Barnyard to Backyard

For these Atlantans, love of pets goes beyond cats and dogs Written by H.M. Cauley A survey taken by the American Pet Products Manufacturer’s Association reveals what many Americans already knew: We are mad about pets....

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Laurel-Ann Dooley

The Dog Whisperer Written by Mickey Goodman Laurel-Ann Dooley doesn’t run a nonprofit for pets and has never received an award for her volunteerism, but nonetheless, she’s become a rock star in the Atlanta animal rescue...

Dr. Azalia Boyd

Animal Affinity Doctoring comes naturally to Azalia Boyd Written by Mickey Goodman As a child growing up in Brooklyn, New York, Dr. Azalia Boyd rescued every stray animal she could find and hid them in her...

Clean Hands Safe Places

Canines are Atlanta tech startup’s code for success Written by Ellie Hensley Working for an innovative tech startup can mean a lot of pressure, but employees of Atlanta-based Clean Hands Safe Hands have found the formula...

Atlanta’s Smallest Superhero

Reuben “the Bark Knight” Ketterer is the hero Atlanta deserves Written by Ellie Hensley Whether it’s on the Atlanta BeltLine, at an arts and culture festival or something directly pet-related such as Doggy Con, Reuben the...

ParkGrounds

Reynoldstown’s dog park is a neighborhood joint for dogs and their people Written by Ellie Hensley Some dog parks are designed to be curated oases for pups and owners alike, with Instagram-ready murals, attendants on hand...

Newtown Dream Dog Park

It’s like Six Flags over Georgia for dogs. Written by Cherese Cobb Photos courtesy of the City of Johns Creek While some dogs might daydream about nabbing slices of pepperoni pizza or stuffing five tennis balls into...

The Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival

This two-day music and art extravaganza will get you and your family out and about — including the family dog. Written by Cherese Cobb Fifteen minutes north of downtown Atlanta, the Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival is...

PET LIFE MOVERS & SHAKERS

Extracurricular Activities

Bunny Buddies

Hitting the Mark

Pug Hugs

Backyard Chickens, Exotic Pets, Are They for You?

Written by Claudine Wilkins, founder of Animal Law Source You want to add a pet to your family, but a dog or cat just won’t do. What’s left in the “small” animal realm? A lot actually,...

Say Ahhh

Metro Atlanta pets find more than just boarding services at some blissful doggy daycares. By H.M. Cauley For so many people, summer means getaways and vacation trips that take them to new and exciting destinations. While...

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The Positive Effects of Purring

Written by Sparrow Marcioni Why do cats purr? Mostly commonly, they purr when they’re content and safe, but they also do so if they are injured or sick. Mother cats purr to nurture and comfort their...

Atlanta Pet Life – Fall Event Calendar 2019

Doggy Con Aug. 17 Woodruff Park, 91 Peachtree Street NW, Atlanta 30303 Two weeks before Dragon Con enlivens Downtown Atlanta, Woodruff Park hosts an opportunity for metro Atlantans and their four-legged friends to get in on the...

Where Ryan Roams Summer 2019

Follow Ryan, an Atlanta Humane Society rescue, on her adventures throughout pet friendly ATL. Written by Nicole Letts Photos by Amber Martin Smith There is no better way to embrace the dog days of summer than with...

Atlanta Pet Life – Summer Event Calendar 2019

Java Cats Cafe Cat Yoga May 18 85 Atlanta Street SE, Marietta Enjoy a 60-minute yoga class in Java Cats Cafe’s spacious cat lounge in Marietta, followed by coffee or tea afterwards all for $20. The 9...

Editor’s Letter – Fall 2019

Fall is such a great time in Atlanta. The heat and humidity begin to wane and fall festivals around town offer tasty treats or musical beats. In my youth, I remember going apple picking in...