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Keep up with all things LifeLine right here on our blog.  From news to helpful information, we’re sharing our knowledge about training, animal care, resources and so much more from our experts. 

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Seasonal Volunteer Spotlight

This season we’re highlighting volunteer and foster duos! So many couples, friends and families contribute to LifeLine’s mission.

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Animal Care

Bringing a New Dog Home

You’ve adopted a new dog! This new love in your life is excited to become your new best friend. Follow these tips for a smooth transition into your home.

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Community Cats

How to Trap-Neuter-Return

Trapping a community cat may seem intimidating, but it’s actually very easy! With our step-by-step guide, you can learn how to safely trap community cats.

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Community Cats

Myths About Community Cats

With a lot of misconceptions about feral cats within the community, here are our recommendations for humanely managing them.

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Animal Care

Caring For Your Pet After Surgery

It’s great that you spayed or neutered your pet! We compiled some frequently asked questions about how to care for your pet after their surgery.

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How LifeLine Prepares for COVID-19

With uncertainty about COVID-19 on the horizon, we’ve adjusted our policies to keep everyone safe. Here is one central place to read our COVID-19 policies.

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How to Crate Train Your Dog

Teaching your dog how to use a crate is a useful tool as a pet owner. Crates can be used while riding in your car, when going to bed, or as a general safe space for your dog.

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Animal Care

Pet Safety Tips for Hot Weather

Warmer months are an exciting time to explore the outdoors. But hot weather can be dangerous for your pets. Follow these tips to ensure safe summertime fun.

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Dog Friendly Spots in Atlanta

Atlanta is a fun city with so much to explore. With so many great places to hang out, see which ones are dog-friendly so you can bring your pup along!

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I’m In for Atlanta’s Pets

Our mission is to make Atlanta a sustainable no-kill community, by saving every healthy and treatable animal that comes into our care.  That’s where you, our community, comes in. Are you in?

a family of three smiling outside the shelter with their newly adopted dog

7 Myths About Shelter Pets

Although shelter pets can make the best family pets, there is often a stigma attached to them. Don’t be deceived! We dismiss 7 of these myths about shelter pets.



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