Happy Tales


Two years after leaving APR for his forever home, Crosby is happy and healthy as can be!  He loves playing at the dog park, taking long naps on his dog bed, and riding in the car on road trips.  Crosby quickly snuck his way into our hearts and is an absolute favorite among all who … Continue reading Crosby


We adopted Maggie a little over a year ago (at age 10) after about a 10 month stay with you all in foster care. She was returned to you after eight years (EIGHT!). I instantly feel in love with Maggie from pictures you had on your site after I Googled “Senior Dog Atlanta” and found … Continue reading Maggie!


“Dogs have a way of finding people who need them and filling an emptiness we didn’t even know we had.”   Last summer, our beloved Lhasa Apso of 11 years passed away. Although we knew she could never be replaced, our home was too quiet not to have a dog. We searched many animal shelters … Continue reading Winkie’s (Barkley’s) Happy Tail

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Sadie (formerly known as Thin Mint) is loving her new home as of last month, and we LOVE having this little dog full of personality!  She loves her family and is constantly at our heels.   Sadie has made herself at home with multiple beds–from the couch to the beanbag chairs, to her own little … Continue reading Sadie (f.k.a. Thin Mint)

Will and Rosie 2

We already had Lola (FKA Rosie) for the past 8 years and love our cuddle bug so much that we returned to APRA to find a new addition. We adopted Jackson (FKA Will) this past January. He was only at your place for a day, but we couldn’t resist that tiny body and huge bushy … Continue reading Jackson (Formerly Will) and Lola (formerly Rosie)


Hey guys! Well, it’s been a little over a year since my sweet baby girl, Stella Blue, adopted me. I can’t believe how time flies—my then tiny fluffball is now 55 lbs. Stella is the light of my life and I fall more and more in love with her everyday. She is a superb dog—I … Continue reading Stella

Ellie-Happy Tale

Ellie enjoying her new life! She has brought us so much joy. She’s the best!💗


Luna, now Lilly was adopted in January of 2014!  Thank you Atlanta Pet Rescue for giving Lilly a second chance! She is proud to announce she is now a Certified Therapy Dog working with special needs children! Lilly once was lost and now she is found!! Thank You, Caroline and Lilly


Twiggy, two time Atlanta Pet Rescue adoptee is doing well, we’ve had her since 2008, and she recently had both of her cruciate ligaments repaired. We’re thankful for her each day. She also now has had a baby brother (Hiro) for 3 years! The Wallings!

Martha, now known as Totsie, is a delight.  She is happy and a real chow hound.  Her roomie Tater, also an APR alum, is starting to tolerate her, which is about the best he can do after being an only dog for nearly 8 years. Totsie has not been overwhelmed by new situations or noises.  … Continue reading Totsie (formerly known as Martha)