A Good Samaritan was on his daily commute when he saw something run in front of his car. He slammed on his breaks and realized what he'd seen was a pint-sized kitten!  But this wasn't just any kitten, this kitten had attitude. She wasn't sure what to think of her savior, so she did what [...]

2018-08-23T15:26:08+00:00August 23rd, 2018|About Animals, Rescues & Transfers, Second Chances|

Oglethorpe Cruelty Case

It came to our attention last week that the Oglethorpe County Sheriff’s Department in Crawford, GA was investigating a potential criminal case involving 16 deceased dogs on a rental property.  Many small, rural jurisdictions like Oglethorpe do not have the ability to transport this many animals in a cooled environment so our Animal Cruelty Unit [...]

2018-08-20T20:47:05+00:00August 20th, 2018|Rescues & Transfers, Uncategorized|


On Wednesday, August 15, the Atlanta Humane Society's Cruelty Investigation Unit brought Charlie and more than 30 other dogs back to Atlanta from a neglect case in Macon-Bibb County. All 32 dogs were living in deplorable conditions. These dogs were not receiving the love or attention they craved or the veterinary care they so desperately [...]

2018-08-20T20:44:11+00:00August 17th, 2018|Rescues & Transfers, Uncategorized|

32 Dogs Removed from Neglect

Yesterday, there were 32 dogs living in horrendous conditions. Laying in their own filth. Suffering and in pain, with no help nearby. But, this morning, these Maltese, Cocker Spaniel, and Chihuahua mixes are feeling love and being cared for by the Atlanta Humane Society. A concern was raised, and the dogs were swiftly removed from the neglect situation [...]

2018-08-16T15:07:05+00:00August 15th, 2018|Rescues & Transfers, Uncategorized|


When Linus came into our care, we knew something was wrong. He could barely stand up, and couldn’t walk on his own. He was dehydrated, confused, and helpless. Our Shelter Medicine Team began running tests on Linus to determine the cause of his neurological issues, and what they found was shocking. His neurological issues were [...]

2018-08-20T20:45:14+00:00August 14th, 2018|Rescues & Transfers, Uncategorized|


Cotton came to the Atlanta Humane Society after she endured a very scary injury- this sweet pup was bitten by a snake! One of our partner shelters asked if we could help with her medical care, so we welcomed her with open arms.  Thanks to your support, our expert Shelter Medicine Team examined her as [...]

2018-08-20T20:45:36+00:00August 8th, 2018|Rescues & Transfers, Uncategorized|


Sweet Clarice came to the Atlanta Humane Society with a severely broken leg. This sweet puppy was in a lot of pain, and we knew we had to help.  The break was severe and required immobilization of the leg for more than six weeks. Clarice was placed in a loving Atlanta Humane Society foster home [...]

2018-08-20T20:48:18+00:00August 8th, 2018|Rescues & Transfers, Uncategorized|

Parvo – Summer 2018

The test was positive. Our worst fears were confirmed, and little Max had was diagnosed with deadly parvovirus. His body shook with chills, his stomach hurt so badly that he couldn't bare to eat, and he had never felt so terrible. In most shelters throughout the Southeast, parvo is a death sentence for puppies. But [...]

2018-07-26T22:18:22+00:00July 16th, 2018|Donate, Rescues & Transfers, Uncategorized|


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