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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 think should be named Georgia's Cutest pet. You can also share [...]

By | April 14th, 2017|About Animals, Donate|

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 Picnic Pavilion 840 Cherokee Ave SE Atlanta, GA 30315 We'll [...]

By | April 7th, 2017|Adoption Promotions|

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 the Director of Operations at the Atlanta Humane Society’s Mansell [...]

By | April 3rd, 2017|Events, Pet Care|

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 Society (AHS) offers a safe haven and medical care for [...]

By | March 31st, 2017|Donate|

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 HB 253 would take away local government’s funding that is [...]

By | March 28th, 2017|Community Involvement, Legislation|

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 every car sold that day. And, they'll even MATCH any [...]

By | March 16th, 2017|Adoptions, Community Involvement|

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 be required to provide adoptable animals from your local shelter [...]

By | March 14th, 2017|Community Involvement, Legislation|

From the President: March, 2017

Dear Friends: Advancing animal welfare and improving the lives of animals in the Southeast is the duty of our entire community. This community includes animal welfare advocates and supporters like you as well as the many animal welfare organizations in our area. Collaborations between these animal welfare organizations are key, especially considering our [...]

By | March 1st, 2017|A Message from the President|

THANK YOU TO OUR CORPORATE CHAMPIONS