Atlanta Humane Society
Dog adoption and cat adoption saves lives. Adopt a dog or adopt a cat and you'll have a friend for life! Contact us, or contact another local humane society, animal shelter or SPCA.
981 Howell Mill Road, NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
Pets at Our Shelter:
Cities, Towns, and/or Counties We Serve:We serve the metropolitan Atlanta area.
About Our Shelter:The AHS is the oldest private charitable organization in Atlanta, founded in 1873 following a visit to the city by Robert E. Lee. The Society was originally chartered to protect women, children and animals and remained a child protection and animal welfare society for 79 years. The Shelter was originally located on Marietta Street and moved to its present location at 981 Howell Mill Road in the 1930's.
Come Meet our Pets:Hours and Days of operation:
Howell Mill Campus is open for adoptions Monday-Friday, 11 am until 7 pm; Saturday-Sunday from 10am to 6pm
Mansell Campus is open for adoptions Monday-Friday 12-7pm; Saturday-Sunday from 11am-6pm.
Adoption selection should be made by one half-hour prior to closing.
The AHS' Howell Mill Campus is located at the corner of 10th St. and Howell Mill Rd. in NW Atlanta.
981 Howell Mill Road NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
Mansell Campus is behind the Racetrac gas station across the street from the Volvo dealership.
1565 Mansell Road
Alpharetta, Ga 30009
Our Adoption Process:The basic requirements for adoption from the Atlanta Humane Society are as follows: you must be at least 18 years of age with positive proof of current residence (on a picture I.D.)
You will be asked to complete a preliminary questionnaire prior to adoption.
If you have other dogs or children, they may be required to meet the animal prior to adoption.