Fido's five favorite pet rescues in the Atlanta area

Fido's five favorite pet rescues in the Atlanta area


Angels Among Us Pet Rescue

These are our top five favorite rescues of Atlanta. Please visit their websites and learn how you can get involved!


Fido's five favorite pet rescues in the Atlanta area
Angels Among Us Pet Rescue Angels Among Us Pet Rescue

Angels Among Us Pet Rescue

Angels Among Us Pet Rescue, as featured in this article, is entirely volunteer-run. They pull a number of urgent animals, some needing extensive veterinary care. All animals go into foster homes where they are rehabilitated and lovingly cared for until they find their forever home. Since 2009, Angels Among Us has saved over 5,000 dogs and cats. They have weekly adoption events on Saturdays, and Sundays upon occasion.



Fido's five favorite pet rescues in the Atlanta area
Atlanta Pet Rescue and Adoption Atlanta Pet Rescue and Adoption

Atlanta Pet Rescue and Adoption

Atlanta Pet Rescue and Adoption operates out of an incredibly nice facility in Smyrna, GA. They also save pets from kill shelters. They have adoption counselors who work with each family to find the perfect furry companion. Their annual Paws in the Park dog walk event gathers local rescues together to raise money for dogs in need.



Fido's five favorite pet rescues in the Atlanta area
Athens Canine Rescue Athens Canine Rescue

Athens Canine Rescue

Athens Canine Rescue is located in the college town of Athens, GA, about an hour away from Atlanta. Through a small network of volunteers and foster homes, they are able to save the lives of dogs throughout the surrounding counties about to be euthanized. They have weekly adoption events held at avid supporter Pawtropolis.



Fido's five favorite pet rescues in the Atlanta area
Great Pyrenees Rescue of Atlanta Great Pyrenees Rescue of Atlanta

Great Pyrenees Rescue of Atlanta

Great Pyrenees Rescue of Atlanta is committed to saving the lives of one of the noblest of dog breeds, the Great Pyrenees. They have devoted fosters throughout Atlanta who work diligently to find the best homes for this majestic breed.



Fido's five favorite pet rescues in the Atlanta area
Humane League of Lake Lanier Humane League of Lake Lanier

Humane League of Lake Lanier

In addition to working to educate North Georgia about rescue, the Humane League of Lake Lanier is a group of volunteers and foster homes that believe in second chances for animals. They work tirelessly to find forever homes for the animals they save.