Scout Has Her Best Day Ever!

Posted on Thursday, October 8th

Scout Has Her Best Day Ever! Scout just had the best day of her life! Recently, she got to go on a Pooch Pontoon ride with Best Friends on the Lake. That would be a great day for even the most spoiled dog, but it certainly meant EVERYTHING to a pup who has lived in a shelter for her entire life. First, Scout got a pontoon ride to a private island in Lake Lanier, where she got to run off-leash. She also got all the trees, branches, and sticks she could ever ask for. Scout is one stick-loving dog – BIG sticks!! Scout also discovered she really… READ MORE >

Affordable Vaccination & Microchip Event

Posted on Monday, September 21st

Affordable Vaccination & Microchip Event Furkids is once again partnering with our Subaru Loves Pets partner Troncalli to bring affordable pet vaccinations and microchipping to north Atlanta! We will also have adorable dogs and cats available for adoption. Please join us for this event on Saturday, October 10th, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm. Many thanks to the ASPCA and Subaru of America, Inc. Grant Program for supporting this event! Saturday October 10, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm Troncalli Subaru 820 Atlanta Highway Cumming, GA  30040 678-341-4200   DOG SERVICES Packages: Rabies, Distemper: $15 Rabies, Distemper, Bordetella: $25 Rabies, Distemper, Bordetella, Microchip: $35 A La Carte:… READ MORE >

Submit Your Adoption Story - Help Furkids Win $100,000

Posted on Wednesday, August 26th

Submit Your Adoption Story - Help Furkids Win $100,000 Has your adopted Furkid changed your life? Share your story - Help save lives and make our holiday wishes come true! The Petco Foundation and co-sponsor BOBS from Skechers are looking for looking for stories about how the pet you adopted from Furkids has changed your life for the better, and Furkids needs your help! There are dozens of prizes, and winning stories will receive up to $100,000 in a Holiday Wishes grant award for Furkids PLUS winning adopters will receive a Petco shopping spree and BOBS from Skechers shoes! All you need to do is write and share your story about how adopting your pet has changed your life for the better, as… READ MORE >

Animal shelters see loss in fundraising, but adoptions and foster care skyrocket

Posted on Tuesday, April 21st

Animal shelters see loss in fundraising, but adoptions and foster care skyrocket   By: Jessica Peres, Scripps National Contributor Posted at 11:05 AM, Apr 21, 2020 and last updated 11:09 AM, Apr 21, 2020 Animal shelters across the country are coping with the coronavirus pandemic in different ways. Many are having to layoff or furlough employees, in addition to canceling major fundraisers. "Every March, we have our anniversary party and we raise $150,000, $200,000. We had to cancel that event. It was scheduled for March 12,” said Samantha Shelton with the animal shelter FurKids. Shelton says they also had to close their thrift stores, which bring in 35 percent of their annual budget. "So, to… READ MORE >

Pet Adoptions on the Rise During Coronavirus Outbreak

Posted on Thursday, April 9th

Pet Adoptions on the Rise During Coronavirus Outbreak By Justin Felder, Fox 5 Atlanta Pet adoptions in our area are on the rise, demonstrated by a very busy time at Furkids, an animal rescue and shelter in Alpharetta. As of Thursday morning, they've already had 29 adoptions in the month of April, well ahead of their normal pace. Many more dogs are being fostered; inside the shelter, there are 5 dogs waiting for their new homes. There are regularly more than 60 dogs in the shelter at a time. "I'm so happy we've been able to place so many loving dogs in these great homes, and I'm ready to get… READ MORE >

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