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Betty White Bark Park

Thanks to your support on Betty White Day, our dream of building a special enrichment area for our dogs is now a reality! The Betty White Bark Park features an agility course where shelter dogs enjoy the outdoors—increasing trust and confidence with while reducing anxiety—all to get them find them their perfect forever home!

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Our Impact

Working to create a more humane society.

We rescue and protect companion animals by providing for their wellbeing, uniting them with loving homes, and advocating for a compassionate society. Thanks to all our volunteers, fosters, donors that have contributed toward our impact.


pets have found homes


pets have been spayed/neutered


community cats have been helped
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Your time is one of the most valuable gifts you can give! Join us in our mission to save more lives and help animals in need. We could not do our lifesaving work without the help of our beloved volunteers.

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December 4, 2023 in In The News

Comparing Overcrowding In Athens-Clarke County’s Animal Shelters

Grady Newsource — When the COVID-19 pandemic began, people were given stay-at-home orders. To cope…
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