Join Zoo Atlanta and the Atlanta Humane Society for Atlanta's Pet Adoption Event on April 28, 2018 at Zoo Atlanta! ZOOPAWS Atlanta’s Pet Adoption Event April 28, 2018 Zoo Atlanta We'll have more than a hundred dogs and puppies who will be looking for new homes! There will also be local vendors, food [...]

2018-04-19T11:20:20+00:00 April 28th, 2018|


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|

The Cat’s Pajamas

This holiday season, 80 cats who were rescued from a St. Marys, Georgia large-scale cat rescue during the summer are almost all Home for the Holidays. AHS’ H.E.A.R.T Rescue Team transported the cats to our shelter and set up the Howell Mill auditorium as a free-roaming adoption center, as the cats had been [...]

2017-02-08T13:57:58+00:00 November 2nd, 2016|Heartbeat, Success Stories|

Lizzie’s Story

Lizzie is a three-year-old Beagle mix who had a very rough start in life. Despite her early abuse, Lizzie has a very sweet, calm temperament. She looks up at you with beautiful, trusting brown eyes and loves people and all animals. Lizzie and her seven young puppies were picked up by county animal control outside [...]

2017-02-08T13:57:58+00:00 November 2nd, 2016|Heartbeat, Success Stories|

Honey Bun’s Sweet Story

When Honey Bun was brought to us in April, she was emaciated and had significant hair loss. She weighed only 26 pounds. The owner said that a friend had given Honey Bun to him but she kept losing weight, and he couldn’t afford any more veterinarian care. Honey Bun clearly needed extra tender loving care. [...]

2017-02-08T13:57:58+00:00 October 28th, 2016|Heartbeat, Success Stories|

Home for the Holidays

Dear Friends, As we anticipate the upcoming holiday season, we often think of all of the wonderful things that the holidays include: time with families, wonderful food, gathering with friends, warmth, comfort, peace and love. As we also know, many in our communities do not get to experience these wonderful aspects of the holiday season. [...]

2017-02-08T13:57:58+00:00 October 26th, 2016|A Message from the President|

Halloween Safety for Pets

Virtually everything we love about Halloween – candy, costumes, jack-o-lanterns and the party atmosphere, can become a source of fear or harm to our pets.  Because pets are such integral members of our families, we should ensure that the holiday is as safe and fun for them as it is for us.  Let’s keep our [...]

2017-05-25T17:20:03+00:00 October 25th, 2016|About Animals, Pet Care, Tips & Advice|

Monthly Caregivers Club

Atlanta Humane Society has a very special group of friends that does everything they can to help animals. They are our Monthly Caregivers. They help us save lives. Rather than sending gifts periodically throughout the year, these folks have become monthly donors. Becoming a monthly donor through our Monthly Caregivers Club means that you can [...]

2017-07-07T15:47:00+00:00 August 9th, 2013|Success Stories, Uncategorized|


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