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The Georgia Week for the Animals team is actively connecting and working with shelters and organizations daily across the state.  

Your ideas and suggestions are welcome as we work together to build this exciting week designed to celebrate animals join together on their behalf.
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Ongoing
A Salute to the Military & Working K-9's 
~God Bless Our Troops~

U.S. Army 
attn: Major Dickerson
385 MP
Bultman Avenue, Bldg. # 258
Ft. Stewart, GA  31314

Please send a card or thank you note to tell the handlers & working K-9's how much we appreciate their service!  Their dedication and loyalty are appreciated so much!
God Bless Our Troops. We love you!  http://www.stewart.army.mil/
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Friday & Saturday, November 24 & 25th     12:00-6:00 pm 
Paws Atlanta Free Pet Adoptions-Home For the Pawlidayz
Black Friday & Saturday 
Paws Atlanta 5287 Covington Highway Decatur, GA 30035  (770) 593-1155

Bring a new family member home for the holidays! This Black Friday through Saturday (November 24 and 25), Zappos.com will help bring pets Home for the Pawlidayz by covering the cost of adoption fees for dogs and cats at PAWS Atlanta. You can use that money to buy your new best friend some toys or a nice warm bed and feel good about saving a life at no cost this holiday season. Saturday we open at 10:00 am! Visit website adoptable loving pets 
 Cats http://www.pawsatlanta.org/adopt/cats
Loving adoptable dogs http://www.pawsatlanta.org/adopt/dogs
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Friday, November 24th        1:00 pm-2:30 pm 
Day After Thanksgiving "Bark in the Park" Dog Hike
Sweetwater Creek State Park   1750 Mount Vernon Rd     Lithia Springs, GA    30122   phone 770-732-5871 

Join a park ranger on an enjoyable "after the feasting" hike with your four-legged companion as we walk down to the impressive five story Civil War era New Manchester Mill alongside the gorgeous rapids (up to class IV) of Sweetwater Creek. All dogs must be leashed and have proof of rabies vaccination. Visit 
http://www.exploregeorgia.org/listing/55626-day-after-thanksgiving-bark-in-the-park-dog-hike
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Saturday, November 25th                        9:00 am-12:00 noon
Beach Combing on Cumberland Island

Crooked River State Park  6222 Charlie Smith Senior Highway  St. Marys, GA 31558

Enjoy a boat cruise Cumberland Island with a Park Ranger.Learn about birds & marine creatures that inhabit this unique and important ecosystem & a chance to see the wild horses.Shoes may get wet.Limited space,preregistration required. Call Park Office to register.
http://explore.gastateparks.org/info/257197?c=13986742
  http://gastateparks.org/SweetwaterCreek 
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Saturday, November 25th (Sat, Sun and thru Mon)   11:00 am til closing hrs at each animal shelter 
Holiday Pet Adoptions in Georgia 

Georgia SPCA 1175 Hwy 23 Suite 109 Suwanee, GA 30024 www.georgiaspca.org

LifeLine Animal Project P.O. Box 15466 Atlanta , GA 30333 www.lifelineanimal.org

Animal Ark Rescue 7133 Sacerdoe Ln  Columbus, GA 31907 www.animalarkrescue.com
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Saturday , November 25th  ongoing                                      Dusk to Dawn
Visit Georgia's Parks & Beautiful Destinations

61 State Parks                           • 3 State Forests                       • 2 State Memorials
15 State Historic Sites             • 4 State Fish Hatcherys               • 1 State Nature Preserve
1 State Wildlife Management Area •          1 State Wildlife Refuge • 4 State Fish Hatcherys
2 National Forests            • 2 National Historic Sites           • 9 National Wildlife Refuges
3 National Recreation Areas              • 1 National Seashore
http://www.stateparks.com/georgia_parks_and_recreation
_destinations.html
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Saturday, November 25th                     9:30 am-8:00 pm
Light Up Blue Ridge, Pets Welcome!

Downtown Blue Ridge City Park           Downtown Blue Ridge, GA 30513

The Great Tree is back! It is 27 feet tall - a sight that will wow children and adults alike. Friday is Blue Friday, when all merchants will be offering discounts and the downtown will be filled with live entertainment throughout the day. Expect to see Santa's elves bustling around town to help shoppers and prepare for Santa's arrival. A full day of fun begins on Saturday when Tuba Christmas performs as Santa and Mrs. Claus arrive in a horse-drawn carriage at 9:30 a.m. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be in the holiday parade immediately following their arrival. 

Visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus, and have photos taken in the gazebo in downtown Blue Ridge. Food vendors will surround the park. Live reindeer! Gingerbread House and Window Decorating Contests. Lighting of the "Great Tree" takes place at 7 p.m. on Saturday. Handicapped Accessible event. Pets are welcome. Free admission and parking. Phone: 706-632-5680 http://www.n-georgia.com/free-events.html
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    Saturday, November 25th                   10:00 am - closing 
Circle of Friends Offsite Adoptions 
Petsmart    1791 Oconee Connector Suite 130   Athens, GA 30606  (706) 395-0670

We decided to get in on the Black Friday craziness! Make sure to stop by PetSmart to see some of our selection!   Email  info@cofas.org

Circle of Friends Animal Society is a small group of motivated people working to rescue as many cats, dogs, and other animals as possible. We work solely out of foster homes and are all volunteers.  https://cofas.org/              Circle of Friends Animal Society  P.O. Box 1235        Greensboro, GA 30642

We will be at Loganville today also : Loganville:
PetSmart on Highway 78 EVERY Saturday from 11 am-2 pm https://www.facebook.com/cofaspets
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                          Saturday, November 25th                   10:00 am - 2:00pm
Southern Grown Farmers Market

Southern Grown Farmers Market  351 Cloister Dr     Sea Island, GA    31561

Support southern vendors at the Southern Grown Farmers Market. Enjoy live music, fresh produce, samples, and southern products at this family-friendly event. This event is open to the public and held at The Market at Sea Island,  St. Simons Island, GA.

Southern Grown Food, Drink and Music Festival is held annually at Sea Island and celebrates all things southern. For info, please visit www.southerngrown.com
http://www.explorestsimonsisland.com/St_Simons_Calendar.html
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Saturday, November  25th       1o:00 am-6:00 pm 
Paws Atlanta Free Pet Adoptions-Home For the Pawlidayz

Paws Atlanta 5287 Covington Highway Decatur, GA 30035 (770) 593-1155

Bring a new family member home for the holidays! This Black Friday through Saturday (November 24 and 25), Zappos.com will help bring pets Home for the Pawlidayz by covering the cost of adoption fees for dogs and cats at PAWS Atlanta. 

You can use that money to buy your new best friend some toys or a nice warm bed and feel good about saving a life at no cost this holiday season. Saturday we open at 10:00 am! Visit website adoptable loving pets 
 Cats http://www.pawsatlanta.org/adopt/cats
Loving adoptable dogs http://www.pawsatlanta.org/adopt/dogs
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Saturday, November 25th         10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Dawson County Humane Society Offsite Adoptions 
PetSmart in Cumming: 1020 Market Pl Blvd, Cumming, GA 30041
and PetSmart in Dawsonville:  145 Forest Blvd Ste 300. Dawsonville, GA 30534

Our mission is to provide shelter and basic needs to Dawson County's homeless dogs and cats.
helter Hours: Tuesday-Friday 11:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Saturday 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.; Sunday 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.; closed to the public Mondays. Phone: 706-265-9160.

