Stravinsky

When Stravinsky arrived at the Atlanta Humane Society, he was just a tiny 8-week-old kitten. The overcrowded rural shelter he came from didn't know about his serious heart condition, but as soon as our Shelter Medicine Team placed a stethoscope on his tiny chest, they knew something was the matter.  This sweet kitten was diagnosed [...]

2019-10-03T17:19:19-04:00October 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|

More than Just Kitten Season

While the discovery of unattended kittens, baby birds, or even bunnies can seem like a heartwarming chance to save a life, the best course of action may not be what you think. It's not just kitten season - it's everything season! As counter intuitive as it may seem, the most important thing you can do [...]

2019-05-10T11:05:05-04:00May 10th, 2019|Uncategorized|

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 [...]

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 [...]

Honey

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 [...]

2019-02-15T17:28:59-05:00June 6th, 2018|Donate, Rescues & Transfers, Uncategorized|

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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