AHS Blog


  • Black Furday. Name your own adoption price.

Black Furday

November 20th, 2018|

Name your own adoption price this Black Furday. All pets 6 months and up who have an black fur on them go home for a donation of your choice this Friday, November 23, 2018. Browse Dogs Browse Cats

  • Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving Pet Tips

November 17th, 2018|

'Tis the season for friends, family and holiday feasts—but also for possible distress for our animal companions. Pets won’t be so thankful if they munch on under-cooked turkey or an unfriendly floral arrangement, or if they stumble upon an unattended alcoholic drink. Watch out for [...]

  • 2018 Holiday Drive to Save Lives

2018 Holiday Drive to Save Lives

November 2nd, 2018|

Thanks to your incredible kindness, this holiday season will be much happier for a sweet puppy named Dabble (pictured). He came to Atlanta Humane Society unable to put any weight on his left front leg. Every step was a painful struggle. Our Shelter Medicine Team [...]

  • Terrell County Rescue

40 Dogs Rescued from Puppy Mill

November 2nd, 2018|

Today, our Animal Cruelty Unit brought 40 severely neglected dogs to Atlanta from a puppy mill situation in south Georgia. All 40 animals will need extensive medical evaluation and care, and many are matted head-to-toe and suffering from heartworm disease and other illnesses. The dogs [...]

  • Murray County Rescue

Atlanta City Council Anti-Puppy Mill Legislation

November 2nd, 2018|

UPDATE: On Monday, November 5, the Atlanta City Council voted unanimously to prohibit the retail sale of dogs and cats from puppy mills in the City of Atlanta. This is a landmark victory for the welfare of animals in Atlanta, and the Atlanta Humane Society [...]

  • Free Pet Vaccination Clinic

Free Pet Vaccination Clinics

November 1st, 2018|

All are welcome to bring their dogs or cats to these free vaccination clinics brought to you by the Atlanta Humane Society. We will only be able to provide services to the first 100 pets so please arrive early! We are offering the following free [...]

  • Celebrate Novempurr!

Celebrate Novempurr!

October 31st, 2018|

Celebrate Novempurr! Adopt an adult cat for $0 from November 1 - 4. All cats one year and older have their adoption fee waived at the Atlanta Humane Society from Thursday, November 1 through Sunday, November 4, 2018. VIEW CATS [...]

  • Dabble


October 30th, 2018|

Our friends at a tiny animal rescue in Irwinton, GA reached out to ask a big favor... they weren't sure what was the matter with a little puppy in their care, but they knew something wasn't right. He couldn't bear any weight on [...]

  • Hot dog!

Halloween Safety for Pets

October 25th, 2018|

Virtually everything we love about Halloween – candy, costumes, jack-o-lanterns and the party atmosphere, can become a source of fear or harm to our pets.  Because pets are such integral members of our families, we should ensure that the holiday is as safe and fun [...]

  • Bucky


October 5th, 2018|

Tiny Bucky was brought to our friends at Dekalb County Animal Services with a severe injury- he couldn't put any weight on his front left paw, so they reached out to us, and we gladly took this guy into our care.  Our expert Shelter Medicine [...]

  • Samantha


October 5th, 2018|

Samantha arrived at the Atlanta Humane Society seeking refuge from Hurricane Florence. When she was carried off the truck, we knew she needed more help than most of the other pups that arrived with her. Our Shelter Medicine Team immediately began working on sweet Samantha [...]

  • Mickey

Life was cruel for Mickey

October 1st, 2018|

It’s incredible what your support does year-round for the Atlanta Humane Society. I want you to know that every gift you give is used carefully and efficiently to save the lives of hundreds of dogs and cats in the metro Atlanta area. Because of you, [...]

  • Miggie


September 28th, 2018|

In anticipation of Hurricane Florence, many Carolina shelters were pleading to clear space in their shelters so that they would be able to take in as many displaced animals as possible. Miggie came to the Atlanta Humane Society from one of those Carolina shelters, and [...]

  • Abigail


September 22nd, 2018|

Abigail was rescued from a cruel and neglectful situation in Murray County, GA. She and 77 other dogs were living in squalor with dirty water, little food, and no access to much-needed medical care. Your support allowed us to bring these sweet souls [...]

  • Petunia


September 22nd, 2018|

Her face should have been soft, bright white, and hopeful. Instead, she was tinged brown, fleas crawling all around in her matted fur, and her eyes were pleading for help. Perhaps for the first time, Petunia was safe. And she would soon know what it [...]

  • Dog rescued from the path of Hurricane Florence.

Hurricane Florence

September 21st, 2018|

We’re taking in more dogs and cats who have become displaced from Hurricane Florence. We’ll be taking in dogs and cats from the Guilford County Department of Animal Services in Greensboro, North Carolina to make space for animals there who have become displaced from Hurricane [...]

  • Linus


September 20th, 2018|

When Linus came into our care, we knew something was wrong. He could barely stand up, and couldn’t walk on his own. He was dehydrated, confused, and helpless. Our Shelter Medicine Team began running tests on Linus to determine the cause of his neurological issues, [...]

  • Just One: Atlanta Humane Society Fundraiser

Just One Celebration Event

September 19th, 2018|

It takes just one person to change the life of an animal. Will you be that person? With more than 11,000 animals relying on the Atlanta Humane Society each year for medical care, love and support, we’re asking you to step up and change the [...]

  • Hutch


September 19th, 2018|

Hutch had a broken heart. One of his valves was so small, blood wasn't moving through his heart properly. Without surgery, he would only survive a few months. A gracious donor provided the funds needed for Hutch's surgery, and after a successful recovery, Hutch has a [...]

  • Ella


September 13th, 2018|

Ella made the long journey from the South Carolina coast seeking refuge from Hurricane Florence. She arrived at midnight along with 34 other dogs who evacuated ahead of Hurricane Florence's landfall. Sweet Ella is covered head-to-toe in itchy mange, a skin condition that caused all [...]

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