Adopt one of loving pets! http://www.dawsoncountyhumanesociety.org/petfinder/
FB  https://www.facebook.com/DawsonCountyHumaneSociety
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​     ​             Saturday, November 25th                11:00 am-6:00 pm
LifeLine Animal Project 
Adoption Specials & Loving Pet Adoptions This Weekend!

See all locations at this  link  http://www.lifelineanimal.org/about-lifeline/contact-us

Come meet your next best friend at LifeLine's pet adoption events!
Founded in 2002, LifeLine Animal Project (LifeLine) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization based in Atlanta, Georgia. LifeLine is working to end the euthanasia of healthy and treatable dogs and cats in metro Atlanta shelters. Please adopt one of loving pets and save alife. 
http://www.lifelineanimal.org/adopt-a-pet

LifeLine Animal Project is a non-profit organization that runs two clinics, it's own animal shelter, and manages DeKalb and Fulton County Animal Services.
http://lifelineanimal.org/events/categoryevents/1-adoptions
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Saturday, November 25th       11:00-5:00 pm
German Shepherd Dog Rescue of Georgia  
Santa Paws Stockings for Shepherds 

German Shepherd Dog Rescue of Georgia   PO Box 785  Roswell, GA 30077

Here's your chance to help our foster dogs, and give your dog, granddog or favorite dog a gift. How about a gift to the dog from the cat? Don't have a dog? We have stockings for cats too!
https://www.facebook.com/GermanShepherdDogRescueOfGeorgia/

Santa Paws has a limited number of stockings, so be sure to place your order before December 1, 2017 for Christmas delivery. Stockings will also be available at our events until December 1st. A portion of the sales will benefit vet care for our rescue dogs. 
Our rescue is recognized by the IRS as a 501c3 charitable organization. All donations to this rescue are tax deductible. 100% of your donations benefit our rescue dogs. . Visit and see our loving adoptables.   http://www.gashepherd.org/available-for-adoption.html
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Saturday, November 25th                               11:00 am-4:00 pm
Good Mews Cats and Kittens Adoptions!

Good Mews                  3805 Robinson Rd.                     Marietta, GA 30068 

Beginning on Black Friday (November 24) and continuing through Cyber Monday (November 27h)
Adopt sweetie pies....  http://goodmews.org/catabase/adoptable-cats/

Choose to “Adopt Not Shop” this weekend and make a big difference in the life of a homeless cat!  Adoption Hours:   Friday, 24th-10-4
Saturday, 25th-10-4      Sunday, 26th-1-4    Monday-27th, 11-2   
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Saturday, November 25th            11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Circle of Friends Dog Adoptions

PetSmart  791 Oconee Connector Suite 130     Athens, GA 30606  (706) 395-0670

Circle of Friends believes that animals deserve kindness and that being kind to animals brings forth our best human qualities and creates a more compassionate society. We believe that every life is precious and do not put a price tag on that life. If an animal needs an investment of time, money, and effort to have a chance at a happy life, we will not turn that animal away.  Visit  https://cofas.org/adoptable-animals/

Loganville: Adopt Dogs at PetSmart on Highway 78 EVERY Saturday from 11 am-2 pm
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Saturday, November 25th                                 11:00 am - 4:00 pm 
Planned Pethood Adoption Day & See Multiple Events 
during GA Week!

PetSmart Johns Creek      3630 Peachtree Parkway   Suwanee, GA 30024  
 (770) 814-8723

See our loving adoptables    http://pethoodga.org/index.php/adopt-and-rescue/adoptable-cats-dogs/adoptable-kittens-and-cats-2

http://pethoodga.org/index.php/adopt-and-rescue/adoptable-cats-dogs/adoptable-dogs
info@pethoodga.org  | Our location  2860 Buford Highway, Bldg F, Suite 2, Duluth, GA 30096  |  678.561.3491/ Check our website for low cost spay and neuter & vaccine clinics,. See spay neuter page http://pethoodga.org/index.php/features/spay-and-neuter-pricing

See the week's other Planned Pethood activities-
adoptions & low cost clinic! 
Nov 25th--- adoptions at PetSmart in Lawrenceville 875 Lawrenceville-Suwanee Rd, Lawrenceville, GA 30043

Dec 2nd---- adoptions at PetSmart in Johns Creek 3630 Peachtree Parkway Suwanee, GA 30024
Dec 2nd---- adoptions at PetSmart in Lawrenceville   875 Lawrenceville-Suwanee Rd, Lawrenceville, GA 30043

Dec 2nd Low-cost vaccine clinic at our facility, 2860 Buford Hwy, Duluth GA 30096 - http://www.pethoodga.org/index.php/other-services/low-cost-vaccinations
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Saturday, November 25th              11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Angels Amongst Us Pet Adoption Day

Petco          2340 Holcomb Bridge Rd             Roswell, GA 30076   (770) 649-6360

Come out and meet our adorable adoptable dogs and cats hoping TODAY is the day they will be chosen by their furever family! Adopt, Don't Shop!

EVENT PAGE:    https://www.facebook.com/events/960572087319820/
Adoption fees include spay/neuter, microchip, and up to date shots. Each of these babies have been lovingly cared for by our wonderful fosters in their own homes. They have all received excellent care as needed by our partnered vets. Visit https://www.facebook.com/angelsrescue

Donate Through the Mail:    Angels Among Us Pet Rescue  PO Box 821     Alpharetta, GA 30009   Questions:    inquiry@angelsrescue.org   Facebook.com/angelsrescue.cats 
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Saturday, November 25th   12:00 noon - 4:00 pm
Friends to the Forlorn Pit Bull Rescue Adoption Day 

Petsmart – Kennesaw     860 Cobb Pl Blvd NW     Kennesaw, GA 30144 
(770) 424-5226

Friends to the Forlorn Pitbull Rescue, Inc. is a volunteer-based 501(c)3 rescue and community outreach organization. 

Our mission is to promote responsible pitbull ownership, provide breed education, combat pet overpopulation, fight unfair legislation, find qualified homes for sound pitbull-type dogs and other dogs in need in Georgia, and help people and animals within our community.  Pls be a volunteer or foster.   See loving adoptables. http://www.friendstotheforlorn.org/adopt-a-bulls/  What a great org with sweet dogs!  http://www.friendstotheforlorn.org/
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Saturday, November 25th     12:00 noon-4:00 pm
Husky Pack Rescue Adoptions 
PetSmart Hiram 4794 Jimmy Lee Smith Pkwy Ste 108 Hiram, GA 30141

Husky Pack Rescue (HPR) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit GA licensed rescue volunteer organization that focuses on saving Siberian Huskies and other working dog breeds in North Georgia. Our goal is to educate the community on the responsibilities of owning one of these incredible animals and to help find them loving, forever homes. Visit our FB page  https://www.facebook.com/HuskyPackRescue/

Working with committed volunteers, fosters, local veterinarians, trainers, we are able to rescue and rehabilitate huskies along with other working class breeds that desperately need our help. We properly socialize each dog, provide them with loving foster homes, and find them well-matched, carefully screened forever homes. See loving adoptables   http://www.huskypackrescue.com/adoptions
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​                                       Saturday, November 25th                  12:00 noon - 4:00 pm
Fayette Humane Society Adoptions & Cocoas Cupboard Adoptions 

Petsmart Peachtree     2701 W HWY 54    Peachtree City, GA 30269  (770) 631-5729

Santa Photos will be on Dec 9 this yr but every Saturday dogs for adoption.  Cost $10 for pics and all proceeds benefit Fayette Humane Society.   See adoptables   http://fayettehumane.org/adoption-information/ 

The Fayette Humane Society (FHS) is the oldest non-profit humane organization in Fayette County, Georgia. The FHS, staffed entirely by volunteers, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and is supported entirely by individual and corporate donations. Because we do not have a shelter, all of the animals we rescue live in temporary foster homes until they are adopted. We believe that all companion pets have intrinsic value and should be treated with the reverence and care they deserve.

