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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.
Fernando the Great Pyrenees is an ambassador of adorable—and the face of Jarrett Stieber’s new Summerhill restaurant
Now five years old and instantly recognizable due to his massive size, fluffy fur, and piercing blue eyes, Fernando is a bit of a local celebrity. “I can’t tell you how many times Hallie and I have been sitting outside the pub by our house having a beer, and we’ve heard someone yell “‘Fernando!’” from their car window,” says Stieber.
LifeLine Animal Project has teamed up with food delivery service Zifty for #LoveDelivered, an event where people are invited to book a one-hour playtime session with an adoptable dog from an Atlanta shelter.
Super playful and cuddly is how Todd Steigerwalt describes his Schnoodle dog—a breed mix of a schnauzer and a poodle—Pippa. You may have seen her speed past you on the Atlanta BeltLine while riding on Steigerwalt’s back.
On December 3, nearly 100 dogs were rescued from a house fire in south Fulton County, the apparent victims of an animal hoarding situation. The 20 that remained at the Fulton County shelter are now ready to find a new home.
Ace & Jack, an new "lifestyle" pet supply shop from the team behind the Merchant, Archer Paper Goods, and Collier Candy Company, has opened at Ponce City Market just in time for the holidays.
Most Atlantans know Antwan Patton (stage name: Big Boi) as half of the beloved hip-hop duo Outkast. But lately the rapper—and bulldog enthusiast—has teamed up with Chicago-based pet grooming guru Bobbi Panter on a line of natural dog shampoos.
Each year since 2008, pooches have participated in the Reindog Parade—the only day of the year that pets can set paw inside the garden—to compete for awards like best dog-owner dress-alike or best botanical (picture a pup disguised as a poinsettia).
Bringing your dog along to brunch isn’t so unusual in Atlanta—just walk past Ladybird's porch on any given Saturday morning, and you’ll see plenty of four-legged dining companions. But how many restaurants actually offer a complete menu just for Fido?