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2019… Thanks to You!

Tails are wagging and hearts are purring this morning. The lights are on, bowls are filled, crates are cleaned, and dogs and cats are meeting their new families. Because of you. In 2019, you helped animals across our community in more ways than ever before. With your support, it's exciting to think about [...]

2020-01-06T10:55:13-05:00January 3rd, 2020|A Message from the President, Thank You|

Your Donation Receipts

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 January with all of their 2019 donations attached. The receipt is an Adobe Acrobat PDF file that you can open with Adobe Acrobat Reader. If you do not have Adobe Reader, you [...]

2020-01-16T10:45:18-05:00January 1st, 2020|Homepage Featured Right, Thank You|

Both Puppies

Both in a crate only big enough for one. Abby and Emmy were stuck at an overcrowded rural shelter without access to medical resources. Due to neurological challenges, both puppies developed eye problems, loss of hearing, and started walking continuously in circles. Yet no veterinarian came... and no one came to adopt them either. Both [...]

2020-01-23T12:05:30-05:00December 12th, 2019|Homepage Featured Left, Rescues & Transfers|

2019 Holiday Drive to Save Lives

The holidays are a special time filled with love, sharing and, most importantly, family. Like all puppies, Trey and his five littermates wanted nothing more than to be cuddled up safely in a warm place. But life wasn’t kind to them. They were left alone and abandoned at an apartment complex without their mother. At [...]

2019-12-18T11:31:01-05:00December 12th, 2019|A Message from the President|

Make a Tax-Free Gift From Your IRA

You’ve worked hard, saved diligently and are ready to enjoy your retirement years. Maybe you’re also looking for a way to give back to the organizations and causes that have been important to you. Consider making a gift from your IRA. If you’re 70½ or older, you can use the IRA charitable rollover to make [...]

2020-01-07T12:34:09-05:00December 11th, 2019|Donate, Planned Giving|


She must have crawled under the car for safety. How does a kitten who can't walk find herself on a busy street in downtown Atlanta? Covered in fleas, underweight, and unable to walk, Martina came into our care at our West Midtown location. After a flea bath, a lot of food, and several days working [...]

2019-12-05T15:31:38-05:00December 3rd, 2019|Homepage Featured Right, Rescues & Transfers|

Puppy Yoga

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 when you’re in cobra pose, perhaps a puppy will climb [...]

2019-12-18T11:31:36-05:00December 1st, 2019|Events|

Low-Cost Dentals

At the Atlanta Humane Society Veterinary Center, we believe pets should have access to affordable, quality dental care. That's why we offer two low-cost dental cleaning packages for Atlanta's pets. Dental cleanings are booked after you have a dental consultation with an AHS Veterinarian, and they have examined your pet to determine which package they [...]