Our spay and neuter center is currently closed to the public due to COVID-19. Our adoption center is open and resuming normal operations. Please give us a call if you have any questions at 706-769-9155.

Our Mission

The Athens Area Humane Society is a donor supported no-kill, non-profit organization dedicated to lowering area euthanasia rates through rescue, adoption, spay/neuter, education, and pet retention programs.

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Fostering is a lifesaving experience for the animals and a life changing experience for you! We provide everything you need to care for the animals. By temporarily housing a foster pet, you are giving them a second chance.

Low-Cost Vaccine Clinics

We offer a monthly vaccine clinic to help keep your pets current on their important vaccinations. Vaccine clinics are held at Pet Supplies Plus in Athens, GA. No appointment is necessary. For more information on the services offered and dates of our monthly clinics:

Why Spay & Neuter?

Pet overpopulation is a huge problem! The most effective way to reduce pet overpopulation is to spay and neuter. Spaying and neutering can improve your pet's quality of life due to health benefits and a longer life span.