LifeLine Animal Project, Atlanta’s leading nonprofit working to end the killing of healthy and treatable animals in county shelters, is thrilled to announce that we have been awarded the Lifesaving Impact Grant from the Petco Foundation to continue our lifesaving work!
LifeLine took over management of DeKalb and Fulton County Animal Services in 2013, and in less than a year has reduced euthanasia rates by more than 50 percent at both shelters while achieving record numbers of pet adoptions. LifeLine has also performed over 80,000 free and low-cost spay neuter surgeries at our two low-cost spay/neuter clinics in addition to providing rehabilitative care for animals at our own no-kill shelter.
The Petco Foundation’s Lifesaving Impact Grant will help LifeLine save more homeless animals by providing the critical funding needed to run our wide-ranging programs. The Petco Foundation has served as a voice for companion animals across the country since 1999. Today, with more than 8,000 local animal welfare partners across the country, the Petco Foundation donates approximately $15 million a year to make a difference in the lives of millions of animals.
“More than 15,000 animals came into our three shelters last year,” says LifeLine Chief Executive Officer Rebecca Guinn. “Caring for them and finding them loving homes requires substantial resources. The generous grant from Petco Foundation will allow us to continue saving lives while providing free and low-cost spay/neuters for animals in our community.”