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Category Archives: Events

A special adoption event, to find loving homes for some of are more challenging and special pups, have been arranged for Monday September 29th, Between 6 pm and 9 pm. 

Sometimes behaviorally challenged dogs just need the right environment to flourish. We are looking for adopters experienced in dealing with special needs dogs, those willing and able to put the time in to transforming the lives of these beloved pups.

If you are interested in attending the event, with a view to possibly adopting one of these great animals, complete the application in the link below, and email it to simon@atlantapetrescue.org. Please make sure you read all about these dogs before applying, to ensure you fit the requirements and needs for the Read »


Join us at the Flor Store on Howell Mill from 10 am to 1 pm Saturday, August 23. Meet some adorable adoptable dogs, get some yummy treats, and see what the Flor Store has to offer! We will see you there!!

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Category: Events

Paws in the Park

As our largest fundraiser, Paws in the Park raises funds that directly benefit the animals at our no-kill shelter. Read »

Category: Events, News Articles

Join us for Paint for Paws on August 20 & 21 at Atlanta Pet Rescue & Adoption 6-8pm. Space is limited to 10 individual spots. Entrance fee is $35 for the general public and $30 for APRA adopters. BYOB.

Please RSVP to grace@atlantapetrescue.org



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Save the Date

Pints for Pups to benefit
Atlanta Pet Rescue & Adoption
Sunday ~ September 14 ~1-4 PM
Meehan’s Sandy Springs
Tickets will be on sale soon!

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Do you have a 9-15 year old child that would enjoy learning about what we do at Atlanta Pet Rescue & Adoption? This summer we are offering a week long Junior Training Camp that will offer insight on animal rescue, training opportunites, arts and crafts, and much more! Admission is $150 for the week, and includes a t-shirt, journal, treat bag, and lunch each day.

Camp is from July 14 – 18 from 9 am to 12 pm each day.

If you would like a Junior Training Camp application or if you have any further questions, please contact Grace Murphy grace@atlantapetrescue.org or 404.815.6680 ext 211

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You’re Invited!

“Getting Them Ready For Adoption”

A Program about Training and Enrichment for shelter pets

Saturday, April 26  10:00 AM at APRA

Come learn about our programs that enrich the lives of our shelter animals:

You will learn about:

Positive Reinforcement Training

Volunteer Training Team

Behavior Modification

Exercise, Agility & Enrichment Games

Outings & Events

Grooming & Handling

Good-Dog Behaviors

Kitten, Puppies & More!


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Come celebrate Easter weekend with us and find your new best friend! For one weekend only we are offering 50% off of all adoption fees.

We have the perfect pet for you with every size, shape, and color available. We have everything from adorable puppies, to some wonderful young at heart senior dogs! And don’t forget our kitties, we have some of the best and most lovable ones you will find!

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Rescues on the Runway is a fashion show benefiting Atlanta Pet Rescue & Adoption. The event includes a seated dinner, silent auction, and fashion show featuring local personalities, celebrities, and of course, previous APRA alum. We will also feature a video about the Mercy Memorial Fund – a restricted fund for critical care animals.

Loews Atlanta Hotel
1065 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, Georgia, 30309

Date: May 10, 2014

Time: 5 pm to 10 pm


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Category: Events