Coco's Cupboard, Inc----We are a 501 (c) (3) non-profit humane society. Our goal is to help reduce the number of abandoned pets in Pike County, one of many Georgia counties with no animal control. 
Coco's Cupboard, Inc is ran by volunteers and funded by donations. We offer a low cost spay / neuter program and pet food pantry for those in need. We have limited space for fosters and welcome new foster homes! http://www.cocoscupboardinc.org/
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  Saturday,  November 25th               11:00 am-2:00 pm
Releashed Rescue Adoption Event

Unleashed by Petco    Sandy Plains      Marietta, GA   30066   (770) 565-3646

Wow, do we have some awesome dogs for adoption. See link below.  For our adoption events, we need volunteers to help handle our dogs. Please let us know if you are available or would like to come meet one of our pups! We need dog walkers, handlers and happy people! Please come out and help us if you are available! 

Releashed Rescue is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to rescuing Siberian Huskies and other working dogs from Georgia and surrounding states high-kill shelters, rehabilitating those that need training and rehoming them into permanent loving homes.

Releashed Rescue has a vision of a world where animals are not killed because they are inconvenient.  Instead, we hope to educate the public about pet over-population, spay , neuter, humane treatment of animals and how animals can enrich the lives of people including the elderly, children and those with disabilities.
Look at our adoptable beauties! http://www.releashedrescue.com/#!about/c1wk9
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  Saturday,  November 25th               12:00 noon-4:00 pm
Homeless Pets Foundation Dog Adoptions 

Petsmart   1285 Johnsons Ferry Rd  Merchant's Walk   Marietta, GA 30068 
 (770) 971-3010

The Homeless Pet Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization that saves the lives of homeless cats and dogs in Atlanta area animal shelters and promote the benefits of pet ownership. The org was founded in 1998 by an Atlanta-based veterinarian who saw a need and started recruiting volunteers to help him spread the word about the many loving, adoptable pets that were in dire situations in overcrowded shelters.

In the Atlanta area, more than 100,000 animals are destroyed each year for lack of a home. The foundation works to prevent these senseless deaths through necessary medical care, foster care and adoption services.    See our loving adoptables    Visit  http://www.homelesspets.com/adoption-info/
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Saturday, November 25th            12:00 noon-4:00 pm 
Humane Society of Northwest Georgia Adoption Day

​Humane Society of Northwest Georgia    1703 Cleveland Highway
Dalton, GA 30721    706.226.5002

We currently rescue an average of 378 pets per year. We are excited about the future growth of the Humane Society of Northwest Georgia and our ability to better serve the animals and citizens of our community. We are currently open for adoptions on Wed & Saturdays. 

Our future plans include a capital campaign to raise funds for a state of the art facility that you can be proud of; one that welcomes people in to learn about animal welfare and humane care. A place where children can come to learn values of kindness to people and animals, values, such as fairness, compassion, respect and encourages good character. Email hsnwgaorg@gmail.com    Adopt one of our sweet pets looking for forever homes. See the Cuties! http://hsnwga.org/adoption/adoptable-pets/
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Saturday, November 25th         12:30 pm-4:00 pm 
Newnan-Coweta Humane Society Offsite Adoptions 
(Foster Homes Needed)

Newnan PetSupermarket       3149 East Highway 34      Newnan, GA 30265 
 (678) 854-6279

Thank you for your interest in adopting one of our foster pets. It is NCHS's mission to place our animals in safe, secure and loving homes that will offer them a LIFETIME commitment of love and proper care.
Do you have room in your heart and home to provide temporary care for a rescued shelter pet? For every pet that is fostered, another life can be saved. NCHS covers all veterinary expenses, pet meds, plus food and supplies as needed.  

To adopt one of our loving pets , visit http://nchsrescue.org/petDetails/adoptablepets
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Saturday, November 25th        1:00 pm-5:00 pm 
PAWS & Floyd Animal Control 
Bring in a new, unwrapped child’s toy in exchange for FREE adoption of one of our furry friends.

Floyd County Animal Control Shelter  99 North Ave    Rome, GA 30161   706) 236-4537 

PAWS is pleased to partner with the Floyd County Sheriff's Office, The Salvation Army and Toys for Tots this holiday season. Now through December 15, bring in a new, unwrapped child’s toy in exchange for FREE adoption of one of our furry friends. For more information, please call at 706.236.4537. Don't forget to SHARE with all your friends! The shelter opens at 10 am on most days. Visit website  https://www.romefloyd.com/departments/animal-control
So many Beautiful loving pets for adoptions. See them!  https://www.adoptapet.com/shelter81006-pets.html
PAWS  FB https://www.facebook.com/fcpaws/
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Saturday, November 25th        2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Georgia Animal Rescue & Defence Dog & Cat Adopt Day

 PetSmart     262 Pooler Pkwy     Pooler, GA 31322       (912) 988-4072

Georgia Animal Rescue and Defence, Inc. is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit animal charity and a licensed 509(a)2 no-kill animal shelter that is funded entirely by private contributions, See loving pets and Adopt http://www.gardonline.org/adoption/adoptable-pets/
PHONE: (929) 274-GARD (4273)
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Saturday, November 25th           6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens State Park 
A.H. Stephens State Park  456 Alexander Street NW  Crawfordville, GA 30631

On Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through Christmas, tour our 10-acre event field (located behind the office) and office area which has been beautifully decorated Christmas light displays by a host of site partners, volunteers and local businesses. Free treats will be available and holiday themed movies will be shown nightly. Parking fee: $5  Event Phone: 706-456-2602  Visit http://explore.gastateparks.org/info/222107?c=13365825
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Sunday, November 26th        9:30 am- 2:30 pm
Golden Retriever Rescue of Atlanta (GRRA)
*"GRRA Paws on the Path Hike for Vato" Big Creek Park - * Greenway Trail *

