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|

Your dog on Adult Swim!

Adult Swim is looking for 6 Atlanta Humane Society rescue dogs to be featured in a special new series! Filming for this series would take place this Saturday, August 18 from 8:30 a.m. 6:30 p.m. in Atlanta, and your dog would be one of the stars. We’re looking for dogs who are dog-friendly and people-friendly, [...]

2018-08-15T16:26:48+00:00August 15th, 2018|Partners, Pet Care, 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 [...]

2018-08-14T08:25:31+00:00August 14th, 2018|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 [...]

2018-08-08T19:00:45+00:00August 8th, 2018|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 [...]

2018-08-08T16:10:58+00:00August 8th, 2018|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|


Honey was found lying helplessly on the street. You could immediately tell that he wasn't able to use his back legs.  He had wounds all over his body, and his paw pads were burned raw. We immediately administered vital fluids, pain medication, and critical nutrition food to comfort him through the night.  X-rays revealed that [...]

2018-07-26T22:52:25+00:00June 6th, 2018|Donate, Rescues & Transfers, Uncategorized|


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 [...]

2018-06-06T12:27:05+00:00May 10th, 2018|Rescues & Transfers, 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 [...]

2018-07-26T23:07:28+00:00February 2nd, 2018|Partners, Uncategorized|


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