Exotics / Livestock / Wildlife

The most up-to-date information for these rescues can be found with a simple Google search. Along with the organizations listed below, don’t forget to check with your local shelter. You might be surprised at the opportunities found there.

List of Atlanta area rescues. Please find our separate Blended Dog Rescue Groups. This purebred dogs and cats, as well as horses and exotics and pigs, veterinary resources and other services. Use the category selector to filter, or use the search box.
CategoryOrganizationNotesEmailWebsitePhoneLocation
Emergency Foster ServicesAhimsa HouseAlternate Email Address: president@ahimsahouse.org Provides housing for the animal victims of domestic violence while their families recover in domestic violence shelters. They do NOT accept animals from people who do not fit the above listeservices@ahimsahouse.orgAtlanta
ExoticsAll Creatures Animal HospitalTreats injured wildlife and wild birds, then will try to call bird rescue to pick up.akinsacah1@aol.com770 393-3400Dunwoody
ExoticsCarol FullerAll companion birds including problem birds770-319-1838Atlanta
ExoticsBirds-Donna LeeRarely checks E-mail). All domestic (companion) birds, large & small, NO wild birds. Will pick up birds anywhere in the Atlanta areadlee1103@hotmail.com770-445-9366Atlanta
ExoticsDr James McLearenTreats injured birdsbfvh@bfvh.com770-926-5311Roswell
ExoticsFeathered Friends Foreverbirdrescueron@aol.com706-541-9316Atlanta
ExoticsFerret Business of GAferretdiva@mindspring.com770-984-1417Atlanta
ExoticsFor Pets SakeNative wildlife reptiles only, not non-native Dr Mimi Shepherd404-248-8977Decatur
ExoticsGeorgia FERRETS5pm-8pm weeknights and 8am-9pm on weekends. GeorgiaFerrets@yahoo.com678-345-8584Atlanta
ExoticsHarold WahlquistRescues all reptiles, amphibians & fish (domestic & exotic) ONLY (NO birds or mammals).hwahlquist@comcast.net770-921-5686hwahlquist@comcast.net770-921-5686Lilburn
ExoticsLinda HennisSmall mammals and reptiles only770-985-0408770-985-0408Snellville
ExoticsNoahs Arknoah@noahs-ark.org770-957-0888Henry County
ExoticsNorth Georgia House Rabbit SocietyAlternate E-mail:adoptions@hotmail.com.org info@hrsga.org678-526-8884Atlanta
ExoticsSoutheastern Reptile RescueCover all of South Atlanta Metro Area approximately 15 counties. Specializing in venomous & exotic snakes. Jason ClarkJason@SnakesAreUs.com404-557-2470Jason@SnakesAreUs.com404-557-2470South Atlanta Metro Area
ExoticsStephanie PattersonNorth Atlanta. 770-965-0706 Cell: 770-337-1401. Rescues reptiles but not Iguanasslpalmer@hotmail.com770-965-0706Flowery Branch
Guines PigsAtlanta Metro Guines Pig Rescuelisa@amgpr.orgwww.amgpr.orgAtlanta
HorsesGeorgia Equine Rescue LeagueGeorgia Equine Rescue League, LTD (GERL) is a non-profit organization with 501 (c) (3) status that believes it is the responsibility of its members to help find solutions to the growing problem of starved, abused, and neglected equine in the state of Georgia. GERL believes that through education, incentive programs for equine health, and funding of the Georgia Department of Agriculture Equine Division and other law enforcement entities, that positive steps can be taken to help reduce and eventually eliminate this problem in our state. gerlpatty@yahoo.comhttp://www.gerlltd.org/770-464-0138Bethlehem
HorsesHorse Rescue Relief & Retirement FundSave The Horses
SaveTheHorses was created to address the urgent need for rescue services and equine public education. We are an all-volunteer organization, operating solely on the donations given generosity of compassionate and caring people.
info@savethehorses.orghttp://savethehorses.org/770-886-5419Atlanta
HorsesStamp Out Starvation of HorsesStamp Out Starvation of Horses, Inc. is a Georgia horse rescue and equine relief fund committed to improving the lives of horses across Georgia by keeping them safe, healthy and out of the horse slaughter pipeline. Our multi-faceted program assists horse owners who have fallen on hard times by providing short-term financial assistance. doris@sosofhorses.comwww.sosofhorses.com770-596-5693Atlanta
HousingPet Friendly ApartmentsAn excellent resource to help pet owners find pet friendly housing ishttp://www.ApartmentList.com. Please let us help so you don't abandon your family pets.Click on the Advanced search link and it will give you dog and cat-friendly housing options.http://apartmentlist.com/Metro Atlanta
PigsDenise and The Joyner JungleDenise and The Joyner Jungle/PigsasPets djoyner1@bellsouth.net770-954-1293Atlanta
PigsPigs As Pets AssocAlternate Phone Number: 770-617-9384. Potbelly and regular pigsvictoriabragg1@yahoo.com770-735-7068Atlanta
WildlifeAWARE Atlanta Wild Animal Rescue EffortNative wildlife only. www.awarewildlife.org678-418-1111Atlanta
WildlifeCarroll BrysonBirds of prey only770-422-3648Kennesaw
WildlifeChattahoochee Nature Center770-992-2055 ext. wildlifeclinic@chattnaturecenter.comwww.chattnaturecenter.com770-992-2055Roswell
WildlifeBaby Deer-Dr James WaggonerDr. James Waggoner, DVM. Alternate Phone Number: 770-914-5343 (baby deer only) 770-474-7242Henry County
WildlifeElizabeth HartmanWildlife Rehabilitator -- Advice OnlyEOHartman@gmail.com770-315-7285Atlanta
WildlifeEllijay Wildlife Rehabilitation SanctuaryDo not pick up animals but take in and rehabilitate injured animals. Take in all wildlife, including birds and birds of prey.wildlife@ellijay.com706-276-2980Ellijay
WildlifeFlorida Skunk RescueAlternate E-mail: Coonmom@peoplepc.com. Alternate Phone Number: 352-542-0216. Fostering and finding homes for domestic skunks throughout the United States.skunkrescue@juno.com352-542-2637Florida
WildlifeJohn SundstromJohn Sundstrom, DVM. All wildlife, including deer & birds770-532-1217Gainesville
WildlifeLanier Museum of Natural HistoryGwinnett County - H 770-965-0706, W 770-932-4460 or C 404-219-8339 (birds of prey) tyto_inc@bellsouth.net770-965-0706Buford
WildlifeLiz NicholasLicensed Wildlife Rehabber Georgia/Gwinnett County: Small Mammals only (specialties; opossums, squirrels, chipmunks, non-poisonous snakes & turtles) Dr. Mark A. Patterson, Lanier Museum of Natural History, Buford - Gwinnett County - H 770-965-0706, W 770-932-4460 or C 404770-326-9412Atlanta
WildlifeMelanie LeeOwls770-474-7242Henry County
WildlifeMonteen McCordHawks and owls onlymonteen@hawktalk.org770-720-1847Holly Springs
WildlifeSkunk HavenAlternate Phone Number: 423-704-7926. Domestic only. Alternate Email: skunkadoodle@comcast.netmurrayskunkadoodle@yahoo.com706-861-0501Atlanta
WildlifeStephanie PhilippoLicensed wildlife rehabilitator specializing in small mammals404-467-0143Atlanta Buckhead