Humane Society of Northeast Georgia

The Humane Society of Northeast Georgia is a non-profit group whose mission is to create a community recognized for responsible pet ownership and humane treatment of animals through offering basic pet wellness and spay/neuter services, public education, and placement of companion animals. Their vision as a humane organization is to inspire and engage the community of northeast Georgia to end animal suffering and cruelty.

The group has several programs including:

  • Adoption of Companion Animals (all adopted animals are spayed/neutered, microchipped, up-to-date on vaccinations, health & behavioral tested, etc.)
  • Spay/Neuter Center providing affordable spay-neuter surgery to the public
  • Low-cost Wellness Clinic including basic vaccinations and testing for dogs and cats
  • Intake of Owner-Relinquished Pets
  • Rescue of Displaced Animals from other shelters throughout northeast Georgia
  • Foster Care Program for animals with special needs
  • Owner Requested Euthanasia (for terminally ill or suffering animals)
  • Pet Loss Support Group
  • Pet-Assisted Therapy
  • Weekend Wellness Clinics
  • Pet Store offering supplies for a variety of animals at 50%+ off retail
  • Behavior & Training Classes
  • Educational Programs for Youth & Adults
  • Scout Programs
  • Shelter Tours
  • Pet P.A.L.S. Kid’s Club
  • Pet P.A.L.S. Summer Camp

The group can be found at 845 West Ridge Road, Gainesville, GA 30501. They are open to the public from Monday to Saturday at 10:00 am to 5:00 pm and on Sunday at 1:00 to 5:00 pm. They can also be reached through phone at 770.532.6617.

For more information, please visit their website at

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