Love Those Pets


Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Introduces New Hospital Dog


Everybody’s talking about the New Dog in Town at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (CHOA), which has welcomed a new pup participant in the hospital system’s innovative Canines for Kids program. Her name is Lotus, and she’s an 18-month old chocolate [...]


Six Tips To Keep Pets Safe During Storm Season


While no one is immune from the devastation of a natural disaster, preparing before a storm hits is key to keeping everyone in your family—including your pets—safe.   Here are six ideas to keep in mind for your pet as [...]


Saving Lives One Cat at a Time


Tucker artist and good friend Mary Boyle often fills her car’s gas tank and treks about Georgia saving the lives of cats. She is a volunteer for the heartwarming work done by Angels Among Us Pet Rescue. Founded in 2009, [...]


Feline from Furkids in Doraville


Congratulations to Valeri Rufo, who is so delighted with her cat, “our loved little Prince” she says, that she submitted a photo of him to the Community Lens (CL) feature of the AJC for the issue back on June 21, [...]


How To House-train Your Dog


If you’re a pet parent to any of the country’s estimated 78 million dogs, here’s how to make house-training easier for both you and your pet.   1. Take your dog to the “bathroom” every one to three hours, as [...]


LifeLine Project Campaign for Premiere Community Pet Center


LifeLine Animal Project—which since 2013 has managed DeKalb and Fulton Animal Services—this past winter announced the launch of its first capital campaign for a resource sorely needed in the Metro. It’s to be a new LifeLine Animal Center, a project [...]


Second Life Raises $1 Million for Pet Charities


Second Life in Avondale Estates celebrated its seventh anniversary in March. This upscale thrift shop has raised over $1 million in its seven years to be donated as grants to a variety of animal rescue organizations, pet charities and spay/neuter [...]


Featuring New Dog Park Agility Equipment


The Piedmont Park Conservancy is excited to announce the newest feature installed in the Piedmont Park large dog park; a brand new agility course!   The course was graciously donated to the Piedmont Park Dog Parks by 16-year-old Ansley Park [...]


Local Nonprofit Seeks to Improve Human-Animal Interaction


Atlanta Rescue Dog Café is a nonprofit educational iniative with a mission to contribute to the well-being of Atlanta’s pets and its people by improving human-animal interactions, reducing incidences of animal cruelty and relieving the strain on local animal shelters. [...]


Major Study: Therapy Dogs Can Help Families Of Children With Cancer


Dogs have long been called Mankind’s best friend, but a major new scientific study now indicates that a dog may also be a family’s best friend in times of their greatest need.   Following seven years of pioneering research, American [...]

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