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So far Amanda Harris has created 45 blog entries.

Clover

Last week, our Animal Protection Unit responded to an urgent puppy mill situation in Lamar County, GA where 44 dogs were living in extreme neglect. Many were nearly starving, most were covered head-to-toe in painful mats, and they had no hope. One of these dogs was Clover. She was in a kennel all by herself [...]

2019-03-21T12:25:36-04:00March 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|

Abigail

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 back to Atlanta. Sweet Abigail was covered head to toe [...]

2019-03-07T17:21:36-04:00February 17th, 2019|Rescues & Transfers|

Harriet

When little Harriet arrived at the Atlanta Humane Society, it was hard to tell what kind of animal she was. At 8-weeks-old, she was less than two pounds and covered head-to-toe in itchy, painful sores. A quick diagnostic test confirmed that this sweet girl had demodectic mange, which was making her miserable.   Her skin was [...]

2019-02-15T17:35:38-04:00February 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Buddy

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 Medicine Team. He was placed up for adoption where his [...]

2019-02-15T13:30:44-04:00February 8th, 2019|Success Stories|

Joel

The door opened and... We could see him, but he couldn't see us. Joel's whole body was matted, and his face was tangled with painful burrs that were making it difficult for him to see. He needed immediate care. Our Shelter Medicine Team carefully groomed Joel and cleaned his infected ears and dirty teeth. After [...]

2019-01-02T15:45:02-04:00December 31st, 2018|Rescues & Transfers, Success Stories|

Rescued Poodles

UPDATE: One of the Standard Poodles has already been adopted, and the other two are finishing up treatment for their ear infections after receiving a much-needed grooming. Don't they look great?! After one of their owners passed away and the other was diagnosed with cancer, these poodles needed somewhere to go. Their care had become [...]

2019-01-07T14:38:59-04:00December 31st, 2018|Rescues & Transfers|

Levi

Levi's previous owner didn't know what to do. She brought him to us begging for help, and we knew that this little guy still had some fight left in him. His back legs are partially paralyzed, which makes it impossible for him to run and play like a normal dog. He drags his injured legs [...]

2018-12-27T15:07:02-04:00December 20th, 2018|Donate, Homepage Featured Left, Rescues & Transfers|

Dabble

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 his front left leg, and it seemed to cause him [...]

2018-12-28T16:22:35-04:00December 13th, 2018|Donate, Rescues & Transfers|

40 Dogs Rescued from Puppy Mill

Today, our Animal Protection 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 range in age from 7 months to twelve years, and [...]

2019-01-22T14:37:54-04:00December 13th, 2018|Rescues & Transfers|

Toby

As soon as he entered our care, we knew something wasn't right with little Toby. One of his front legs caught the attention of our Shelter Medicine Team, and they soon realized why this little guy was having trouble walking. They carefully examined him and realized that this tiny puppy had a severe [...]

2018-12-28T16:22:46-04:00December 13th, 2018|Rescues & Transfers|

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