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Guardians Circle Socials

Share your love and passion for the Atlanta Humane Society with your friends and neighbors by hosting a Guardians Circle Social! Socials are mission-based parties that our Guardians Circle members host with the goal of raising awareness of the Atlanta Humane Society’s goals and raising critical funds to help support them. Guardians Circle members can [...]

2019-11-04T17:00:27-05:00November 4th, 2019|Community Involvement, Event: Fundraising|

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 [...]

2019-11-01T15:46:56-05:00November 1st, 2019|A Message from the President|

Discounted Dentals

Basic dentals at the Atlanta Humane Society’s Veterinary Clinic are now $285! Book your FREE consultation online now or by calling 404.875.6420 to see if your pet qualifies. At your consultation, we’ll examine your pet’s teeth to see if they qualify for our discounted basic dental. If they qualify, we’ll also do pre-dental bloodwork at no additional [...]

Pets for Patriots

The Atlanta Humane Society has partnered with Pets for Patriots! For current or former members of the United States military, the Atlanta Humane Society offers fee-waived adoptions for eligible pets after an application is submitted by a military member who is interested in adopting and approved by Pets for Patriots. Please note that once [...]

2019-10-25T16:08:03-05:00October 17th, 2019|Adoption Promotions|

Better in Pairs

Life is better with a friend, and kittens are better in pairs. For a limited time, adopt one kitten for $125, and adopt them a kitten friend for $0. Kittens are tiny feline creatures with a massive amount of energy and curiosity clocking in under the age of 6 months. Kittens must be adopted together [...]

2019-10-15T17:00:44-05:00October 10th, 2019|Adoption Promotions, Homepage Featured Right|

Perry Boulevard

I’m so excited to share with you that the Atlanta Humane Society has finalized the purchase of 5 acres of land just west of the city. This property, located in the Rockdale neighborhood on Perry Boulevard, is across the road from the evolving Quarry Yards development and will be an important new piece in the [...]

2019-10-01T13:51:41-05:00September 22nd, 2019|A Message from the President|

The Petco Foundation supports Atlanta Humane Society’s Shelter Medicine Program

We are so thankful to the Petco Foundation for providing our Shelter Medicine Program with an $80,000 grant to save lives. This Petco Foundation investment will provide 300 shelter animals with approximately four types of services each, including spay and neuter surgeries, medical care, age-appropriate vaccinations, and microchips. Our Shelter Medicine Team provides [...]

2019-09-18T12:59:45-05:00September 18th, 2019|Partners|

Your Love Changes Everything

Like most dogs, Shelley hoped for a life of love and safety. Unfortunately, Shelley’s life in a wretched puppy mill was full of filth, neglect and loneliness. When we rescued her with 32 other dogs, she was suffering and in terrible pain from a complete lack of much-needed medical care. When Shelley got to the [...]

2019-09-11T15:47:08-05:00September 11th, 2019|A Message from the President|

Maltipoos Rescued from Puppy Mill

The Towaliga County District Attorney’s Office and the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department were alerted about the conditions of dogs on a property in Monroe County by a concerned citizen, and during a welfare check, the neglectful and unsanitary environment was discovered. The Atlanta Humane Society was called to assist with the animals. 44 Maltipoo dogs [...]


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