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So far John Scharff has created 16 blog entries.

Become an Atlanta Humane Society Hero for the Animals!

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 Atlanta’s AHS Heroes and honored for his/her professional, civic or philanthropic achievements at the Bow Wow Brunch [...]

By | 2018-02-21T14:36:23+00:00 January 26th, 2018|Community Involvement, Donate, Volunteering|

2018 Supporter & Friend

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. Sweet Whitaker, a tiny Maltese mix, had become a victim [...]

By | 2018-01-25T13:50:45+00:00 January 17th, 2018|Donate|


Hey! These pictures are more than just cute. Each photo unlocked a $1 donation to the Atlanta Humane Society to help homeless pets. Join us and #SnapYourPet. Every picture is worth a dollar! #SnapYourPet and unlock a $1 donation: Add Your Photo #SnapYourPet and unlock a $1 donation: Add Your Photo

By | 2017-10-18T16:42:28+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Community Involvement, Donate|

Kroger Community Rewards

Your Kroger cart isn’t quite full unless you’re supporting the animals at the Atlanta Humane Society through the Kroger Community Rewards program. You can designate the reward points you earn by shopping at Kroger to turn into dollars to help the animals in need here at the Atlanta Humane Society simply by using your Kroger [...]

By | 2017-08-04T15:29:43+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|Community Involvement, Donate|

From the President: July, 2017

Last year, your support helped save thousands of dogs and cats. Today, these animals are thriving with new, loving families, and that gives us so much joy! We’re well on pace to save even more animals this year, and I’m excited to share some of the happy endings these animals are experiencing — all thanks [...]

By | 2017-09-07T00:27:09+00:00 July 7th, 2017|A Message from the President|

Oscar Wilde Survives

When Oscar Wilde stopped eating all of his breakfast and developed loose bowels, the first thinkg the medical team of the Atlanta Humane Society did was check him for parvo. His test came back positive. There is no cure for this highly-contagious disease, which is rampant in the Atlanta area during warm months. The only [...]

By | 2017-06-06T12:44:11+00:00 May 25th, 2017|Donate, Rescues & Transfers|

Georgia’s Cutest Pet Contest

  Your pet sure is adorable, but do they have what it takes to be named Georgia's Cutest Pet? We think so, and we know you do too! Enter your pet's photo now! All contest photos will appear online where Georgia can vote for who they think should be named Georgia's Cutest pet. You can also share [...]

By | 2017-04-25T14:48:29+00:00 April 14th, 2017|About Animals, Donate|

ZOOPAWS – Atlanta’s Pet Adoption Event

Join Zoo Atlanta and the Atlanta Humane Society for Atlanta's Pet Adoption Event on May 6, 2017 at the Grant Park Picnic Pavilions right outside Zoo Atlanta! ZOOPAWS Atlanta’s Pet Adoption Event May 6, 2017 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Zoo Atlanta Grant Park Picnic Pavilion 840 Cherokee Ave SE Atlanta, GA 30315 We'll [...]

By | 2017-04-07T16:16:33+00:00 April 7th, 2017|Adoption Promotions|

For Pet’s Sake: Include Pets In Emergency Evacuation Plans

Join Diane Robinson and the Atlanta Humane Society in an informative discussion about the necessity of creating an emergency evacuation plan that includes all members of your family, pets included. Presented by Diane Robinson Director of Operations at the Atlanta Humane Society Diane is currently the Director of Operations at the Atlanta Humane Society’s Mansell [...]

By | 2017-04-03T18:32:33+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|Events, Pet Care|

There’s one name no animal deserves . . . Homeless.

The streets can be a sad, lonely place for cats, dogs, kittens and puppies without homes. Hunger gnaws at empty bellies. No soothing voice or gentle hand offers comfort. Fear becomes a way of life. Fortunately, with help from friends like you, the Atlanta Humane Society (AHS) offers a safe haven and medical care for [...]

By | 2017-03-31T17:58:30+00:00 March 31st, 2017|Donate|