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|

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 [...]

2019-12-03T14:08:26-05:00November 26th, 2019|Homepage Featured Left, Rescues & Transfers|


Little Lucille was wandering the streets alone, and as the temperatures started to drop, she wondered what she would do to stay warm since she lost almost all of her fur to mange. She didn't have a place to call home, and her belly was aching from hunger. She had no one, and she needed [...]

2019-12-02T17:23:08-05:00November 20th, 2019|Homepage Featured Left, Rescues & Transfers|

Lola Needed Surgery

Lola was brought to the Atlanta Humane Society when her previous owners were no longer able to care for her. We took Lola in and gave her a full physical exam which revealed something unexpected and catastrophic: Lola had a torn ACL, which is a crucial ligament in her back left leg. This [...]

2019-11-15T17:06:15-05:00November 1st, 2019|Rescues & Transfers, Success Stories|


When a Good Samaritan walked through our doors holding tiny Malibu, the worried look on her face told us everything we needed to know. As she was driving on Interstate 285, she spotted a tiny kitten limping across the road barely being missed by speeding cars, and her heart stopped.  She pulled over [...]

2019-11-04T16:15:49-05:00November 1st, 2019|Rescues & Transfers|

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 [...]

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 [...]


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|


When little Harriet (now named Pippa) arrived at the Atlanta Humane Society, it was hard to tell what kind of animal she was. At 8-weeks-old, she was less than two pounds and covered head-to-toe in itchy, painful sores. A quick diagnostic test confirmed that this sweet girl had demodectic mange, which was making her miserable. [...]

2019-07-24T14:35:56-04:00July 23rd, 2019|Homepage Featured Left, Rescues & Transfers|