 Big Creek Park-Green Trail - 1600 Old Alabama Road,      Roswell GA 30076

Make some new friends on this easy 3.5 mile, 2 hour hike. Have a great time while your dog enjoys socializing with other great dogs. Hike around the hilly 1.5 mile forest trail loop then take the 2 mile paved loop around the wet lands. It’s a very easy interesting hike that loops over its self, so if 3.5 miles is too far you can stop at 1.5 miles. Hopefully we will see some deer and wildlife. Meet at the covered Bridge.  Please RSVP with Ken - hikes@grra.com
Notes: 
- Bring all your dogs and dog loving friends. Great for all our dogs - Puppy through Senior
- Free parking    - Restrooms available 
- Dog bags and trashcans available   - Bring water for you and your dogs 
- Bring a camera    - The deer request that dogs be on a leash 
- Meet up in the parking area at 9:30 AM     Running late? Call Ken Phone 678-777-4295
http://www.grra.com/events/143/paws-on-the-path-for-vato-big-creek-park
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Sunday. November 26th     All day, All year 
Georgia Animal Shelters
Become Involved. Adopt, Donate, Volunteer. 
Animal Shelter.org
http://www.animalshelter.org/shelters/Georgia.asp
Petfinder
http://www.petfinder.com/awo/index.cgi?action=state&state=GA&limit=100
Net Pets
http://www.netpets.org/dogs/dogresc/georgia.html
Mutt Cats
http://muttcats.com/shelters/georgia.htm
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                                          Sunday, November 26th       12:00  noon-4:00 pm
Releashed Rescue Adoption Event

Petsmart               625 W Crossville Rd.    Roswell, GA 30075      (678) 352-8138

Wow, do we have some awesome dogs for adoption. See link below.  For our adoption events, we need volunteers to help handle our dogs. Please let us know if you are available or would like to come meet one of our pups! We need dog walkers, handlers and happy people! Please come out and help us if you are available! 

Releashed Rescue is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to rescuing Siberian Huskies and other working dogs from Georgia and surrounding states high-kill shelters, rehabilitating those that need training and rehoming them into permanent loving homes.

Releashed Rescue has a vision of a world where animals are not killed because they are inconvenient.  Instead, we hope to educate the public about pet over-population, spay , neuter, humane treatment of animals and how animals can enrich the lives of people including the elderly, children and those with disabilities.
Look at our adoptable beauties! http://www.releashedrescue.com/#!about/c1wk9
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Sunday, November 26th             12 Noon-3pm
You Lucky Dog Rescue Adoption Event 

Petco            2345 Market Place Blvd              Cumming, Georgia 30041 (678) 947-9280

You lucky dog rescue is all volunteer IRC 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to the rescue of homeless and abandoned dogs from the high-kill shelters of North Georgia.

We believe it is our moral responsibility to save, protect, and improve the lives of these dogs through the help of committed volunteers, foster homes, donors, local veterinarians, and trainers. We strive to re-introduce these dogs to society, assess their individual needs, and provide them with a loving temporary home while matching them with only the best, carefully screened forever homes. Adopt http://youluckydogrescue.org/adoptables
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Sunday, November 26th           12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Homeless Pets Foundation Cat Adoptions 

 Petsmart Heritage Pavilion   2540 Cumberland Blvd SE,  Smyrna, GA 30080    (770) 432-8250

The Homeless Pets Foundation saves the lives of cats and dogs that have run out of time at public shelters by utilizing social networks, hosting adoption events and placing pets in foster families until forever homes can be found.    Visit http://www.homelesspets.com/adoption-info/
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Sunday, November 27th           12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Chattahoochee Nature Center Fall Outdoor Scavenger Hunt
Nature Center    9135 Willeo Road - Roswell, GA 30075   (770) 992-2055 x238

This quarter, we will be hiking up the hill to the Unity Garden to discover what’s growing. Start in the Nature Exchange to pick up a scavenger hunt and earn NEX points for each find.  Visit Atlanta’s Nature Destination today--the Chattahoochee Nature Center in Roswell, Georgia. Join us for community events for children, families and adults. Enjoy wildlife programs, hiking, environmental education, horticulture & more!
Visit http://www.chattnaturecenter.org/
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Monday, November 27th    Call to schedule 
Project Catsnip Woodstock Feline LowCost SPAY/NEUTER Clinic in Woodstock 

Cherokee County Humane Society Thrift Store           5900 Bells Ferry Rd
Woodstock, Ga 30102    Project Catsnip phone 770-455-7077

Thank you for your interest in our mobile practice. The entire staff is dedicated to your pet's health and well being. We visit about 17 different locations around the Metro Atlanta Area. We look forward to serving you.  Visit http://projectcatsnip.com/

CatSnip is one of the top feline spay-neuter clinics in the country. We have performed over 60,000 quality feline spays and neuters since opening in 2002. We have become specialists in feline spay-neuter. Why? Because we hate to see cats suffer and die and we want to make quality, affordable services available to everyone.Our mobile clinics start at 7:30 AM and typically run until 3:00 PM, Monday - Friday. Our business office is open for your calls from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. See our schedule mobile days. http://projectcatsnip.com/schedule/
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   Monday, November 27th                            schedule a.m. time
Dawson County Humane Low-Cost Spay/Neuter Program

Dawson County Humane     633 Martin Road       Dawsonville, GA 30534

If you are an adult resident of Dawson County and receive one of the following types of public assistance - Medicaid, WIC, food stamps, TANF, or if you are active-duty military - you may be eligible for our low-cost ($10.00) spay/neuter services.  For more information and to apply, please contact the Shelter at 706-265-9160.
Also we hope to see you at the shelter adopting our loving dogs and cats ....awaiting homes.  http://www.dawsoncountyhumanesociety.org/
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Monday, November 27th                  Ongoing 
  Low-cost Spay and Neuter Resources:
NE Spay Neuter Coalition - www.negaspayneuter.org
West Mobile Vet - www.westmobilevet.com
West Georgia Spay Neuter - www.westgeorgiaspayneuter.com
Atlanta Animal Alliance - www.atlantaanimalalliance.com/catsnip
Atlanta Pets - www.atlantapets.org
Hall County Humane Society - www.humanesocietyofhallco.com
Project Catsnip  http://projectcatsnip.com/
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Monday, November 27th           CYBER Monday Special Fees!
See list of shelters on home page of this GA Week site also. 
http://www.georgiaanimals.org/

Georgia Animal Shelters
Become Involved. Adopt, Donate, Volunteer. 
Animal Shelter.org
http://www.animalshelter.org/shelters/Georgia.asp
Petfinder
http://www.petfinder.com/awo/index.cgi?action=state&state=GA&limit=100
Net Pets
http://www.netpets.org/dogs/dogresc/georgia.html
Mutt Cats
http://muttcats.com/shelters/georgia.htm
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Tuesday, November 28th                          8:00 am- 12:00 noon
Statesboro Therapy Dogs @
East Georgia Regional Medical Center

East Georgia Regional Medical Center  1499 Fair Rd           Statesboro, GA 30458

The loving dogs are on hand Tuesday mornings to all patients who request a visit, usually 15 minutes.  The joy they bring to patienrs (and staff!) is immeasurable. East Georgia Medical Center contact is Daryl Waters darell.waters@hma.com
Pawsitive Connections of Statesboro is an official chapter of  Therapy Dogs International.  Members perform Therapy Dog work in the community as their personal schedules allow.  "We are committed to serving the needs of our local community. " Visit their website to learn much more  about their truly wonderful work. http://statesborotherapydogs.com/
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Tuesday, November 28th                           8:00 am-5:00 pm 
Whitfield County Animal Shelter Adoptions 
Whitfield County Shelter   156 Gillespie Dr    Dalton, GA 30721   (706) 278-2018

Whitfield County Animal Facilities objective is to provide citizens a solution to unwanted and stray animals.While performing this task it is our goal to provide a controlled answer to an uncertain future that faces both animals and those persons finding themselves having to utilize our facilities services. https://www.facebook.com/WhitfieldCountyAnimalShelter

Low-Cost Spay and Neuter  by Dr. Emily Felker 
at the Animal Shelter. Call the shelter for details.   http://www.whitfieldcountyga.com/as/animalshelter.htm
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Tuesdays        Call libraries for times
 READ Dogs, Animal Stories at Cobb Libraries

Cobb County Public Library System      Marietta, GA   http://www.cobbcat.org/

READing Paws programs are available throughout the Cobb County libraries. The free children’s program is a one-on-one storytime and is used to enhance children’s love of reading and to encourage literacy through the use of therapy animals. 

