AHS Blog


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Guardians Circle Socials

November 4th, 2019|

Share your love and passion for the Atlanta Humane Society with your friends and neighbors by hosting a Guardians Circle Social! Socials are mission-based parties that our Guardians Circle members host with the goal of raising awareness of the Atlanta Humane Society’s goals and raising [...]

Lola Needed Surgery

November 1st, 2019|

Lola was brought to the Atlanta Humane Society when her previous owners were no longer able to care for her. We took Lola in and gave her a full physical exam which revealed something unexpected and catastrophic: Lola had a torn ACL, which [...]

  • Malibu


November 1st, 2019|

When a Good Samaritan walked through our doors holding tiny Malibu, the worried look on her face told us everything we needed to know. As she was driving on Interstate 285, she spotted a tiny kitten limping across the road barely being missed [...]

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2019 Holiday Drive to Save Lives

November 1st, 2019|

The holidays are a special time filled with love, sharing and, most importantly, family. Like all puppies, Trey and his five littermates wanted nothing more than to be cuddled up safely in a warm place. But life wasn’t kind to them. They were left alone [...]

  • Discount Dental Days

Discounted Dentals

October 22nd, 2019|

Basic dentals at the Atlanta Humane Society’s Veterinary Clinic are now $285! Book your FREE consultation online now or by calling 404.875.6420 to see if your pet qualifies. At your consultation, we’ll examine your pet’s teeth to see if they qualify for our discounted basic dental. If [...]

  • Duluth Adoption Center Grand Opening Celebrations

Duluth Adoption Center Grand Opening Celebrations

October 22nd, 2019|

Celebrate our new Duluth Adoption Center with adoption specials at all our locations for one weekend only! Atlanta Humane Society Duluth Adoption Center Grand Opening Celebrations! Friday, October 25 - Sunday, October 27 12 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. each day! 2148 Duluth Highway Duluth, GA [...]

  • Pets for Patriots

Pets for Patriots

October 17th, 2019|

The Atlanta Humane Society has partnered with Pets for Patriots! For current or former members of the United States military, the Atlanta Humane Society offers fee-waived adoptions for eligible pets after an application is submitted by a military member who is interested in adopting [...]

  • Better in Pairs

Better in Pairs

October 10th, 2019|

Life is better with a friend, and kittens are better in pairs. For a limited time, adopt one kitten for $125, and adopt them a kitten friend for $0. Kittens are tiny feline creatures with a massive amount of energy and curiosity clocking in under [...]


October 3rd, 2019|

When Stravinsky arrived at the Atlanta Humane Society, he was just a tiny 8-week-old kitten. The overcrowded rural shelter he came from didn't know about his serious heart condition, but as soon as our Shelter Medicine Team placed a stethoscope on his tiny chest, they [...]

  • Toby

Give today to save animals like Toby!

October 2nd, 2019|

Your support does incredible things year-round for the Atlanta Humane Society. Because of your gifts, so many homeless and neglected animals in our community get a second chance. Every gift you give to AHS is put to use thoughtfully and efficiently to help as many [...]

  • Perry Boulevard

Perry Boulevard

September 22nd, 2019|

I’m so excited to share with you that the Atlanta Humane Society has finalized the purchase of 5 acres of land just west of the city. This property, located in the Rockdale neighborhood on Perry Boulevard, is across the road from the evolving Quarry Yards [...]

  • Shelley

Your Love Changes Everything

September 11th, 2019|

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 [...]

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Maltipoos Rescued from Puppy Mill

September 9th, 2019|

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 by a concerned citizen, and during a welfare check, the neglectful and unsanitary environment was discovered. The Atlanta Humane Society [...]

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Does Your Shelter Need Help?

September 5th, 2019|

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 with the needs for animals and pet owners in affected [...]

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Hurricane Season

August 30th, 2019|

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 catastrophe. As Atlanta sits just outside most emergency areas, AHS is asked to take in large numbers of dogs and [...]

  • Petco Foundation Holiday Wishes

Petco Foundation Holiday Wishes

August 28th, 2019|

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 adopters will receive a Petco shopping spree, and the organization [...]

  • Harriet

$250,000 Matching Gift Extended

August 26th, 2019|

I have great news that’s also quite urgent — Our extraordinarily committed friends Charles and Virginia Bagley created a designated fund at the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta in order to benefit the Atlanta Humane Society in perpetuity. Their generosity is enabling a match up [...]

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130 Dogs and 40 Cats

August 16th, 2019|

On Friday, August 16, the Atlanta Humane Society responded to a neglect case on a property in Bledsoe County, Tennessee. Over 130 dogs and 40 cats ranging in age and health status were found by local authorities to be living in extremely neglectful conditions. Rescue [...]

  • Teddy


August 14th, 2019|

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 her back to have the cast removed. It was only [...]

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