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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 [...]

2019-09-11T15:47:08-04:00September 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 [...]

2019-09-10T12:11:45-04:00September 9th, 2019|Homepage Featured Left, Rescues & Transfers|

$250,000 Matching Gift Extended

I have great news that’s also quite urgent — Our extraordinarily committed friends Charles and Virginia Bagley created a designated fund at the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta in order to benefit the Atlanta Humane Society in perpetuity. Their generosity is enabling a match up to $250,000 for every dollar you give by September 30. [...]

2019-08-26T12:41:56-04:00August 26th, 2019|A Message from the President, Donate|

130 Dogs and 40 Cats

On Friday, August 16, the Atlanta Humane Society responded to a neglect case on a property in Bledsoe County, Tennessee. Over 130 dogs and 40 cats ranging in age and health status were found by local authorities to be living in extremely neglectful conditions. Rescue groups from multiple states, including the Atlanta Humane Society, arrived [...]

2019-08-17T14:57:17-04:00August 16th, 2019|Homepage Featured Right, Rescues & Transfers|

Teddy

When this four-month-old mix was hit by a car her owner took her to a local veterinarian where she was provided a cast. But it all went horribly wrong from there. Teddy's owner didn't take her back to have the cast removed. It was only after the smell turned so horrible that her owner came [...]

2019-08-28T14:40:43-04:00August 14th, 2019|Rescues & Transfers|

$250,000 Matching Gift

I have outstanding news: Our extraordinarily committed friends Charles and Virginia Bagley created a designated fund at the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta in order to benefit the Atlanta Humane Society in perpetuity. Their generosity is enabling a match up to $250,000 for every dollar you give by August 22, 2019. That means your gift [...]

2019-07-24T12:34:20-04:00July 24th, 2019|A Message from the President, Donate|

Grits

Once a frisky puppy, there was now something terribly wrong with Grits. Her bones were shaking and her body ached. Her temperature dropped and she was refusing to eat. Our Shelter Medicine Team ran a parvo test on her... and it came back positive. Most shelters have to euthanize at the first sign [...]

2019-08-21T16:44:44-04:00July 19th, 2019|Rescues & Transfers|

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 [...]

2019-07-10T17:10:45-04:00July 10th, 2019|Adoption Promotions, Homepage Featured Right|

Fee-Waived Adoptions

Dogs and cats six months and up havee $0 adoption fees now through Sunday, June 23, 2019. Regular AHS adoption processes still apply. Don’t miss out on this generous offer. Grab the kids and hurry to the Atlanta Humane Society to adopt your dog or cat! Browse Pets Locations [...]

2019-06-20T15:51:31-04:00June 20th, 2019|Adoption Promotions|

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