House Bill 144

On Friday, January 27, 2017, House Bill 144 was introduced in the Georgia Legislature which would prohibit local ordinances regarding the sale of cats and dogs by retail pet stores and continue to allow those retail pet stores to obtain their animals from out-of-state unlicensed breeders and puppy mills. Thank you for taking action on [...]

By | February 2nd, 2017|Community Involvement, Legislation|Comments Off on House Bill 144

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!

We Need Volunteers For The 2016 Walk for the Animals!

Over 100 volunteers are needed for a variety of tasks including, but not limited to, load-in/load-out, registration assistance, providing directions, distributing AHS information, manning water stations and more. Shifts will be available on both Saturday, October 15 and October 16 at our Howell Mill Campus for staging and loading, and at the event on Sunday, [...]

By | October 2nd, 2016|Community Involvement, Volunteering|Comments Off on We Need Volunteers For The 2016 Walk for the Animals!

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|Comments Off on Let’s Fight Animal Homelessness

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|Comments Off on Giving Back: A Volunteer’s Reflection

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. [...]

By | January 6th, 2014|About Animals, Adoptions, Community Involvement, Dog Training, Education, Mansell Campus, Spay Neuter, Success Stories, Tips & Advice, Uncategorized, Volunteering, Wellness Hospital|Comments Off on Fulfill Your New Years Resolutions