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House Bill 144

UPDATE  3/17/2017: While HB 49 passed yesterday without any amendments, there is still a possibility that HB 144 might be attached to either HB 40 or HB 50.    Sign up for our legislative action alerts now to receive further updates. SIGN UP   We're happy to report that HB 144 failed to pass the House [...]

By | March 17th, 2017|Community Involvement, Legislation|Comments Off on House Bill 144

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|Comments Off on Toyota of McDonough Adoption and Fundraising Event!

HB44

  Please help us fight this bill that would make it easier for puppy mills to sell dogs in Georgia. An attempt to prohibit Georgia's cities and counties from passing their own laws to keep cruelly bred puppies out of their pet stores, HB 144, failed to pass the House of Representatives (thanks to YOUR efforts!). However, [...]

By | March 15th, 2017|Community Involvement, Legislation|Comments Off on HB44

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|Comments Off on Canton Puppy Mill Ordinance

Nominations are now open for AHS Heroes!

Do you or someone you know love AHS? Do you want to support our mission while being recognized for your commitment? Atlanta Humane Society is looking for 20 Heroes to be honored at the Bow Wow Brunch on April 23, 2017 for their dedication to animal welfare. Nominate yourself or someone who has made a [...]

By | February 2nd, 2017|Community Involvement, Donate, Volunteering|Comments Off on Nominations are now open for AHS Heroes!

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