Hiccup came to the Atlanta Humane Society from an overcrowded rural shelter. In his previous home, he'd fallen off a table and injured his spine. He was struggling to walk, so we took him into our care to ensure he got the care he needed. After performing x-rays, we're happy to share that little Hiccup is [...]

2020-01-20T15:23:46-05:00January 19th, 2020|Rescues & Transfers, Uncategorized|


Tangelo came from very humble beginnings. His mother was one of over 40 dogs kept in deplorable conditions at puppy mill in middle Georgia, and by the time we arrived, she was extremely pregnant. She had been forced to give birth to litter after litter of puppies just for profit.  Within 48 hours of being [...]

2020-01-03T01:10:54-05:00January 2nd, 2020|Rescues & Transfers, Uncategorized|

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 [...]

2020-01-23T12:05:30-05:00December 12th, 2019|Homepage Featured Left, Rescues & Transfers|


When Stravinsky arrived at the Atlanta Humane Society, he was just a tiny 8-week-old kitten. The overcrowded rural shelter he came from didn't know about his serious heart condition, but as soon as our Shelter Medicine Team placed a stethoscope on his tiny chest, they knew something was the matter.  This sweet kitten was diagnosed [...]

2020-01-03T01:47:20-05:00December 3rd, 2019|Rescues & Transfers, Uncategorized|


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|


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 [...]

2020-01-15T17:49:08-05:00November 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 [...]