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"Never work with kids or animals." I hear it every day. That’s why we have wranglers.
You may think you know about animal rescue organizations, but Furkids Animal Rescue and Shelters is someplace special. It’s a destination you have to experience for yourself, in your own way.
Finally some good news: Atlantans are adopting so many pets that one rescue group can hardly keep up
In a month-long period ending April 13, LifeLine had tallied 925 adoptions and 946 foster placements (1,871 animals total) at its three facilities, trouncing the tally for the entirety of March and April last year by about 200 pets.
Jekyll Island’s turtle hospital drove its 90 patients to Atlanta to keep them safe from Hurricane Dorian
When a mandatory evacuation was announced for the Georgia coast during Hurricane Dorian, the Georgia Sea Turtle Center loaded up and drove its 90 turtle patients, including four loggerhead sea turtles, from Jekyll Island to Atlanta’s Georgia Aquarium.
Every morning, Jason Flatt wakes up compelled by that simple mission: He has to save a dog—especially ones that everyone else has given up as lost. As owner of Friends to the Forlorn, his animal rescue operation that specializes in pit bulls, he has saved more than 600 dogs since 2009.
Pink-skinned, hairless, and yes, a little scabby, Abigail the Boston terrier cuts an unlikely figure for a celebrity pet. But this scrappy terrier hit the jackpot this week when Food Network host Alton Brown spotted her on Instagram and decided to bring her home.
Have you met your neighbors? Their names are Rattus norvegicus and Rattus rattus, and metro Atlanta is teeming with them.
Both LifeLine Animal Project and PAWS Atlanta are launching expansion projects to continue providing low-cost pet welfare services to the community. So how can you give back to them? (Hint: Some of them involve beer.)