Saving the lives of companion animals through
rescue, adoption, and spay/neuter


Find your next best friend, 
adopt a shelter pet today!


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Make your pet’s appointment today!

Dog Training

Positive reinforcement training for pets!
A well trained dog is a happy dog.
Adoptable Dogs

Adoptable Cats

Many Ways to Help

We need you and so do the animals! At TAILS, we offer a variety of exciting opportunities designed to provide the best quality of life for homeless animals in our care. There are opportunities to work directly with our animals or you can support us behind the scenes. There is something for everyone age 5 years and up!

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Happy Tails

Adoption Story of the Month

macklemoreLong term resident Macklemore finally found his forever family! Mack came to TAILS last summer from a situation where his hours, not days, were numbered. The top right photo shows how he looked the day after he arrived. Besides skin issues, he had heartworm disease and had to undergo that painful, extensive, expensive treatment. Macklemore became a favorite of many staff and volunteers. He loved toys and posed for a picture not long ago (bottom right) letting folks know we needed dog toys. On the bottom left you will see a box that was so kindly sent to us by Katy, Leroi and Jack Shromek in response to his request. We’re so very happy for you, Macklemore! We love seeing our alumni, you can send photos of your TAILS pet to





Donation Received!

We ardawn garage salee so grateful to Volunteers Dawn, Allison and Holly Plock for donating $1000 to the shelter, proceeds from their garage sale! They also foster for us and coordinate and run our offsite events.  Thank you so much ladies!  


Thank you to Panache Salon and Day Spa!

Four dogs were adopted and $500 was donated to TAILS at this adoption event on 6/11!

Panache salon 2016

Easy Walk Harness Donations Needed

 TAILS works very closely with our dogs to ensure they will transition into the proper home well. Volunteers work every day on improving leash walking while using Easy Walk Harnesses. These are hard to come by and improve leash walking significantly. Easy Walk Harnesses come in all different sizes. TAILS is currently in need of Medium/Large sizes. If you or someone you know has one they are no longer using, please consider donating them to TAILS. Click here for our Amazon wishlist. 

Successful Chipotle Fundraiser

Thanks to everyone who filled their bellies with delicious Chipotle food on May 19, the restaurant donated nearly $1300 to TAILS!

Give Local DeKalb County

Thank you to everyone who donated through Give Local DeKalb County!  Over $10,000 was given to TAILS, and nearly $325,000 was raised for all DeKalb County organization.  What a great community!


   Last updated 6/16/16

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TAILS is 100 % donor and service funded. We rely on support from our community to accomplish this life saving work.

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