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UGA’s College of Veterinary Medicine Shelter Medicine Program Adds New Faculty Member

July 11, 2022
UGA’s College of Veterinary Medicine Shelter Medicine Program Adds New Faculty Member The University of…

AAHS Welcomes Two Veterinarians To Its Veterinary Clinic

April 21, 2022
Anticipating Growth, Athens Area Humane Society Welcomes Two Veterinarians to its Veterinary Clinic. Drs. Christina…

Jed Kaylor of the AAHS Receives Prestigious Certified Animal Welfare Administrator Credential

March 29, 2022
ATHENS, GA – Jed Kaylor, Program Director at the Athens Area Humane Society recently earned…

AAHS Recognizes Georgia Spay and Neuter Awareness Month

February 1, 2022
ATHENS, GA. In recognition of Governor Brian Kemp’s proclamation that February is Spay and Neuter…

AAHS Plans Celebration In Honor of Betty White’s 100th Birthday

January 17, 2022
ATHENS, GA - The Athens Area Humane Society announces that it will host a birthday…

Engenius received Silver w3 Award for Athens Area Humane Society website

December 20, 2021
Who's on the Move, UpstateBizSC - An Upstate digital marketing agency, Engenius, was presented with…

Doggie Determination – How AAHS Landed $2.2 Million in Gift Commitments in a Few Short Months

December 6, 2021
Turn Two Communications Planned Giving Accelerator program - AAHS quickly ran into a common dilemma…

A look at the Athens Area Humane Society’s new, expanded Mitchell Bridge Road facility

September 14, 2021
Online Athens | Athens Banner-Herald  - The Athens Area Humane Society is now open for…

Athens Area Humane Society celebrates new location

September 11, 2021
The Red & Black - After more than 15 years on Mars Hill Road, the…

Athens Area Humane Society holds grand opening for new facility

September 9, 2021
Athens Banner-Herald  - Scenes from a ribbon-cutting ceremony and tour of the Athens Area Humane…

Athens Area Humane Society Moving into New Shelter

August 11, 2021
WUGA - The Athens Area Humane Society is expanding. The new shelter will officially open…

TNR Program Helps Manage Feral Cats

August 11, 2021
WUGA - About ten years ago, the Athens community was sharply divided, and rising tensions…

Athens Area Humane Society wants to know community members better, and have the community get to know the new us.

August 1, 2021
Five Points Living - At the Athens Area Humane Society, we want to get to…

Athens animal shelters see an increase in animal intakes

June 28, 2021
Kaylor encourages the Athens community to get involved with the local shelters and ACC Animal…

Athens community turns to animal shelters for companionship during COVID-19

April 3, 2021
The Athens community has found companionship through the adoption of pets due to spending more…

The Athens Humane Society Is Expanding, With Help From a Hiker

March 26, 2021
Shelter space for homeless pets is always at a premium, especially in Athens, so when…

Work begins on new Athens Area Humane Society facility

November 6, 2020
The Athens Area Humane Society began construction this month on a new clinic and adoption…

Dr. Cook English Joins Athens Area Humane Society as Associate Veterinarian

November 6, 2020
The Athens Area Humane Society welcomes Dr. Cook English to clinical staff in advance of…

Athens Area Humane Society Bark & Brew

November 2, 2020
The Athens Area Humane Society hosted Bark & Brew on Sept. 12, 2020. The event…

How the Athens Area Humane Society is handling COVID-19

November 2, 2020
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Athens Area Humane Society has worked to address the needs…

State agriculture department awards grants to AAHS

August 6, 2020
Almost a dozen animal shelters and humane societies in Northeast Georgia were among 150 facilities…