AHS Blog


  • ZooPaws

ZOOPAWS – Atlanta’s Pet Adoption Event

March 28th, 2019|

ZOOPAWS Atlanta’s Pet Adoption Event April 27, 2019 Zoo Atlanta Meet your new best friend … right outside the Zoo! Join Zoo Atlanta and the Atlanta Humane Society for our annual pet adoption event. ZooPaws is back for a THIRD year after more [...]

  • Henry


March 27th, 2019|

Something wasn't quite right with Henry. His development wasn't... "on track" with his other litter mates. His head began to tilt sideways and he struggled to keep his balance.  Our Shelter Medicine Team examined him and prescribed a nutritious diet and placed him in a [...]

  • One of the dogs rescued from a puppy mill in Georgia

Lamar County Puppy Mill Rescue

March 26th, 2019|

We've spent the day tirelessly working in conjunction with the Lamar County Sherrif's Office and the Lamar County District Attorney's Office to process and remove 44 dogs who have been living in neglect. The dogs were matted and living in muddy pens outside in their [...]

  • Abigail


March 26th, 2019|

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 [...]

  • Georgia Pet Foundation spay/neuter licence plate sticker

Buy A Tag. Save A Life.

March 8th, 2019|

When you renew your tags, consider a #GeorgiaPetFoundation tag. $19 of the $25 specialty tag fee will fund local spay/neuter initiatives. It's a sustainable funding source to end pet overpopulation in Georgia. Purchase Georgia Pet Foundation spay/neuter license through your county tax office. Expect tag [...]

  • One of the dogs rescued from a small breed puppy mill

Small Breeds, Big Problem

March 3rd, 2019|

One tiny crate stacked on top of another. A puppy mill with about 500 - 700 Lhasa Apso’s, Shih Tzus, Chihuahuas and other small breed dogs was discovered by local authorities in South Georgia a few days ago. The owner voluntarily relinquished the dogs. Numerous [...]

  • Tail-a-thon: Day of Giving

Tail-a-thon: A Day of Giving

February 18th, 2019|

On March 7, we’re bringing the entire community together with a telethon on multiple Atlanta TV channels to share the lifesaving stories you’ve made possible. And, we’ll be showing everyone how they can make a tremendous impact on the homeless dogs and cats still [...]

  • Maggie

Maggie’s Second Chance

February 16th, 2019|

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 fur on her body. We rushed her into care and [...]

  • Bridget


February 15th, 2019|

You can help us care for Bridget by donating now. Huddled on the ledge of a bridge off I-20. Cars were whizzing past her.  Bridget had no where to turn, no where to run but straight into traffic or straight off a bridge. But [...]

  • Two of the 165 German Shepherd Dogs Rescued

165 German Shepherds Rescued

February 14th, 2019|

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 Candler County Sheriff’s Department, over 150 dogs ranging in age [...]

  • Amber

Amber was Fading

February 13th, 2019|

Amber couldn't stand, walk, or even lift her head, had wounds all over her body and was covered head to toe in blood. Our friends at Fulton County Animal Services picked her up off the street and called us for assistance providing the round-the-clock care [...]

  • Buddy


February 8th, 2019|

Buddy's beloved owner lost his home and was no longer able to care for him after a wound on Buddy's neck became infected and needed immediate attention. After weeks of intensive care, bandage changing, and antibiotics, Buddy's wound healed thanks to our Shelter [...]

  • Free Pet Vaccination Clinic

Free Pet Vaccination Clinics

February 6th, 2019|

Our vaccination clinics are held once a month at different locations across Atlanta. Upcoming dates and locations will be posted on this page as soon as they are made available. At our clinics, all are welcome to bring their dogs or cats, but we [...]

  • Your Donation Receipts

Your Donation Receipts

February 5th, 2019|

You can request copies of your receipts for one-time donations you made online at http://support.atlantahumane.org/site/ReceiptRequest. Online monthly donors will receive an email in early February with all of their 2018 donations attached. The receipt is an Adobe Acrobat PDF file that you can open with [...]

  • Puppy Yoga

Puppy Yoga

January 30th, 2019|

You read that correctly: yoga… with puppies! Puppy Yoga is appropriate for all skill levels and promises to be the most fun you’ve ever had at a fitness class, we promise. While you’re in downward dog pose, puppies will cover your face in kisses, and [...]

  • Game On! Adoption Special

Game On Adoption Special

January 30th, 2019|

Celebrate the big game with $53 dog adoptions & 53% off cat adoptions for all animals over 6 months from January 30 through February 2, 2019. All dogs over 6 months of age are only $53. All cats over 6 months of age are 53% [...]

  • Thank you!

2018.. Thanks to You!

January 11th, 2019|

Thank you for saving lives in 2018! Your generosity is amazing. When we look back on 2018, it’s with tremendous gratitude for friends like you who love animals and share your gifts to care for them. Because of you, more than 10,000 homeless [...]

  • 2019 RENEWAL

2019 Renewal

January 3rd, 2019|

Your compassion for homeless and abandoned animals is heartwarming! And as we enter 2019 — a year that promises many new challenges — I’m hopeful that I can count on you to support the Atlanta Humane Society. With your amazing generosity, you can give many [...]

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