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What are the Financial Responsibilities of Having a Pet?

Y’all know how much we love to brag on our amazing Interns, right!? Check out the talents of our very own Alicia Mercado, who created these incredibly engaging infographics about the financial responsibilities of having a pet. Check them out, and please, share, share, share. Pet Care Costs    
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Meet ARDC Intern Camila Calvino

We’d like you to meet our new intern, Camila Calviño, a sophomore at Emory University studying Business and Spanish Linguistics. She was born in Montevideo, Uruguay but grew up in Elizabeth, New Jersey. She absolutely love animals! Back home, NJ, she has a 5-year-old beagle named Turbo and 2 guinea pigs named Jojo and Bowie. […]
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What’s the Deal with Pit Bulls?

One of our amazing interns, Alicia, is super passionate about demystifying the stigma & stereotypes surrounding pit bulls, so she did some research, & put together these helpful infographics. Thanks, Alicia, for all that you do to help us promote positive human-animal interactions, & advocate on behalf of the people & pets in the community. […]
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ARDC Intern Rachel Vellanikaran

This week, we’d love you to meet our newest intern, Rachel Vellanikaran. Rachel is currently a sophomore at Emory University, where she’s studying biology. She is super passionate about animal health and sciences and hopes to pursue veterinary medicine after her undergraduate studies. On campus, she’s involved in the Emory Pawsitive Outreach Club, the Emory Undergraduate […]
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The Importance of Community Outreach

Community-Building, outreach, & education are a huge part of advocating on behalf of the pets and people of the ATL, and helping to keep pets safely in homes, off the streets and out of shelters. We’re honored to partner with the Atlanta Police Department anti-cruelty unit, whose efforts are needed now more than ever. Many […]
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Some Basic Responsible Pet Care Tips

Just some tips for how to provide the best care possible for your pet: Keep up with with regularly scheduled vet visits. Make sure you have the proper medications on hand to protect your pet from worms, ticks, fleas, etc. Write down any questions or concerns you may have so you don’t forget to talk […]
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Healthy Pets, Healthy People

As we highlight various elements of responsible pet care this month, the CDC has some wonderful resources on the subject, from how to choose the right pet to teaching children how to interact with animals. The article below covers these issues and so much more. We think it’s worth checking out. Thank you to our […]
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Meet Our Intern Alicia Mercado

Meet our newest intern, Alicia Mercado. Alicia is a senior at Emory University, where she’s studying philosophy and psychology with a minor in ethics. She wants to pursue a career in nonprofits and make the world a better place in whatever small way possible. Alicia is passionate about sustainability and conservation, and loves animals! She has a […]
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Our One Leash Project – Community-Building during Covid

Our One Leash Project is a humane education & community building program that connects participants with local first responders – on behalf of both the community’s pets and people. Students in Westminster’s ServeATL program made dog leashes that we then donated to City of Atlanta Fire Rescue Department station 14 in SW ATL. The leashes […]
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