Save a Life this Weekend with Furkids at Petco!

Posted on Friday, July 5th

Save a Life this Weekend with Furkids at Petco! Pets truly change our lives, so let’s save theirs! Furkids has partnered with the Petco Foundation to invite you to save a life by adopting a pet. On July 13th and 14th*, 12:00 - 4:00 p.m., Furkids will have pets available for adoption at select Petco locations in the Atlanta area. If you adopt, you save that animal and make room for another animal in our shelter, so you save two lives! And, if you get a couple of kittens, you save four lives! Since it's kitten season, we'll have a lot of cute little floofy kittens for you to meet at every… READ MORE >

Orphan puppies reunite with their mom

Posted on Tuesday, July 2nd

Orphan puppies reunite with their mom On June 17, 2019, six puppies were discovered in an abandoned horse barn; their mama was nowhere around.  The property owner called the Sheriff’s office to pick up the puppies.  They were covered in fleas and dehydrated. The veterinarian estimated their ages to be 3 weeks. Furkids picked up the puppies the next day, and because they were still nursing, they were split between two foster volunteers who bottle fed and cared for them.   Amazingly, 8 days later someone working around the horse barn spotted the mama dog! The Sheriff’s office was called, again, and an employee was able to trap the mama. She was in… READ MORE >

Love Conquers Fear in a Heartwarming Adoption

Posted on Monday, June 24th

Love Conquers Fear in a Heartwarming Adoption By: Tamara Prasad, Volunteer Manager A week ago we welcomed a family into the dog shelter. The dad and daughter were so excited to meet the dogs, but the mom was outside pacing. I opened the door and invited her inside. She was shaking and extremely fearful. She told me her story. As a child her mother instilled a fear in both her and her sister of dogs. At 49 years old, this woman had never touched a dog. Not even once. She had been so scared and extremely fearful all this time. The family fell in love with Wyatt. A timid… READ MORE >

Be a Foster & Adoption Event

Posted on Friday, June 14th

Be a Foster & Adoption Event A sunny spot and endless cuddles…Fostering is FUN! Learn how to Be A Foster on June 29 with #Furkids at Petco stores in Alpharetta, Buckhead, Roswell Sandy Springs, Smyrna (addresses below) Fostering is a fun way to save animal lives in our community this summer! It doesn’t take much—some time, love and little space are all you need to make a pet’s day! Plus … if less than 2% of pet-owning households in the U.S. fostered just one pet a year, we could eliminate unnecessary euthanasia in animal shelters tomorrow! Help us reach that goal and let’s create a lifesaving… READ MORE >

It’s a New Day at Furkids

Posted on Friday, June 14th

It’s a New Day at Furkids Today, Spero and Lucky G will escape a life of starvation and pain on the streets. Sheldon will escape a life of neglect. Charles Xavier will learn what it's like to have a loving home and to walk without struggle. Ten dogs will escape the agony of abuse in a Georgia puppy mill. And a group of lucky kittens and cats will escape euthanasia when they hitch a ride with the new Furkids TransFUR program, headed North to waiting families. These innocent animals now feel the security and warmth of food, health, love and home. Last year, Furkids saved the… READ MORE >

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