Dogs are registered, tested and insured therapy animals. They have been screened for skills and temperament, health and cleanliness, good manners and attitude. Events at http://www.cobbcat.org/events/
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Tuesday, December 28th   (til Christmas)                                  1:00-5:00 pm
 Pet Food Drive for the 
Douglas County Animal Shelter & Low Cost Adoptions

Douglas County Animal Shelter  1755 County Services Road   (adjacent to the Cedar Mtn Landfill)    Douglasville, Georgia 30134      (770) 920-3133

Now through Christmas: Pet Food Drive for the Douglas County Animal Shelter
As you are shopping for friends and family this holiday season, please pick up a can or bag of dog or cat food for our Shelter animals! Phone: 770-942-5961 http://www.celebratedouglascounty.com/view/departments/
view_dept/&cdept=72&department=Animal%20Shelter

The Douglas County Animal Shelter has many cats and dogs for adoption. The adoption fee for all dogs and cats is $35.00 Cash or Check ONLY. All adopted animals must be spayed or neutered within 30 days by state law. Adoptables!  http://awos.petfinder.com/shelters/GA299.html%22
Drop pet food off at any of the following locations or the shelter:
Lithia Springs     John Bleakley Ford  Animal Lovers Pet Hospital, AA Animal Hospital, Douglasville  Bankhead Animal Hospital,  Pause 4 Paws Pet Grooming, 3770F West County Line Road   Douglas County Sheriff's Office,   Douglas County Courthouse, Studio 22 Antiques, 6118 Fairburn Road - Douglasville Vet Hospital, Bubbles in Bows,  - Douglas County Library, Pet Things, 6880 Douglas Boulevard - Publix, 3316 Highway 5, Highway 5 Animal Hospital,  Kritters Country Club, Kay Animal Hospital, 8991 Highway 5 - Don Britt & Associates, Dog River Library, Mirror Lake Animal Hospital,  Villa Rica Animal Hospital, 1700 Rockmart Road    West Georgia Spay Neuter Clinic. 
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Tuesday, December 28th                             All Day 
Sumpter Humane Society 'Giving Tuesday'

Sumter Humane Society   108 Industrial Blvd.       Americus, GA  31719

The Sumter Humane Society is proud to partner with GivingTuesday  Please save the date!  http://sumterhumanesociety.org/index.html
#GivingTuesday is a special call to action and creates a national day of giving around the annual shopping and spending season to inspire giving every day.  See our cuties! http://sumterhumanesociety.org/adoptioncenter.html

We have a very affordable Low Cost Spay/Neuter Program. Please contact the shelter for details on how you would qualify.Need help with the cost of  Spay & Neutering your pet? Ask about   SNAP - Spay/Neuter Assistance Program -----Sumpter Humane Society 108 Industrial Blvd. Americus, GA  31719   229-924-0268   shumanes@att.net    
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Tuesday, November 28th                    10:30 am-4:30 pm
 Effingham Animal Shelter Low Cost Adoptions!

Effington Animal Shelter     307 Hwy 119 South        Springfield, GA  31329

Shelter is requesting money from the public to purchase two air and heating units for the shelter. One will replace a broken unit and the other will be installed in a section that never had heat or air.  Pls visit to view adoptables
http://www.effinghamcounty.org/DepartmentsAF/
AnimalShelter/AdoptionPage/tabid/2040/AlbumID/4644-64/Default.aspx

The fee to adopt animals from the shelter is $50 for dogs and $40 for cats, which includes shots.  The shelter’s phone number is 912-754-2109. It is open for adoptions Mondays and Thursdays from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Bill mgr is a great guy. They don't have a facebook (not allowed by county) so any networking on their behalf is much appreciated. 

The office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The shelter’s Web page is: http://www.effinghamcounty.org/DepartmentsAF/AnimalShelter.aspx
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Tuesday, November 28th   Ongoing
S.O.S. @ University of Georgia -Great Program!

University of Georgia        Athens, GA 30602

S.O.S promotes the protection of all animals.  Through education and advocacy, we work to defend animals from cruelty and exploitation, to reduce animal suffering, and to encourage compassion for all living beings. Join us and help be a voice for animals!
S.O.S accepts you wherever you are on the food-choice spectrum. While many group members follow a plant-based diet, we welcome everyone interested in reducing animal suffering! Whether your focus is on animals used for food, clothing, experiments, sports and entertainment, or other issues, S.O.S needs your help to speak for those who can't.

Email us at sos@uga.edu and ask to join our listserv so you can get announcements about S.O.S events. If you don't have time to participate in all our activities, that's OK! You are welcome to volunteer to help out whenever you have a chance, for example working on just one of our projects during the year. Learn more & see impressive calendar at https://www.facebook.com/SpeakOutForSpecies
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Tuesday, November 29th                 11:00 am-4:00 pm
New Hope Animal Sanctuary Volunteer Tuesdays

New Hope Animal Sanctuary   64 Yeargin Ct        Winterville, GA  30683  (706)742-9580  

A New Hope is 100% volunteer run. Our volunteers are the backbone of our organization, making everything we do possible. Two hour volunteer shifts are available every Tuesday-Saturday for anyone interested in lending a hand. Registration must be completed 24 hours in advance. Youth volunteers must be 14+ and accompanied by an adult.

Volunteers help with: -Animal Photography, Cleaning, Fundraising, Event Planning, Building Enclosures, Creating Animal Enrichment . A New Hope is a 501(c)3 non-profit, home to animals rescued from the exotic pet trade, non-releasable wildlife, and farmed animals. Our goal is to end animal exploitation by educating the community and promoting veganism as means to create a compassionate culture. Visit http://www.anewhopesanctuary.org/
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Tuesday, November 29th                             All Day
GA License Plate Promotes Conservation of Wildlife

Funds from the sale of both nongame wildlife license plates in Georgia benefit the Wildlife Conservation Fund. This fund is managed by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division exclusively for conservation, education and recreation projects focusing on Georgia's endangered and nongame wildlife and plants.  The funds have also been used to purchase and preserve habitat.

There are currently no state funds provided for nongame wildlife conservation, education and recreation programs and these important projects are funded solely through federal grants, direct donations and fundraising initiatives like the  wildlife license plate.
The tags are one of the primary sources of funding for nongame wildlife conservation in Georgia. Georgia continues to lose natural habitat for quail, songbirds and other wildlife in part because of the state's fast-growing human population rate and changing land management practices. See tags & learn more at http://www.georgiawildlife.org/node/2313
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Wednesday, November 29th  and thru December  
Lifeline, Fulton County Animal Services 
and DeKalb Animal Services Low Cost  Adoptions!

