There are many opportunities to volunteer and work one-on-one with many animals in need. The EAST COBBER provides a list of local animal rescues and adoption groups looking for loving individuals interested in animal volunteer work. Not ready to participate in animal volunteer work? East Cobb residents may want to consider donating to any one of these non-profits so that they can recruit more volunteers and help the animals find homes.
ALL PAWS CONSIDERED
770-640-5550 • firstname.lastname@example.org
Rescues neglected, abused and homeless animals and provides them with needed medical care and rehabilitation until their permanent home can be found. They have a small network of foster homes and try to help as many animals as they can, including those that are ill or have physical disabilities.
ANGELS AMONG US PET RESCUE (AAUPR)
P.O. Box 821 • Alpharetta, GA 30009
877-404-5874 • www.angelsrescue.org
A non-profit that educates the public on the plight of animals in high kill shelters throughout Georgia and saves as many animals as they can.
ANIMALS DESERVE BETTER, INC.
P.O. Box 72016 • Marietta, GA 30007
770-402-0297 • www.animalsdeservebetter.com
Rescues lost, abandoned and neglected dogs- rehabilitate them and turn them into thriving highly trained service and therapy dogs, making a difference in the life of the dogs and the humans they will serve.
BASSET HOUND RESCUE OF GEORGIA
P.O. Box 680322 • Marietta, GA 30068
770-499-1164 • www.bhrg.org
A non-profit, volunteer effort to save abandoned and mistreated basset hounds for the love of the breed.
BEST FRIENDS ATLANTA
4874 S. Atlanta Road SE • Atlanta, GA 30339
404-815-6680 • atlantapetrescue.org
Atlanta Pet Rescue & Adoption has joined Best Friends Animal Society as Best Friends in Atlanta. The center will serve as a lifesaving hub for animals and a base which can fill in gaps in local programming and build a coalition to help the metro-Atlanta area in its final push to no-kill.
COBB COUNTY ANIMAL CONTROL & SHELTER
1060 Al Bishop Drive • Marietta, GA 30060
770-499-4136 • www.cobbcounty.org
Billy Mayfield -Shelter Operations Manager
770-590-5614 • email@example.com
GEORGIA HOUSE RABBIT SOCIETY
2280 Shallowford Road • Marietta, GA 30066
678-653-7175 • www.houserabbitga.org
The Georgia House Rabbit Society is committed to rescuing abused, abandoned and neglected domestic house rabbits, fostering them and finding them great homes.
GOOD MEWS ANIMAL FOUNDATION
3805 Robinson Road • Marietta, GA 30068
770-499-2287 • firstname.lastname@example.org • www.goodmews.org
A non-profit organization that operates a no-kill, cagefree shelter for homeless, abused, and abandoned cats.
HAPPY TAILS PET THERAPY
P.O. Box 767961 • Roswell, GA 30076
770-740-8211 • www.happytailspets.org
Members and pets brighten patients’ days at local health care facilities, social agencies and special needs programs.
HUMANE SOCIETY OF COBB COUNTY
148 Fairground Street SE • Marietta, GA 30060
770-428-5678 or 770-428-9882 • www.humanecobb.com
A no-kill shelter serving Cobb County and the surrounding area. Services and programs include pet crisis counseling, guidance for pet owners in need, home-to-home placement, pet-assisted therapy, community education, pet sterilization programs, as well as lost and found, rescue, and adoption service.
3238 Cherokee Street, Kennesaw, GA 30144
770-325-PETS • www.mostlymutts.org
Mostly Mutts has been working to reduce the number of animals euthanized at local shelters in metro Atlanta. They work closely with animal control officers to save adoptable dogs that are often moments away from being put to sleep.
P.O. Box 71821 • Marietta, GA 30007
404-406-6322 • www.muttmaddness.org
Mutt Madd-ness is a no-kill rescue made up of community volunteers dedicated to saving dogs whose lives are in jeopardy. They run an upscale resale store to raise money for their organization. The store is Rescue Rescued Too! At 4665 Lower Roswell Road, Suite 104, Marietta, GA 30068.
OUR PAL’S PLACE
4508 Canton Highway • Marietta, GA 30066
678-795-0202 • www.ourpalsplace.org
Pet adoption facility and education center. Its is to bring about a time when all animals are treated with kindness and compassion.