ZOOPAWS Atlanta’s Pet Adoption Event April 27, 2019 Zoo Atlanta Meet your new best friend … right outside the Zoo! Join Zoo Atlanta and the Atlanta Humane Society for our annual pet adoption event. ZooPaws is back for a THIRD year after more than 65 dogs found forever homes last year! Come out for [...]

2019-04-26T12:05:44-04:00April 27th, 2019||


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 [...]

2018-07-26T23:04:51-04:00March 20th, 2018|Rescues & Transfers|

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 [...]

2017-02-08T13:57:58-05:00November 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 [...]

2017-02-08T13:57:58-05:00November 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. [...]

2017-02-08T13:57:58-05:00October 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. [...]

2017-02-08T13:57:58-05:00October 26th, 2016|A Message from the President|