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Watch the TV News Story about Southern Hope Exporting Pets — Find out what happened to Patches!

Pictured at left is Patches, a sweet older dog that Southern Hope rescued from death row at a local animal control. Southern Hope took Patches and 200 other dogs to Connecticut for another pet adoptathon and all 200 dogs were adopted! Watch the heartwarming TV news video here. You can also read the Atlanta Journal article about one of our previous adoptathon transports.

Southern Hope Humane Society’s Transport Program began in 2000 and has rescued well over two thousand dogs! The dogs are rescued from local Atlanta area animal controls where they are in danger of being killed. The dogs are transported once or twice a month in our climate controlled bus to no-kill animal shelters in the Northeastern United States where they are quickly adopted. Read more about the Southern Hope transport program. Transports are very expensive, so please help us to continue this program by donating to the transport program.

Girlfriend’s Wonderful New Home

Read the happy tail of Girlfriend, the dog adopted by Martin Savidge and his wife. Martin is a former CNN and NBC National News reporter and is currently the anchor of the new World Focus news program on PBS. Girlfriend is such a star now that she has even appeared in an NBC national news story with Martin!

Award Winning Actor Paul Sorvino Supports Southern Hope’s “Don’t Get A Dog” Campaign

Southern Hope Humane Society and actor Paul Sorvino have joined forces in order to combat animal abuse and neglect in the Atlanta area. Mr. Sorvino runs a no-kill rescue group in Pennsylvania that has participated in our transport program and he has also become the voice of our “Don’t Get A Dog” campaign. To watch his video, go to Southern Hope’s “Don’t Get A Dog” website.