Locations        http://www.lifelineanimal.org/shelters/lifeline-shelters
This is one of the busiest times of the year at DeKalb County Animal Services (DCAS) and Fulton County Animal Services (FCAS), so we want to bring as many potential adopters as possible to our shelters to see our wonderful dogs and cats.

If you would like to take advantage of our November adoption event, stop by our LifeLine, DCAS, and FCAS adoption pages and view profiles of available pets!
Lifeline http://lifelineanimal.org/adoptable-animals      404.292.8800
DeKalb http://dekalbanimalservices.com/adopt-a-pet                 404-294-2165
Fulton http://www.fultonanimalservices.com/adoptable-animals       404-613-0358
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Wednesday, November 30th           10:00 am-5:00 pm 
The Bulloch County Animal Shelter Adoptions 

Bulloch County Animal Shelter 81 Mill Creek Road Statesboro, GA 30458
(912) 764-4529

We know you've always wanted a sweet dog or cat. And now's the time friends! We are here to help you get ready for your new family member as soon as you're ready to take the big plunge! Owning an animal is, after all, a huge responsibility and is one of the most gratifying things you can do! Visit http://www.bullochcoanimalshelter.org/

Wish List--- Most needed Items:
- Dry Dog & Puppy Food - Wet Dog & Puppy Food - Dry Cat & Kitten Food
- Wet Cat & Kitten Food - Cat Litter - Cat Litter Deodorizer (Powder)
- Pet Carriers: Small, medium and Large (plastic) - Leashes - Collars
Adopt one of loving dogs or puppies!
http://www.bullochcoanimalshelter.org/adoptable-dogs-puppies.html

Loving adoptable kitties http://www.bullochcoanimalshelter.org/adoptable-cats-kittens.html
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         Wednesday, November 29th          12:00 noon-6:00 pm
Athens Area Humane Society--Ways to Help & Pet Adoptions!

Athens Area Humane Society  1781 Mars Hill Rd      Watkinsville, GA 30677

Since AAHS has limited staffing, it can be, at times, difficult for us to handle large groups of volunteers under our direct supervision. Not to say that we do not desperately need your help. Your help can most effectively be used if your group is able to be self-directed. Here are a few examples of fundraisers that you can do that would be a big help, along with some other things we are currently in need of:.http://www.athenshumanesociety.org/

We have established a Pet Soup Kitchen called The Food Bowl where pets in need can receive free food so their owners do not have to make the hard choice of surrendering them.  We are currently collecting bags of dog and cat food for distribution.   
If you would like to help keep animals with their families please consider donating a bag of food today.  Bags of food can be dropped off at our shelter, adoption center, or spay/neuter clinic.  Please call if you have questions 706-705-AAHS (2247).
http://www.athenshumanesociety.org
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 Wednesday, November 29th Ongoing 
Georgia Low-cost or Free Spay-Neuter services
http://www.gapetresources.com/p/spayneuter.html

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Wednesday, November 29th                   7:00 pm-7:30 pm
Mostly Mutts Read to Dogs 

NEW Mostly Mutts Shelter   3238 Cherokee Street    Kennesaw, GA 30144

 This reading program is designed to assist in the adoption of shy and fearful dogs with high anxiety or are overly stressed, as well as get children involved to learn about dog behavior and improve their reading skills simultaneously. These dogs are more likely to get adopted once they learn that approaching and interacting with people is better than hiding in the back or cowering in the kennel at adoption events.  Visit  https://www.mostlymutts.org/images/pdf/ReadToDogs_Flyer.pdf
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Wednesday, December 29th                           5:30 pm-7:30 pm
CSRA Humane Society Adoptions

 CSRA Humane Society Pet Center    425 Wood Street     Augusta, GA 30904

Adoptions held Wednesday evenings and all day Saturday.  Contact Info 706-261-7387.  CSRA Human Society Pet Center located near Lake Olmstead.   Serving the greater Central Savannah River Area, the  CSRA Humane Society, Inc. (CSRAHS) finds loving,  permanent homes for pets whose guardians can no  longer care for them. We sponsor a spay/neuter program  for area pet guardians and also serve as a humane  education resource for our community on responsible  people-pet relationships and the humane treatment of all  animals. http://www.csrahumanesociety.org/
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​Wednesday, November 29th Ongoing
Georgia Equine Rescue League-GA Dept of Agriculture 

Impound Barn          2834 Marben Farm Rd    Mansfield, Georgia 30055
Georgia Equine Rescue League        http://www.gerlltd.org/

GA Dept of Agriculture See available horses that need adoption. Mat Thompson is the manager and what a wonderful job they do with the horses. They really care.  No horse goes to slaughter. The inmates at Pulaski Women's Prison train them  and even help in a limited basis to help adoption on Auction Day!       http://www.agr.georgia.gov/equine-health.aspx

GA Dept of Agriculture Equine Health:   Mat ThompsonManager   Tel: 404-656-3713 . Mr. Thompson really cares! What a wonderful man. See horses for sale/adoption. 
 You can also contact the Equine Health office with any questions at 404-656-3713.  

GERL helps the GA Dept of Agriculture in funds. 
About GERL--While the Georgia Dept. of Agriculture, Equine Division is charged with enforcement of laws which protect equine in Georgia, there are no state funds allocated for the care of animals which are seized and impounded by GDA Inspectors due to neglect. That program is forced to rely heavily on public donations. To date, GERL has provided over $360,000 to support the GDA Equine Division. http://www.gerlltd.org/aboutus.html
We are now working with local law enforcement and animal control agencies to insure more widespread enforcement of equine protection laws. This effort involves the training of officers regarding proper horse handling and providing temporary equine holding facilities where needed. Questions?   Call ANNE at  phone 770-464-3348 or email missanne612@bellsouth.net
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Wednesday, November 29th     Ongoing
Vegetarian Society of Georgia
http://www.vegsocietyofga.org/

The Atlanta Vegetarian & Vegan Group
http://www.meetup.com/AtlantaVegetarians/

CSRA (Central Savannah River Area) Vegetarian Society
http://www.meetup.com/csravs/
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Thursday, November 30th          8:30 am-5:00 pm
Paradox -Free Pit Bull Spay & Neuters 

Paradox Animal Clinic 1200 Industrial Pkwy, Loganville, GA 30052
Phone: (770) 787-8717  and (770) 972-5067 

Paradox Clinic specializes in LOW COST spay/neuter to help solve this problem.  "FIX-A-BULL" PROJECT! - FREE PIT BULL SPAYS & NEUTERS!!! Click Here
http://www.paradoxspayneuter.com/fixabull.html
 (There are only 12 spots per month and they are first-come, first-served). 
YOU MUST CALL (770) 972-5067 or email paradoxspayneuter@hotmail.com  FIRST TO BE APPROVED FOR THIS PROGRAM.
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Thursday, November 30th        9:45 am-5:00 pm
GERL Hosts free Law Enforcement Training
-Hosted by Georgia Equine Rescue League-

Wayne County Extension Building, 1900 Sunset Blvd, Jesup, GA 31545.   (770) 464-0138

Georgia Equine Rescue League Hosts FREE Law Enforcement Training, Eligible for 6 P.O.S.T. Hours.   The Georgia Dept. of Agriculture, Equine Division is charged with enforcement of laws which protect equine in Georgia, there are no state funds allocated for the care of animals which are seized and impounded by GDA Inspectors due to neglect. That program is forced to rely heavily on public donations. To date, GERL has provided over $560,000 to support the GDA Equine Division.

