Buy A Tag. Save A Life.

When you renew your tags, consider a #GeorgiaPetFoundation tag. $19 of the $25 specialty tag fee will fund local spay/neuter initiatives. It's a sustainable funding source to end pet overpopulation in Georgia. Purchase Georgia Pet Foundation spay/neuter license through your county tax office. Expect tag to be delivered to your address approximately two weeks following [...]

$50 Feline Spay/Neuter Special!

We're offering a feline spay/neuter special now! Just $50 snags you an appointment, a microchip, and a spay/neuter so book your appointment now! For more information on our low-cost spay neuter appointments and to learn more about what you can expect during your appointment, please visit atlantahumane.org/services/low-cost-spay-neuter. Appointments are available Wednesday- Saturday at the [...]

Why is it important to spay or neuter my pet?

Spaying and neutering have many benefits for the altered animal in addition to reducing the numbers of unwanted pets. Altered pets generally live longer, have fewer health problems related to reproduction, are easier to train and live with, and have less desire to roam (and be hit by cars or lost). Altered male dogs and [...]

Can my pet be too old to spay or to reproduce?

Surgical sterilization is surgery requiring anesthesia. Because older pets may react negatively to anesthesia, there should be caution when altering, although the benefits of spaying and neutering in general far outweigh the negatives. If the optimal “window” for altering the pet is missed, the surgery can still have beneficial effects up to a certain amount [...]

10 Reasons to Spay and Neuter Your Pets

10 Reasons to Spay and Neuter Your Pets By Dr. Gloria Dorsey, DVM and VP Medical Services at Atlanta Humane Society When you adopt from the Atlanta Humane Society, your pet has already been spayed or neutered to prevent unwanted litters of puppies or kittens.  Spay and neuter surgeries are standard at the Atlanta Humane [...]

Fulfill Your New Years Resolutions

It's one week into January. You've made your resolutions. But maybe you're already starting to waver. You may be telling yourself, "Resolutions are meant to be broken." Not so! 2014 is your year. Let us help you stay strong! Here are some of the most common New Years Resolutions: 1. Lose weight. And/or get fit. [...]

Picking Your Pet-Sitter: Important Things to Remember on Your Search!

Leaving town for extended periods of time is stressful enough, but leaving behind a pet (dog, cat bird, fish, rabbit, you name it!) can cause even more distress. Perhaps pet sitting may be the best option for you and your pet! If your pet is anything like my yellow lab named Riley, they cringe at [...]

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