What you may not know about rescue.

Posted by on Nov 4, 2015 in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

       Rescue groups operate under the GA Department of Agriculture and are subject to their rules and regulations. There are restrictions about what animals we can take, how many, and how they must be handled. The Georgia Law says rescue groups are not to take stray animals. You are welcome to check this with the […]

What’s in a name?

Posted by on Aug 26, 2015 in Uncategorized | One Comment

After years of rescue work, spay neuter, and promoting humane education many people still seem to be confused about our name,  Dolly Goodpuppy Society, Inc., and exactly what we do. People often ask if we are a Humane Society, or part of Atlanta Humane Society, and the big one are we No Kill. Here is […]

Summer Heat Alert

Posted by on Jul 20, 2015 in Uncategorized | One Comment

Heatstroke or hyperthermia is a serious summer threat to people and pets. Heatstroke occurs when the body is unable to keep its temperature in a safe range. Animals have less efficient cooling systems than people and can easily become overheated in hot weather. Dogs cool themselves by panting, but when it is really hot they […]

Bite Prevention

Posted by on Jul 14, 2015 in Bite Prevention | No Comments

                                                                         Bite Prevention Part II Just under five million people in the United States are bitten by dogs every year. These bites can be very serious, a few are fatal, and most of them are preventable. More than half the people bitten are children under the age of thirteen, and children are about three times […]

A, B, C’s of How to Pet a Dog

Posted by on Jun 27, 2015 in Bite Prevention | No Comments

Teach Kids  The A, B, C’s, of How to Pet a Dog Ask – Always ask the person holding the leash, “May I pet your dog?” Not all dogs like strangers. The owner will know if their dog is friendly, and will watch to make sure all goes well. Back of Hand – After getting permission to pet the […]