The Law Enforcement Training on November 30th will be at the Wayne County Extension Building, 1900 Sunset Blvd, Jesup, GA 31545.  
This event is for law enforcement and animal control officers to learn basic horse handling, body scoring and how to build a case for prosecution of animal cruelty or neglect. Let us know if any further information is needed.

  In addition, GERL has developed programs to help horses in other ways. We are now working with local law enforcement and animal control agencies to insure more widespread enforcement of equine protection laws. This effort involves the training of officers regarding proper horse handling and providing temporary equine holding facilities where needed. GERL is proud of our many success stories but we are aware that none of them would have been possible without the ongoing support of our members and others who share our love and concern for horses. See adoptables http://gerlltd.org/index.php/equines-for-adoption-2/

Note: To report a case of equine abuse, call the Georgia Department of Agriculture Equine Division Monday - Friday | 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM     404-656-3713   or    800-282-5852
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Thursday, Nov 30th    Ongoing
Sign Up For LowCost  &Free Spay & Neuter SNIP DeKalb 

DeKalb County Animal Services  845 Camp Rd     Decatur, GA 30032   404-294-2165

SNIP DeKalb, which provides free spay/neuters, including vaccinations, for low income pet owners that reside in DeKalb County.  DeKalb County Animal Services and Lifeline Animal Project .People who would like a SNIP DeKalb free spay/neuter should print and fill out the application that is online or you can pick up an application inside the Second Life store! 
Help them spread the word about SNIP DeKalb by printing out and hanging up this SNIP DeKalb color flyer or SNIP DeKalb black and white black and white flyer all over DeKalb County!   http://dekalbanimalservices.com/
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      Thursday, November 30th                          12:00 noon-4:00 pm
Atlanta Humane Society 'Forget Me Nots'

Howell Mill Campus      981 Howell Mill Road NW    Atlanta, GA 30318
404.875.5331

At Atlanta Humane Society, we love all of our animals but the long-term residents have an extra special place in our hearts. These are the dogs and cats that have stayed the longest at our facilities, many times more than six months. It can be very stressful to not have a permanent home and as a result, we’ve listed them here in hopes of finding these long-term residents an environment they can call all their own.

The AHS is the oldest private charitable organization in Atlanta, founded in 1873 following a visit to the city by Robert E. Lee. The animal charity was originally chartered to protect women, children, and animals and remained a child protection and animal welfare society for 79 years. The Atlanta Humane Society,     Website  http://www.atlantahumane.org/
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Thursday, November 30th             1:00 pm-7:00 pm 
Glynn County Animal Shelter Adoptions

Glynn County Animal Shelter 4765 Highway 17 N Brunswick, GA 31525
 (912) 554-7500

Come adopt your next best friend(s). We have some real sweet pets now so come on in. Open Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday 11 AM - 4 PM Thursday 1 PM - 7 PM (Evening hours!)  Closed Sunday & Monday
Our Mission Statement: To protect the health and safety of our residents, to protect animals and to promote their humane treatment.  
See cutie pie cats http://www.glynncountyanimals.org/Public/Animals.aspx?cid=10
See sweet dogs http://www.glynncountyanimals.org/Public/Animals.aspx?cid=9
Learn how to become a volunteer!    http://www.glynncountyanimals.org/Public/Documents/VolunteerOpportunities17.pdf
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Thursday, November 30th                  12:30 pm 
Callaway Gardens Birds of Prey(Owls, Hawks Raptors )

Callaway Gardens   17800 US Hwy 27 Pine Mountain, GA 31822

Free-Flight Birds of Prey Shows 12:30 p.m. — Discover the majesty of owls, hawks and other raptors in our daily indoor and outdoor shows. Click  for seasonal show schedules.  http://callawaygardens.com/events/calendar/free-flight-birds-prey-shows-1230-pm
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Thursday,  November 30th        All Day
See list of Shelters on home page of this GA Week site also. 
http://www.georgiaanimals.org/

Georgia Animal Shelters
Become Involved. Adopt, Donate, Volunteer. 
Donate winter supplies needed at shelters. 
Animal Shelter.org
http://www.animalshelter.org/shelters/Georgia.asp
Petfinder
http://www.petfinder.com/awo/index.cgi?action=state&state=GA&limit=100
Net Pets
http://www.netpets.org/dogs/dogresc/georgia.html
Mutt Cats
http://muttcats.com/shelters/georgia.htm
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Friday, December  1st (- Sunday Dec 3rd)       8:00 am- 5:00 pm
Circle of Friends Dog Agility
Georgia In't Horse Park   1996 Centennial Olympic Pkwy   Conyers, GA 30013 

Circle of Friends Dog Agility presents three days of fast fun that's gone to the dogs! Dog agility is an exciting team sport where dogs and their handlers navigate a challenging course of jumps, tunnels, weave poles and other obstacles at speed. Spectators are welcome, and admission is free. For more information, contact Circle of Friends Dog Agility, LLC at dcdriscoll@att.net. The event is located in the Charles Walker Covered Arena.
website:  http://circleoffriendsagility.com/home
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                    Friday, December 1st (thru 3rd)                11:00 am-6:00 pm
LifeLine Animal Project 
Lowcost Adoption Fees & Pet Adoptions This Weekend!

See all locations at this  link  http://www.lifelineanimal.org/about-lifeline/contact-us

Come meet your next best friend at LifeLine's pet adoption events! Founded in 2002, LifeLine Animal Project (LifeLine) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization based in Atlanta, Georgia. LifeLine is working to end the euthanasia of healthy and treatable dogs and cats in metro Atlanta shelters. http://www.lifelineanimal.org/adopt-a-pet

LifeLine Animal Project is a non-profit organization that runs two clinics, it's own animal shelter, and manages DeKalb and Fulton County Animal Services.
http://lifelineanimal.org/events/categoryevents/1-adoptions
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Friday, December1stOngoing                                          Call for adoption appt
Brantley Animal Rescue Coalition 
-See and Save One of Our Adoptables-
Brantley Animal Rescue Coalition           PO Box 973     Nahunta, GA 31553

It is our mission to protect and improve the lives of abused, abandoned, or homeless companion animals in Brantley County and the surrounding areas, as well as place these pets in loving permanent homes. We work diligently to educate the public, especially children, on the importance of pet sterilization, responsible pet ownership, and the humane treatment of animals. See their loving aniamls available. Pls visit 
brantleyanimalrescuecoalition. weebly.com/dog-gallery-1.html
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Friday , December 1st                  12 noon til
Athens Humane Society Service Discount 

AAHS Adoption Center     located in the back of Pet Supplies Plus 
191 Alps Rd. Suite 15,            Athens, GA 30606

