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Two of the 165 German Shepherd Dogs Rescued

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Your Love Changes Everything

Like most dogs, Shelley hoped for a life of love and safety. Unfortunately, Shelley’s life in a wretched puppy mill was full of filth, neglect and loneliness. When we rescued her with 32 other dogs, she was suffering and in terrible pain from a complete lack of much-needed medical care. When Shelley got to the Atlanta Humane Society, her tiny, frail body was matted from head to toe, and she could barely see from the thick mats hanging from her face. At 11 years old, her teeth were completely rotten, which made it exceedingly difficult for her to eat. In [...]

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Maltipoos Rescued from Puppy Mill

The Towaliga County District Attorney’s Office and the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department were alerted about the conditions of dogs on a property in Monroe County [...]

Hurricane Season

Each fall, as hurricanes threaten large parts of the south and east, animals shelters in their path tend to evacuate rather than risk flooding and [...]

Bone Appétit

Bone Appétit

September 18 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

On Wednesday, September 18, 2019, the Atlanta Humane Society will host Bone Appétit, a celebrity chef dinner at 103 West in Buckhead. The evening [...]

New Realm Brewing Adoption Event

New Realm Brewing Adoption Event

September 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for an adoption event like no other right on the Atlanta Beltline at New Realm Brewing Company! You can adopt one of Atlanta's [...]

Free Pet Vaccination Clinic

We’re offering a limited amount of free spay and neuter surgeries thanks to the PetSmart Foundation and Pamela Isdell! The surgery package comes with a [...]

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Georgia Shelters Impacted by Hurricane Dorian The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement (formerly known as SAWA) is working collaboratively with Atlanta Humane Society as well as national and regional emergency response leadership to pair resources [...]

Petco Foundation Holiday Wishes

Has your Atlanta Humane Society adopted pet changed your life? You can help thousands of animals at AHS this year by submitting your adoption story to the Petco Foundation's Holiday Wishes Grant Campaign! Winning [...]

Teddy

When this four-month-old mix was hit by a car her owner took her to a local veterinarian where she was provided a cast. But it all went horribly wrong from there. Teddy's owner didn't take [...]

165 German Shepherds Rescued

On Thursday, January 3, the Atlanta Humane Society’s Animal Protection Unit responded to a neglect case involving approximately 165 German Shepherd Dogs on a property in Metter, GA. After carefully assessing the scene alongside the [...]

Bridget

A tiny kitten. Huddled on the ledge of a bridge off I-20. Cars whizzing past directly under her.  Bridget had no where to run but straight into traffic or straight off a bridge. But then, a [...]

Maggie

A kind man came to our Howell Mill Campus with a tiny puppy curled up in his arms. She was all but skin and bones, and only had a few tiny patches of [...]

Grits

Once a frisky puppy, there was now something terribly wrong with Grits. Her bones were shaking and her body ached. Her temperature dropped and she was refusing to eat. Our Shelter Medicine Team [...]

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