Atlanta Pet Rescue & Adoption is excited to announce that we have a featured
scarecrow this year in the annual Scarecrows in the Garden event in the Atlanta Botanical Gardens.
Scarecrows in the Garden, Atlanta’s favorite fall tradition, returns
for its 10th annual season of spooky, kooky fun. Every October the
Garden is stuffed with more than 100 scarecrows handcrafted by
businessesindividuals, schools and organizations.
addition to the Scarecrows, enjoy a variety of fall crafts and games in
the Children's Garden every weekend, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Free with Garden
On this eve before our big Paws in the Park fundraiser we feel it is appropriate to recognize a very special volunteer.
Meet Heather Malone, a dedicated volunteer of Atlanta Pet Rescue
& Adoption for the past two years.She is the Committee Chair of APRA's most important fundraiser Paws in
the Park.In fact, our new adoption
center is proof of that success!Spending
an average of 6 hours a day, Heather is tireless in her mission to make this
year of Paws in the Park a great success.It's going to be a free fun family-friendly event that everyone can
enjoy whether they come with a four-legged friend or not.
Heather was a part of the PITP committee last year and said the
after effects of the event was an
indescribable happiness in seeing it happen.
Walking through our new adoption center gives her renewed
inspiration. We have no doubt this
year's committee will knock it out of the park this month! Thank you, Heather, for leading such an
amazing group of volunteers in what the APRA animals would call a life-changing
Today's featured dogs to help Celebrate Adopt-A-Less-Adoptable-Pet Week are great dogs and we cannot figure out why they haven't been adopted.
Meet Les, a beautiful 3 year old Papillon mix. Les is full of spunk and charm. He loves meeting new people and is a star on the training team. The only thing we can figure out on why this cutie hasn't been scooped up is that he barks at people when he is in the pen. Not the most appealing trait, but take this boy out of his pen and he is a real winner. He knows all sorts of commands; sit, stay and watch. He loves his toys and is learning to focus on his person more and less on the toys. According to Phil, our staff trainer, Les is eager to please, very smart, a great dog and very loving. He would make a wonderful dog for someone who wants a playful boy who will charm them everyday.
Meet Heather, an adorable 1 year old Terrier mix. Heather first arrived from Clayton County animal control as a scared, very shy dog. Animal control can be a very scary place so we understood it would take her some time to adjust. The Heather we first met is nothing like the Heather we know now. She has become an outgoing friendly dog who loves people and is very puppy like. She has lots of bouncy energy and would benefit from someone who can help her with some of that energy. She would love to take a long walk or run around your yard playing with toys. She is pretty "bouncy" here in the pens so we know an active owner would be great for her. Heather is a sweet girl waiting for her very own forever family. Come meet Heather today!