Our LifeLine county shelters get an average of 40 - 60 animals per day. From owner surrenders to cruelty cases to strays off the streets, we take care of more animals than any other animal welfare organization in Georgia.
Their heads may be big, but their hearts are even bigger! Here are our blocky-headed favorites this week:
It's no secret that larger, metropolitan cities in the United States are faced with a roaming dog problem, including many of our neighborhoods in Atlanta. Some of these dogs are strays and some are owned, but all have one thing in common: they are usually uncared for, unsocialized and they sometimes pose a threat to public safety.
We are so proud to be Atlantans. And when we watched our Atlanta Falcons clinch the NFC Championship, we knew we had to celebrate! On Super Bowl Sunday, adoption fees for dogs over 25lbs and all cats will be waived at all four of our shelter locations. It's time to RISE UP, Atlanta!
Sometimes you just want to remind one of your favorite dogs that there's more to life than the shelter. Magnum had a great time at a local park with two of our volunteers on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. He was a gentleman and soaked up all the love given to him on his special outing.
Let's make 2017 their year! The year for homeless animals in Atlanta. The year for incredible transformations. The year for thousands of Happily Ever Afters. The year we support our local county shelters. The year we end the euthanasia of healthy and treatable dogs and cats in metro Atlanta shelters. The year we make our county shelters "lifesaving shelters".
Are you IN?
When your greatest passion is making a meaningful difference in the lives of animals, few jobs are more rewarding and challenging than those at county animal shelters. LifeLine employees’ diverse talents and varied backgrounds enhance their ability to make that meaningful difference every day. Such is the case with LifeLine’s Fulton County Animal Services Officer Dena Gardner.
Violet (known as Mariah at the shelter), came into our Fulton County Animal Services shelter scared and defeated. She was living in the woods with multiple other dogs when we were finally able to catch her. When she first arrived, she is what we would call a "semi-feral" dog.