Animal Lover's Links
When I became a Realtor, I asked myself how I could combine my job with rescuing animals, which I've always been passionate about. My solution? I am a "Rescue Realtor," a percentage of all my commissions go to animal rescue programs.
There are so many great animal organizations out there! If you know of one that should be on this page, please email me at Kirsten@OurHomeAtlanta.com.
Melony Phillips - dog training - 770-265-0863 - for those of you in the Cobb County area--another amazing and innovative trainer who is certified with Victoria Stillwell, renowned animal trainer seen on "It's Me or the Dog" on Animal Planet.
The mission of Mostly Mutts is to work closely with animal control officers and other rescue organizations to reduce the number of animals euthanized at local shelters. Mostly Mutts will provide housing, health care, training and physical and emotional care to adoptable animals until they find a new home.
"Kindness to animals builds a better world for all of us." Many great features, including the Virtual Shelter.
Dogs Deserve Better is a non-profit organization dedicated to freeing the chained dog, and bringing our "best friend" into the home and family.
A non-profit "pet food bank" dedicated to providing low-income pet ownes food for their pets, so that they do not have to give them up in this economy.
It takes a village to raise a puppy, especially if that puppy serves proudly as a Southeastern Guide Dog.
PAWS Atlanta is a private, nonprofit organization which shelters and provides care for homeless companion animals in the greater Atlanta area. We provide medical care (including spaying and neutering) to these animals and place them in safe and loving homes. PAWS Atlanta?s programs work to better the lives of animals and to educate the public of the responsibility and value of the human-animal bond.
Canine Assistants trains dogs for children and adults with mobility impairments, seizure disorders, hearing loss and developmental disabilities.
HSUS is the nation?s largest and most powerful animal protection organization, working in the country and abroad to defend the interests of animals. We celebrate the human-animal bond, and we fight animal cruelty and abuse in all of its forms.
Atlanta Pet Resuce and Adoption is a no-kill animal shelter, they rescue most of their animals from area shelters, then treat them, vaccinate them, spay them and place them in temporary foster homes or keep them at the shelter, giving them lots of love and behavior training to get ready for their new homes where they can live the lives they were meant to have.
Furkids is a non-profit, 501(c)(3), no kill, all volunteer animal rescue organization located in Atlanta, Georgia. Our mission is to provide a safe haven for abandoned cats and kittens until they are adopted to loving, lifelong homes.
National Wildlife Federation: A wonderful organization...among other things, there is information on their website to help you build a backyard wildlife.
An all-volunteer organization dedicated to caring for homeless animals.
HEADS UP! Common Dog Breeds and Their Characteristics
Before you take that cute little fellow home, make sure you study up on his breed's needs and characteristics to make sure they match up with you and your family!
Here you can adopt a shelter animal, find a lost pet or file an animal abuse problem or complaint.is a non profit organization mission is to create and nurture a partnership between a visually impaired individual and a guide dog, facilitating life's journey with mobility, independence and dignity.