Sweet Cuddles had horrible matted fur when he came into our care. The mats were so tight, Cuddles couldn't move without being in pain. We needed to provide Cuddles comfort immediately and the mats were so bad, we had to shave him down. But, we didn't want Cuddles to be embarrassed by his new haircut so decided to turn him [...]

Lucky to have you

Templeton was living in a drain sewer. He came into our care underweight and covered in fleas. But, Templeton was lucky. Templeton had you there to provide him support. It's because of you that today, he's resting comfortably in a foster home, able to get the food he needs, and the love he deserves until [...]

By | March 16th, 2017|About Animals, Second Chances, Success Stories|

The Cat’s Pajamas

This holiday season, 80 cats who were rescued from a St. Marys, Georgia large-scale cat rescue during the summer are almost all Home for the Holidays. AHS’ H.E.A.R.T Rescue Team transported the cats to our shelter and set up the Howell Mill auditorium as a free-roaming adoption center, as the cats had been [...]

By | November 2nd, 2016|Heartbeat, Success Stories|

Lizzie’s Story

Lizzie is a three-year-old Beagle mix who had a very rough start in life. Despite her early abuse, Lizzie has a very sweet, calm temperament. She looks up at you with beautiful, trusting brown eyes and loves people and all animals. Lizzie and her seven young puppies were picked up by county animal control outside [...]

By | November 2nd, 2016|Heartbeat, Success Stories|

Honey Bun’s Sweet Story

When Honey Bun was brought to us in April, she was emaciated and had significant hair loss. She weighed only 26 pounds. The owner said that a friend had given Honey Bun to him but she kept losing weight, and he couldn’t afford any more veterinarian care. Honey Bun clearly needed extra tender loving care. [...]

By | October 28th, 2016|Heartbeat, Success Stories|

You Helped Reach Our Goal!

You did it! Your generous support helped us take full advantage of the Matching Gift Challenge to help three times as many animals like The Three Amigos. For that, we can’t thank you enough. Please take a minute to watch this video with a special thank you from us. We appreciate you helping [...]

By | October 25th, 2016|Success Stories|

These Shelties thank you

A few weeks ago, 50 Shetland Sheepdogs were living outside in pens and metal crates. But now, because of you, these Shelties are safe, resting comfortably in new homes. Your support made their rescue possible. Your support made their veterinary care possible. Your support made their new lives possible. We can’t thank you enough, and [...]

By | October 19th, 2016|Rescues & Transfers, Story of Hope, Success Stories|


She was an energetic, spunky little puppy who loved to give kisses, but Molly was struggling to walk and our veterinarians soon discovered she had a fractured leg. We don’t know how it happened, if it was an accident or if someone had intentionally hurt this little girl, but what we do know, is that [...]

By | October 19th, 2016|Rescues & Transfers, Story of Hope, Success Stories|