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 vital [...]

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 and [...]

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

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|

Let’s Fight Animal Homelessness

Here is the latest Letter from Cal Morgan, President and CEO of Atlanta Humane Society and SPCA of Georgia, Inc. We have all seen the photos and videos of sad animal faces peering out from behind barred cages in animal shelters, and we have all been moved with compassion by their plight.  Rescue groups throughout [...]

By | March 2nd, 2015|About Animals, Community Involvement, Education, Spay Neuter|

Giving Back: A Volunteer’s Reflection

  We love our volunteers. We really do. Without the over 900 volunteers at both locations, it would not be possible for Atlanta Humane to impact the lives of so many animals throughout the Southeast. While the animals and the shelter benefit from volunteer support, volunteers also benefit as well by spending time with the [...]

By | May 1st, 2014|About Animals, Community Involvement, Volunteering|

Fulfill Your New Years Resolutions

It's one week into January. You've made your resolutions. But maybe you're already starting to waver. You may be telling yourself, "Resolutions are meant to be broken." Not so! 2014 is your year. Let us help you stay strong! Here are some of the most common New Years Resolutions: 1. Lose weight. And/or get fit. [...]