chances|Comments Off on Update on Maggie

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