All LifeLine shelter locations are currently open with safety protocols in place for our teams and visitors. For information about the outbreak happening in our shelters, including how you can support the animals recovering in our care, please visit our FAQ page.

Visit a LifeLine shelter any day in May and adopt your new best friend for just $20!
Click here to explore all our adoptable pets.

Adopt a pet in July and choose your pet’s adoption fee! Our shelters are full of incredible pets waiting for homes, and to them, your love is priceless!
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Andrea Peterson getting a kiss from an adoptable dog.

Andrea Peterson

Chief Operating Officer

Andrea Peterson has worked in animal welfare for over 16 years and over 13 years working in a leadership capacity. And, she specializes in shelter and programmatic operations, as well as developing leadership within the organization.

Andrea empowers her teams to be successful in their roles and outcomes. Also, she has an extensive community outreach and engagement background. Since joining the LifeLine family in 2017, Andrea was instrumental in developing and growing the Pets for Life program. She helped bring the organization to their first successful year of a 90%+ save rate at both county shelters. In addition, she has helped the organization care for the largest number of animals in LifeLine’s history.

Andrea is a proud mother of one goofy dog, one lovebug of a cat and two guinea pigs. She is excited to work with our amazing teams to help save even more lives in the Atlanta community.


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