Athens Area Humane Society is offering a Service Discount on spay/neuter surgeries and pet adoption fees to the following people:
-Firefighters   -Police Officers  -EMTs    -Active Military -Veterans   -Teachers
**Must show credentials to receive discount**
The AAHS Adoption Center, located in the back of Pet Supplies Plus (191 Alps Rd. Suite 15, Athens, GA 30606), is open Monday through Friday from 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm and Saturday and Sunday from 12:00pm to 6:00pm. 
For more information , please call 706-705-2247 or visit our website at http://www.AthensHumaneSociety.org 
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Friday, December 1st                     1:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Savannah-Chatham County Animal Shelter
Pet Adoptions

Savannah Animal Shelter   7211 Sallie Mood Drive     Savannah, GA 31406 

Public visitation of the animals shall take place between the hours of 1:00 p.m. and 4:45pm. Monday through Sunday. Visit website http://animalcontrol.chathamcounty.org/Pet-Adoptions
The orientation is a push to increase volunteer numbers and will be held at 1 p.m. Animal Control seeks many different volunteer services, such as: greeters, office assistants, animal photographers, event coordinators, groomers, property maintenance workers, kennel assistants, dog walkers, cat socializers, play area monitors, off-site adoption managers, veterinary service supporters, and foster coordinators. Volunteers wanted for Savannah Animal Control. Potential volunteers are asked to notify Lewis prior to orientation; though, walk-ins are welcome. 17-year-old is the minimum age for volunteers. Lewis can be reached at 912.525.2151 or jlewis01@savannahga.gov.
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Friday, December 1st and  Ongoing
NetPets.Org's Military Pets FOSTER Project

A Nationwide & Global network of Individual Foster Homes that will house, nurture and care for the dogs, cats, birds, horses and all other pets for all the Military personnel only.  For more info, https://www.netpets.org/netp/foster.php

Foster Homes for Domestic Abuse Victims / Military
http://www.gapetresources.com/p/special-resources.html
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Friday, December 1st    5:30 pm-9:30 pm 
Roseland Christmas Market Hosted by Paws 4 Life
The Gardens of the American Rose Center  8877 Jefferson Paige Rd,
 Shreveport, Louisiana 71119

Paws for Life is excited to participate in the Roseland Christmas Market on December 1st and 2nd from 5:30 - 9:30 pm. We will have handmade childen’s craft aprons, pillow cases, crayon holders, ladies aprons, Christmas appliqué items, baby burp pads, blankets, diaper bags and so much more. Items may be monogrammed for FREE. All proceeds will go to saving the lives of homeless and abandoned pets in our community. LA & GA. 

Paws 4 Life is a volunteer based group that is deeply committed to helping save the lives of animal:
- partners with cat & dog rescues to pull animals, helping to reduce the shelter population & euthanasia rate. 
- coordinates transports for adoptable dogs to shelters in the Midwest and Northeast, where rescue dogs are in high demand because overpopulation is less prevalent due to strictly enforced spay/neuter laws. - networks adoptable and rescue/only animals
- assists with local adoption events https://www.facebook.com/paws4lifecaddo/
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​Friday, December 1st Ongoing                          All Day
Dog Hiking, Stay Over @ Georgia State Parks 

Skidaway Island State Park    Savannah, GA 31411

Getaways – relaxing or adventurous – well for dog lovers - you, they’re perfect places to bring your best friend (dog owners know exactly who we’re talking about). Regardless of the breed, every dog responds to its natural instincts and reacts to nature in the most positive ways. That’s why you’ll see a wagging tail the whole way along your walk.

If you’re really up for a travel adventure with your furry friend, rent a dog-friendly cottage and stay in the park awhile. Every Georgia State Park that offers cottages some dog-friendly.If you don’t believe us when we tell you a trip to the park is good for your pet, ask any veterinarian in Georgia. Together with the Georgia Veterinary Medical Association, our Pets RXercise program encourages healthy exercise activity for pets and their owners. Sponsored by Purina Veterinary Diets and Pfizer Animal Health, the program allows vets to write prescriptions for dog walking. Each prescription is redeemable for a free ParkPass (a $5 value) at any Georgia State Park. Parks with Dog Trails  http://gastateparks.org/dog-walking

Skidaway Island State Park is a 588 acre Georgia state park located near Savannah. The park is founded on Skidaway Island, a barrier island, and borders Skidaway Straights, part of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway.
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All Year Round   Ongoing ​
'Let Freedom Ring' For Chained Dogs of Georgia

Table of  State Dog Tether Laws
https://www.animallaw.info/topic/table-state-dog-tether-laws

Current Legislation on Tethering Dogs
http://www.peta.org/issues/companion-animal-issues/cruel-practices/chaining-dogs/current-legislation-tethering-dogs/

Find your Legislator. Contact Them With Your Concerns on Chained & Tethered Dogs. Work with fence building groups in the area. Form coalition(s). 
http://openstates.org/find_your_legislator/

Meet and Invite City Council & Community Leaders, Board of Commissioners Judges, Attorneys, Paralegals to your Events.
http://georgia.gov/elected-officials

Support your local and state  orgs who are building fences and unchaining 
dogs one dog at a time. For example visit
http://animalworldusa.org/

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Friday, December 1st       Book Your Reservations 
Cumberland Island 
-The Wild Horses of Georgia’s Cumberland Island-

Book your  reservations on Cumberland Island and see the wildlife and wild horses. Also, see the stunning new book out by 
photographer Anouk Masson Krantz
"Wild Horses of Cumberland Island"
Hardcover –
https://parade.com/612357/lindsaylowe/stunning-photos-the-wild-horses-of-georgias-cumberland-island/

Georgia's largest barrier island and one of the most spectacular natural habitats in the Northern Hemisphere. The greatest and most lasting value of the Island is its ability to change us. It is a place of transformation. http://cumberlandisland.com/
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Saturday, December 2nd      9:00 am - 11:00 am  -      Be there at 8:00 am
Parade your Golden Retriever on December 2nd
-Johns Creek Founders Day Parade!-

Meet State Bridge Road between Kimball Bridge and West Morton roads  Atlanta 

Join Golden Retriever Rescue Atlanta & Paws on the Path in this fun event!

The Johns Creek Founders Day Parade is a kick-off to the holiday season. The parade has grown to more than 80 units and thousands of participants including Shriner clowns, local high school clubs and bands, colorful floats from area businesses, and organizations and neighborhoods. Special entries from previous years include: Seed & Feed Marching Abominable Band, Atholl Highlanders Pipes and Drums of Stone Mountain, knights and maidens from Medieval Times, the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile and many more.

The parade is an easy 1.5 walk. Transportation running from the parking area. Visit  . http://www.grra.com/events/142/johns-creek-founders-day-parade

Time: Parade starts at 10 AM sharp! Be there at 8 AM
Starting Location: Johns Creek-State Bridge Road between Kimball Bridge and West Morton roads
Parade Route: Travels west on State Bridge at West Morton and ends at Kimball Bridge Road at Ocee Elementary School.
* Reserve your space: email your names, dogs' names, and phone number to Ken at hikes@graa.com*​   
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 Georgia Week for the Animals 2017
Is for Everyone!
2017 calendar to be growing daily-75-100 events expected!
Please contact us to organize or list event. We'd be honored to work with you! Let's save precious lives together!