Atlanta-based Furkids Disrupts Traditional Animal Adoption Process with Unique TransFur Program

Posted on Monday, March 4th

Atlanta-based Furkids Disrupts Traditional Animal Adoption Process  with Unique TransFur Program More than 1300 animals on Georgia’s “animal death row” now have happy homes in Northern states because of the success of the novel Furkids Georgia Interstate TransFUR Coalition.  Furkids, headquartered in Atlanta, is a nonprofit charitable organization that operates the largest cage-free, no-kill shelter in the Southeast for rescued cats and Sadie’s Place, a no-kill shelter for dogs. Furkids launched the TransFUR program in March, 2018 when Furkids CEO Samantha Shelton learned that no-kill shelters in the North have high demand and a low inventory of adoptable animals while Georgia has an overabundance of homeless animals available for adoption.  The… READ MORE >

It’s Furkids 17th Anniversary!

Posted on Friday, February 22nd

It’s Furkids 17th Anniversary! Today is Furkids’ 17th Anniversary, and we have so many things to celebrate and be thankful for. We are especially grateful for you, our Furkids family! Thank you for volunteering, even when it’s messy and challenging, because you know it’s worth it when a Furkid looks soulfully in your eyes with pure gratitude. Today, Furkids has about 1,000 dedicated volunteers. Thank you for donating your hard-earned dollars, since you know you can trust Furkids to use every penny for saving the lives of innocent animals. Thank you for donating your household items, furniture, appliances, clothes, jewelry and more to our… READ MORE >

Join Furkids at PetSmart Charities’ National Adoption Weekend, February 22-24!

Posted on Monday, February 18th

Join Furkids at PetSmart Charities’ National Adoption Weekend, February 22-24! Please join Furkids at our Atlanta area PetSmart locations and get the help you need to make the right choices when adopting a new furry member of your family. There are so many questions! Is it the right time for you to adopt? And when you do decide to adopt, what type of pet is right for you, your family and your lifestyle? You might want to consider adoption two pets if you work away from home or travel a lot. You willwant to be sure your family members don't have allergies to the pet you're considering. There is a lot to think about,… READ MORE >

The Furkids Scabies Babies

Posted on Tuesday, February 12th

The Furkids Scabies Babies Everyone please give some Valentine's Day love to our Scabies Babies!  Their story starts with two sister dogs who were living outside in a shed. They both became pregnant, and soon gave birth to 4 and 5 pups respectively. Shortly after giving birth, both mama dogs were exploring outside and came across a horse. Their border collie instincts kicked in, and they tried to herd it. The horse was not amused, and kicked out at both dogs. One dog, Sally, was injured but survived. Her sister did not recover and passed away, leaving Sally to care for all 9 babies on… READ MORE >

Discover Love February 16 & 17 at Furkids Locations in Select Atlanta Petco Stores

Posted on Thursday, January 31st

Discover Love February 16 & 17 at Furkids Locations in Select Atlanta Petco Stores If you’ve ever shared your life with a pet, you know: love changes everything. It changes your mornings. It changes your routines. It changes your perspective. When you share your life with a pet, it doesn’t just change your life. It can change the world for animals, which is why Furkids and the Petco Foundation are inviting you to Discover Love at Petco! Furkids will have adoptable cats and dogs at these Petco stores for the Petco Foundation’s National Adoption Weekend on February 16 & 17. The Petco Foundation, in partnership with Furkids and thousands of local animal welfare organizations nationwide, has helped… READ MORE >

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