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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 Services to further battle the issues shelters face.

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 time at home, bringing to light the important role that pet shelters are playing during the pandemic.

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 the Athens Area Humane Society more than doubles its shelter space, it’s a big deal.

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 center at 1030 Mitchell Bridge Road in Athens.

Athens Area Humane Society Bark & Brew

November 2, 2020
The Athens Area Humane Society hosted Bark & Brew on Sept. 12, 2020. The event featured drinks from all local breweries to raise funds for local animals in need.

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 of its animals while following safety precautions.

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 statewide that will receive grants this year from the Georgia Department of Agriculture.