Iza Per is one of our amazing volunteers at our Fulton County Animal Services location. From creating pet photography infographics to fostering shelter dogs, Iza has been instrumental to our organization. Read her volunteer profile below!
Lucky had a blast with our volunteers this weekend! From brunch at Superica to a leisurely stroll down the Atlanta BeltLine to enjoying the fire pit at Monday Night Brewery, Lucky's weekend was full of adventures!
MacKenzie Cherry could have picked anything for her High School senior project...and she picked saving the life of a shelter dog. Over the next few weeks, MacKenzie will be working on finding Crimson a forever family, by taking her out on Dog for the Day, promoting her on social media and becoming Crimson's advocate.
James lost his best friend, Janet, last month. He met her 27 years ago while living in Illinois, and due to their 30-year-age difference, James became like the son Janet had never had. The pair had a wonderful friendship and had even created a secret nickname for each other, “Pickles.” Whenever James saw anything with a pickle on it (an ornament, a giant greeting card, etc.) he would mail it to Janet to let her know he was thinking of her. Eventually James moved to Georgia, but he still received daily texts and calls from Pickles.
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It’s that time of year when the days are shorter, the nights are colder and you’re busy buying gifts for everyone on your list. As you make your purchases, please don’t forget there are some furry, four-legged friends who will be spending their holidays in the shelter. Want to make their holidays a little brighter? There are so many ways that you can! Here are a few suggestions:
We recently took in and are caring for 18 dogs that were part of a dog fighting ring in DeKalb County. Since the case is under active investigation, limited information is available from Animal Enforcement, part of the DeKalb Police department. We will be evaluating the dogs while they recover in our care and they are not available for adoption. But individual housing of dogs does put a strain on an already full shelter (over 400 dogs currently). Here's how you can help:
It's no secret that "rescued" is our favorite breed! From docile senior pups to playful kitties, you're sure to find a pet (or two) that fits your lifestyle! Here are 10 reasons why everyone should adopt their next pet: