Bissell Pet Foundation’s Empty the Shelters

Posted on Friday, September 25th

Bissell Pet Foundation’s Empty the Shelters Furkids is participating in the Bissell Pet Foundation’s largest Empty the Shelters event to date. From October 1-4, Bissell Pet Foundation is generously sponsoring reduced adoption fees for adoptable cats at Furkids. All cats and kittens available for this promotion can be adopted for $25. Seniors (10+ yrs) and FIV/FeLV+ adoptions are free.Find the right cat or kitten for you and your family here. We are currently accepting visitors by appointment only, so please secure your appointment and apply for pre-approval by submitting an adoption application, and our shelter team will follow up to schedule your visit. 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 >

Furkid’s Foster Nationally Recognized by Petco Foundation

Posted on Wednesday, June 10th

Furkid’s Foster Nationally Recognized by Petco Foundation Susan Struble, a foster volunteer at Furkids has been recognized as one of 22 National Foster Heroes by the Petco Foundation and BOBS from Skechers in celebration of National Foster a Pet Month in June. We are so proud of this amazing woman for her incredible commitment to saving some of the most fragile lives that come into Furkids. Over 1,200 pets have her to thank for being alive today! In 2013, Susan Struble and her family went to Furkids for a fun day socializing with the cats. Seven years later, Susan has fostered over 1,200 cats and kittens, becoming a… 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 >

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