Tiny Bucky was brought to our friends at Dekalb County Animal Services with a severe injury- he couldn't put any weight on his front left paw, so they reached out to us, and we gladly took this guy into our care.  Our expert Shelter Medicine Team performed x-rays and saw that Bucky's leg was badly [...]

2018-10-05T14:20:05+00:00October 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|


Samantha arrived at the Atlanta Humane Society seeking refuge from Hurricane Florence. When she was carried off the truck, we knew she needed more help than most of the other pups that arrived with her.  Our Shelter Medicine Team immediately began working on sweet Samantha and noticed hair loss, skin irritation, and malnourishment were plaguing [...]

2018-10-05T13:04:18+00:00October 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|


Hutch had a broken heart. One of his valves was so small, blood wasn't moving through his heart properly. Without surgery, he would only survive a few months. A gracious donor provided the funds needed for Hutch's surgery, and after a successful recovery, Hutch has a whole happy life in front of him! Your donation will be [...]

2018-09-21T00:17:54+00:00September 19th, 2018|Success Stories, Uncategorized|


Ella made the long journey from the South Carolina coast seeking refuge from Hurricane Florence. She arrived at midnight along with 34 other dogs who evacuated ahead of Hurricane Florence's landfall.  Sweet Ella is covered head-to-toe in itchy mange, a skin condition that caused all her hair to fall out and for her skin to [...]

2018-09-13T15:16:45+00:00September 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|


Toodles is a precious 1-year-old Shih-tzu mix, and this little guy has a big problem. We aren't sure how it happened, but Toodles ended up at DeKalb County Animal Services with a severely broken femur. X-rays revealed that the bone was badly damaged, and Tootles was unable to use the leg at all.  Our Shelter [...]

2018-08-30T15:23:59+00:00August 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|

5th Anniversary of Dog-Fighting Case

August 23, 2018 is the 5-year anniversary of the second largest dog-fighting bust in U.S. history (“367 case”). 367 dogs were found living in deplorable conditions after raids were conducted in Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia. The ASPCA partnered with the United States Attorney’s Office and the Federal Bureau of Investigation to remove the dogs from the [...]

2018-08-22T12:08:03+00:00August 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|

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|


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|


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