AHS Blog

AHS Blog


March 21st, 2018|

Dudley desperately needed our help. This gentle 7-year-old lived his life completely outside behind a chain link fence- exposed to all sorts of weather and without enough love or proper care. He was suffering from an ear infection, severe dental disease, and an itchy skin [...]

  • Bow Wow Brunch

Class of 2018 Heroes

March 20th, 2018|

The AHS Heroes is an annual program, designed by nomination, to connect professionals and animal advocates in Atlanta with community service, philanthropy and networking opportunities while providing fundraising support for key AHS programs during our annual Bow Wow Brunch. LEARN ABOUT BRUNCH [...]


March 20th, 2018|

When Butterscotch came into our care from Dekalb County Animal Services, she was covered head-to-toe in painful open sores, her skin infested with itchy mites.  Although we could tell she was uncomfortable, Butterscotch's sweet personality couldn't help but shine through. Despite the fact that she [...]

  • Maizey: The only thing keeping her alive was hope.

The only thing keeping her alive was hope.

March 15th, 2018|

Chances are, you won’t get to meet most of the animals you’ve helped save. You’ll just have to imagine the wagging tails, the contented purring and the love that exists between literally thousands of joyful animals and their new adoptive families . . [...]

Upcoming Events

March 14th, 2018|

Will there be puppies at an event near you? We have a lot of exciting events coming up. Check them out now and mark your calendars! March 20, 2018: Our annual Georgia's Cutest Pet Photo Contest is back! March 24, 2018: Our friends at Georgia [...]

  • ZooPaws

ZOOPAWS – Atlanta’s Pet Adoption Event

March 7th, 2018|

Join Zoo Atlanta and the Atlanta Humane Society for Atlanta's Pet Adoption Event on April 28, 2018 at Zoo Atlanta! ZOOPAWS Atlanta’s Pet Adoption Event April 28, 2018 Zoo Atlanta We'll have more than a hundred dogs and puppies who will be [...]

  • Bubbles

Dear Friends

March 6th, 2018|

Your support of the work we do here at the Atlanta Humane Society is incredible. Your donations enable us to provide animals in need the care and love they deserve. And, especially in the springtime, your support enables us to care for an influx of [...]


March 2nd, 2018|

As soon as we saw Ollie, we knew we had to help. His matted, frail body shook, and we could feel every bone as we held him close and tried to soothe him.  His right eye was missing and severely infected, and his left eye [...]

2018 Telethon

February 28th, 2018|

2018 Atlanta Humane Society Telethon March 8, 2018 Fox 5 Atlanta 5 a.m. - midnight You can save a life during our Telethon on March 8! Your tax-deductible gift helps the Atlanta Humane Society save the lives of more than 11,000 animals each year. [...]

Cause a purrito effect at Chipotle

February 25th, 2018|

Make dinner a selfless act by joining us for a fundraiser to support Atlanta Humane Society. Come in to any Georgia Chipotle location on Thursday, March 29th between 10:45am and 10:00pm. Bring in this flyer, show it on your smartphone or tell the cashier [...]

House Bill 948

February 22nd, 2018|

Join us in opposing House Bill 948. Take action now. House Bill 948 is gaining momentum and could potentially be voted on this week. This bill has the backing of those who support the puppy mill industry and would remove the rights of local governments [...]

$25 Feline Spay/Neuter Special!

February 16th, 2018|

Our feline spay/neuter special is going on NOW through March 31! Just $25 snags you an appointment, a microchip, and a spay/neuter so book your appointment before it's too late! For more information on our low-cost spay neuter appointments and to learn more about [...]

Partnership in Atlanta

February 2nd, 2018|

Contrary to what many believe, not all animal shelters are the same. While most animal welfare facilities share the same goals, there are important distinctions that every animal-loving citizen should know about. Here’s how the Atlanta Humane Society is different from animal control facilities and [...]

Amber was Fading

February 1st, 2018|

Amber was in desperate need of emergency care. She couldn't stand, walk, or even lift her head, had wounds all over her body and was covered head to toe in blood. Your support allowed us to provide her the immediate life-saving care she needed.  Our [...]

Become an Atlanta Humane Society Hero for the Animals!

January 26th, 2018|

SEE THIS YEAR'S HEROES Nominate yourself or someone who has made a difference in the lives of animals and increase awareness of the life-saving animal welfare programs at the Atlanta Humane Society. Each individual will be recognized as a member of [...]

  • 2018 Supporter and Friend

2018 Supporter & Friend

January 17th, 2018|

As we enter 2018 — a year that promises many new challenges — I’m hopeful that I can count on your renewed support for the Atlanta Humane Society (AHS). Your kindhearted generosity gives second chances to many vulnerable dogs and cats like Whitaker and Apricot. [...]


January 8th, 2018|

When our Animal Emergency Services team arrived at the rescue site in Bacon County, GA, our Shelter Medicine Team immediately went to work identifying the most at-risk dogs who needed immediate help. Chester was one of the first dogs to catch our eye, and your [...]

2017… Thanks to you!

January 4th, 2018|

2017 was an incredible year!  In 2017 over 10,000 lives were saved, we sheltered hundreds of animals from the hurricanes, deployed disaster response teams to Texas, transferred over 800 animals to less-crowded shelters in the Northeast, and took in over 60 animals from [...]

Hank and Lucy

January 4th, 2018|

Meet Hank and Lucy! This inseparable duo have been together their whole lives, and they're looking for a forever home together.  They have uniquely adorable personalities... Lucy is a ball of energy and can't stop smiling! Hank is a pretty laid-back dude, and he depends [...]

  • Bacon County Rescue

Bacon County Rescue

December 20th, 2017|

December 20, 2017 - The Atlanta Humane Society went to a property in Bacon County, Georgia after being contacted about more than 60 dogs on a property. The caretaker had fallen ill and was no longer able to care for the dogs. We're working diligently [...]