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A Happy AdopterLifeLine Animal Project has cut the euthanasia rate in more than half in metro Atlanta. Getting to no-kill is one thing. Staying there will take us all.

Are You In? Take the Pledge!Since 2002, LifeLine Animal Project's mission has always been to end the needless euthanasia of adoptable dogs and cats in Atlanta's shelters. LifeLine opened our own shelter, then two spay/neuter clinics, and created many outreach programs to help pets at risk, but even with thousands of pets helped, Atlanta was still struggling with incredibly low save-rates in its county shelters.

"Why," we asked ourselves, "if it has worked in other large cities, has Atlanta not done a better job of lowering euthanasia?"

After a long hard look at our community, we felt that the real answer was no one was leading the charge. No one had stepped up to do the hard work to overhaul our public shelters and get the community behind the effort. So in 2013, we pursued and were awarded contracts to manage DeKalb and Fulton County Animal Services.

Over the last three years, LifeLine has successfully raised the lifesaving rates at both shelters. In November 2015, we attained no-kill levels at our Fulton County Animal Services shelter and in 2016 hit a no-kill milestone at DeKalb as well.

Adoption promotions, rescue partnerships, surrender counseling, revamped foster programs, and so much more have gotten us here. Getting to no-kill and staying there will take us all.

Click here to take the pledge to help save the lives of homeless pets and say "I'm In!" Spread the word that you are in to help make a Atlanta no-kill community in 2016.


Are you in? Take the pledge!


Ways to Participate

Take Action and Spread the Word

Are you in? There are many ways to join us and show that, as a proud, animal-loving Atlantan, you are inspired by this vision. See how others who have taken the pledge are making a difference. Through fostering, volunteering, donating, or adopting homeless pets, supporters like you show your commitment. Spreading the word about the importance of spaying and neutering, vaccinating, licensing, and microchipping pets is also a critical part of making Atlanta a lifesaving community for homeless pets.

tabbykittyEngage in social media by:

  • Changing your social media profile picture to the “I’m In” logo. Right-click and Save Link As our "I'm In" logo here.
  • Tag your status about how you've helped support us with #In4LifeLine.
  • Snap a picture that demonstrates how you are “In” and tagging #In4LifeLine on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter.
  • Sharing, forwarding and retweeting LifeLine’s social media posts on your page.
  • Becoming a member of LifeLine’s volunteer social media ambassador team, and commit to post and share about homeless animals in LifeLine’s care each week.

Volunteer at our shelters:

Adopt a homeless animal from one of our shelters. Check out available pets at:

Foster a dog or cat from LifeLine:

Spay or neuter, microchip, and vaccinate your pet:

Make a donation in support of our work:

Advocate for LifeLine and your love for animals:

  • Tell your friends, family, neighbors and coworkers about us.
  • Stop by one of our shelters and donate to receivet an "I'm In" car magnet.
  • Share the "I'm In" pledge page with your own networks.

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LifeLine Animal Project

Founded in 2002 and now managing DeKalb and Fulton County Animal Services, LifeLine Animal Project is the leading non-profit organization working to end the euthanasia of healthy and treatable dogs and cats in metro Atlanta shelters. Together, we will make Atlanta a no-kill community.

LifeLine Animal Project is an IRS 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and all donations are tax-deductible.

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