Find A Rescue or Shelter

Where to Find your New Best Friend!

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Thousands of animals are waiting in shelters and rescue groups for their forever homes. Big. Small. Young. Old. Purebred.  Mixed Breed.  Special Needs.  Perfect for you!

Your new best friends is hoping today is their lucky day…go check out the shelters and rescues.  Today could be YOUR lucky day too!

When you rescue an animal, you save 2 lives…the pet you rescued and the space you freed up for another animal to be save.

Here are a few resources to get you started:

Pet Rescue Online Databases

  • www.petfinder.com:  A local and national database of thousands of adoptable pets, customizable by area, breed, animal type, age and more!
  • www.adoptapet.com:  A local and national database of thousands of adoptable pets, customizable by area, breed, animal type, age and more!
  •  www.spotsociety.org:  A great resource for low-cost spay/neuter clinics, a list of rescue groups, shelters and more.

County Shelters – Metro Atlanta

County Shelters – Greater Metro Atlanta

For a complete list of shelters, click here.

No-Kill Animal Shelters

Rescues we have Supported

Here is a list of some of the rescues we have supported.  They all have wonderful dogs and cats up for adoption.  For a more complete list of rescues, click here or here.

Mixed Breed (Dogs-only groups or Dog & Cat groups – Mixed Breeds)

Breed-Specific Dog Rescues

Cat-Only Rescues

Education

There are many more breed-specific rescues saving lives. Visit Petfinder.com and type in the breed you’re looking for…and you’ll find a rescue!  Thank you for saving a life.