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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, and what they found was shocking. His neurological issues were [...]

2018-11-17T00:26:06+00:00September 20th, 2018|Rescues & Transfers|


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 whole happy life in front of him! Your donation helps heal [...]

2018-11-16T23:53:35+00:00September 19th, 2018|Rescues & Transfers, Success Stories|


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 her hair to fall out and for her skin to [...]

2018-11-17T00:01:47+00:00September 13th, 2018|Donate, Rescues & Transfers|

Petco Foundation Holiday Wishes

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 they adopted from will receive up to $100,000 in lifesaving [...]

2018-11-17T00:18:28+00:00September 4th, 2018|Partners, Pet Care|


Toodles is a precious 1-year-old Shih-tzu mix, and this little guy has a big problem. We aren't sure how it happened, but Toodles ended up at DeKalb County Animal Services with a severely broken femur. X-rays revealed that the bone was badly damaged, and Tootles was unable to use the leg at all.  Our Shelter [...]

2018-11-17T00:15:41+00:00August 30th, 2018|Rescues & Transfers|


A Good Samaritan was on his daily commute when he saw something run in front of his car. He slammed on his breaks and realized what he'd seen was a pint-sized kitten!  But this wasn't just any kitten, this kitten had attitude. She wasn't sure what to think of her savior, so she did what [...]

2018-11-17T00:23:23+00:00August 23rd, 2018|Rescues & Transfers, Second Chances|

5th Anniversary of Dog-Fighting Case

August 23, 2018 is the 5-year anniversary of the second largest dog-fighting bust in U.S. history (“367 case”). 367 dogs were found living in deplorable conditions after raids were conducted in Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia. The ASPCA partnered with the United States Attorney’s Office and the Federal Bureau of Investigation to remove the dogs from the [...]


On Wednesday, August 15, the Atlanta Humane Society's Cruelty Investigation Unit brought Charlie and more than 30 other dogs back to Atlanta from a neglect case in Macon-Bibb County. All 32 dogs were living in deplorable conditions. These dogs were not receiving the love or attention they craved or the veterinary care they so desperately [...]

2018-11-18T00:46:41+00:00August 17th, 2018|Rescues & Transfers|