Our friends at a tiny animal rescue in Irwinton, GA reached out to ask a big favor... they weren't sure what was the matter with a little puppy in their care, but they knew something wasn't right. He couldn't bear any weight on his front left leg, and it seemed to cause him a lot [...]

2018-05-15T19:46:13+00:00 May 10th, 2018|Rescues & Transfers, Uncategorized|


Chase was completely miserable when he came into our care. Once a regal German Shepherd Dog, Chase's left ear would no longer stand up because of a severe infection, and every bone in his body was visible. As a full grown male German Shepherd, Chase weighed only 65 lbs when he should have been well [...]

2018-04-24T17:29:11+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|


When Butterscotch came into our care from Dekalb County Animal Services, she was covered head-to-toe in painful open sores, her skin infested with itchy mites.  Although we could tell she was uncomfortable, Butterscotch's sweet personality couldn't help but shine through. Despite the fact that she was malnourished and neglected, all she wanted was to be [...]

2018-03-21T16:31:14+00:00 March 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Partnership in Atlanta

Contrary to what many believe, not all animal shelters are the same. While most animal welfare facilities share the same goals, there are important distinctions that every animal-loving citizen should know about. Here’s how the Atlanta Humane Society is different from animal control facilities and other local rescue organizations. The Atlanta Humane Society (AHS) is [...]

2018-02-02T16:32:41+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Fences Make Good Neighbors—and Frustrate Some Dogs

NOTE: this piece was originally published on the author's personal blog. It is used with permission. Part of dog ownership is making sure your pooch gets the right amount of exercise for his age, breed, size, and temperament. Walks are necessary, and a great activity for dogs, but walks alone won’t meet most large, boisterous [...]

The Space Between the Notes

NOTE: this piece was originally published on the author's blog. It is used with permission. Most dog owners are pretty familiar with how to meet a dog’s basic needs. These include quality food, fresh water, proper shelter, proper grooming, and veterinary care. Dogs require the above primary needs to survive. Many dog owners also understand that dogs [...]

So, Your Dog Doesn’t Like Its Crate?

So, your trainer and everyone else on the planet told you you should be crating your dog. Everywhere you turn, dog-intelligent people are telling you that crates can solve many behavior issues, provide structure, and make everyone's life easier. This is absolutely true for the vast majority of dogs. What many people will also tell [...]


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