Pet Adoption Center
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see all of our current pets!
Featured Canine

Atlas is a sweet dog with a lovely disposition, and has been at the shelter too long, just because he is a large black dog, and often overlooked.  Atlas lost his home a year ago when his best friend went off to college and left Atlas at the shelter, longing for his friend, and not understanding why he was suddenly put in a restricted kennel after being allowed to roam freely.  He is energetic when you come up to his kennel, but is delightful on leash, and just wants someone to love him.

Did you know...  
-Any dog or cat that has been her for longer than 4 months may be available for a discounted price? Call us for more info.   
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Featured Feline

Named before he came to us, Chubs isn't that overweight; he's just a big guy.  He's no 'Fat Cat' either, because he's sweet and loves everyone - no attitude here! Just lots of love and purring. At just under 3 yrs. old, Chubs is our most mature purr machine in the Cat Room, but loves like a youngster and adores company. He especially enjoys displaying his bushy tail! Neckrubs are fine with him! Chubs wants you to take him home today!    

Did you know...

-Walkers are needed daily to take our dogs out, including Mondays, when the shelter is closed to visitors. If you can help, please contact the Adoption Center.
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Please consider adoption very carefully!

We would love to have all our animals adopted, but we want to place them in loving, fur-ever homes! Click link below for some things to consider when thinking about adopting a new pet:
Are You Ready?
You will also find a link for our Adoption Application
, if you’d like to print and fill that out ahead of time.
About Our Adoption Center

Say HI to our manager Kathi Torpy!
Our Adoption Center has wonderful staff & volunteers who keep things running smoothly. Manager Kathi Torpy keeps up with all administrative things in our humane society, helps out visitors, plus other things too numerous to mention! Jenny Mann is Senior Kennels Manager, caring for our cat, kitten and puppy room as well, and Chris Owens is our Kennel Manager. Our staff and volunteers are all wonderful people with big hearts, and they work tirelessly to make our Adoption Center pleasant, not only for our animals, but our visitors, too! We’ve long been known for having a very clean facility, and work very hard to keep it that way. But we want it to be a fun place, too!
We always appreciate your comments and suggestions! Ask at the Adoption Center about volunteer opportunities... Volunteers make it possible for us to help our pets!
Adoption Center
4823 Helen Hwy. 75N
Sautee Nacoochee, GA 30571
(between Cleveland & Helen)

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Visiting Hours
Tues-Sat: 10am-4:00pm
Sun: 1-4pm
Mon: Closed to public
Adoption Center Supply
Wish List
Dry Cat Food
Dog Biscuits - all sizes
Dog & Cat Treats
Canned & Dry Dog Food
Dog & Cat Toys - (preferably without eyes or parts that might be dangerous, though we will remove on any regular stuffed toys & use)
Rawhide Chews, Crunchy Sticks & Bones
Tennis Balls
Dog & Cat Collars
Dog Leashes
Flea & Tick Preventative
Lavender Scented Plug-Ins (helps calm pets esp. during storms)
Cat Litter - Pine or Clay (Odor Control esp. appreciated!)
Laundry Detergent
Hand Sanitizer - Pumps & Refills
Paper Towels
Toilet Tissue
Cleaning Supplies (esp. glass cleaner and Lemon Pine-Sol)
 Clean old blankets & sheets
All sizes clean towels & washcloths
Landscaping supplies & tools
Perennial Flowers & Trees for yardscape
Good condition Items for our yard sales

Say hi to our resident "manager" Otis!
Dog Adoptions - $100
(Included in Adoption Fee)
Cat Adoptions - $75
(Included in Adoption Fee)
1st Deworming/s 1st Deworming/s
DHLPP shot (incl. Distemper) FVRCP (Upper Respiratory shot)
Rabies Shot * Rabies Shot *
Spay/Neuter ** Spay/Neuter **
Veterinarian Health Check Veterinarian Health Check
$5.50 toward heartworm test ^ $10.00 toward feline leukemia test ^
* Georgia Law requires that your cat or dog have a rabies shot. If the pet already has a rabies shot, we will have a tag for you. If not, you will get it from your vet; just take your adoption certificate with you, & the vet will give you the tag.
** Most of our Adoption Center animals will already be spayed or neutered, but younger puppies, kittens, and some adults that recently came into the shelter will not be fixed. Because we do not have a veterinarian on site, we will give you a certificate to present to your vet for the surgery. We have a list of local vets that accept this certificate as full payment for the surgery, but if you choose to use your own and they charge more, you will be responsible for the difference. Some vets will charge additional fees for pain medication after the surgery. Speak to your vet about their policies. If there are any questions, call the Humane Society, or speak to your veterinarian.
^ Optional partial test costs (heartworm test for dogs or feline leukemia test for cats) are included in adoption price

Did you know you could have your birthday party at theAdoptionCenter? Comeb play with the kittens and puppies! It's FUN - & the pets love the attention! Below is Destiny Liddell (2nd from left) with her friends as she celebrated her 8th birthday. Parents and children had a Pawfectly wonderful time!


Want to see how some of our Adoption pets are doing now? Click on the Happy Tails link to read their stories... Want to add your pet? Send your story and picture/s to, or call us at the Humane Society. We'd love to hear from you and post your stories!