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$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. [...]

2019-08-26T12:41:56-05:00August 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 [...]

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 [...]

2019-08-28T14:40:43-05:00August 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 [...]

2019-07-24T12:34:20-05:00July 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 [...]

2019-08-21T16:44:44-05:00July 19th, 2019|Rescues & Transfers|

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 [...]

2019-06-20T15:51:31-05:00June 20th, 2019|Adoption Promotions|

Name Your Price

From Tuesday, May 21 through Sunday, May 26, 2019, all adoptable dogs and cats 5 years or older at the Atlanta Humane Society's three adoption centers will be "Name Your Price". Name Your Price adoption special sponsored by our friends at Boehringer Ingelheim. Browse Dogs BROWSE CATS [...]

2019-05-21T15:05:25-05:00May 21st, 2019|Adoption Promotions|

Kittens Found in Duffel Bag

The bag was just lying there. Off to the side. A duffel bag in Piedmont Park. And it was making a sound. Not just any sound. It was a cry for help. Multiple cries for help. A good Samaritan couldn't take it anymore. He walked right up and unzipped it. Seven kittens were looking up [...]

2019-06-28T16:12:49-05:00April 30th, 2019|Rescues & Transfers|

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