During June, we were able to save 1,184 lives, thanks to our wonderful adopters, fosters, volunteers and donors! Over a thousand animals are sleeping soundly in their forever homes and we couldn't be more thankful. But with 60 animals coming through our shelter doors every single day (that's 420 in a week!), there's still so much more work to be done. Help us save more lives than ever during the highest intake months of the year!

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Crate training is an essential part of integrating a new dog into your home. Going from the shelter environment to a new, big home can be very scary for a dog. Crate training your new pup allows them to become comfortable in a new environment, without over-stimulating them and causing a lot of stress. View a few of our quick tips for crate training below!

Have you ever wanted to be best friends with a celebrity, but just didn't know how? Well, we've got you covered! From Cher to Brad Pitt, we have some of the cutest celebrity dogs around! All of their adoption fees are waived during June, which includes their spay/neuter, vaccinations, microchip and more! Keep scrollin' to meet our celebrity dogs!

June is National Adopt a Cat Month! And what perfect timing. The summer months are our highest intake months of the year. From bottle-feeding kittens to docile senior cats, we have a pet to fit your lifestyle! Scroll down to read our 6 reasons to adopt a shelter cat!

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Spring and summer months are our busiest seasons in animal welfare, particularly because it's kitten season! Due to unwanted litters, we see an influx of kittens and cats in our Atlanta county shelters. Here are 5 ways you can help!

Our volunteers set out on a mission this week: to get Makya adopted! This precious girl is our longest-term resident at our Fulton County Animal Services location. She has been great with multiple kennel mates and has weathered the shelter environment for many months. But, as you can imagine, she's ready to leave the shelter life behind for good! To help get her adopted, our volunteers have been taking her out for adventures all over Atlanta this week! From the Atlanta BeltLine to Decatur Square, Makya has loved her week out on the town!

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Summers in Atlanta are perfect for hiking the North Georgia Mountains or going on a stroll through Sweetwater Creek State Park! But there's nothing better than hiking on a gorgeous day with your new best friend! We've put together our favorite hiking ready pups - even if your idea of hiking is just a bar crawl through Atlanta - these guys would love to tag along!


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