Can you get pet food at food banks?
Some foodbank customers have pets, especially dogs or cats, so pet food is welcome. Often they will put their pet’s needs before their own.
Where can I donate dog food in Atlanta?
You may also donate directly to one of the following pet food banks.
- Pet Buddies Food Pantry: www.petbuddiesfoodpantry.org – we are a drop-off and distribution point for dog & cat food, kitty litter and medications!
- PALS Atlanta: www.palsatlanta.org.
- PAWS Atlanta: www.pawsatlanta.org/donate.
What do I do if I can’t afford dog food?
Common Sources for Free or Low-Cost Dog Food
- Pet Shelters.
- Dog- or Pet-Oriented Non-Profit Organizations.
- Veterinary Clinics.
- Breed-Specific Organizations.
- Pet Stores.
- Religious Institutions.
- Online Message Boards (Craigslist, etc.)
What can you do with leftover dog food?
Throw away any uneaten dog food. Instead, any uneaten food should be discarded and replaced with fresh food at the next mealtime. This is especially true of wet, canned, or raw foods which should never be left out at room temperature for more than a couple of hours.
How do food banks help the poor?
The food banks distribute food and grocery items through food pantries and meal programs that serve families, children, seniors, and individuals at risk of hunger. Last year alone, the Feeding America network distributed more than 6.6 billion meals to people in need.
How do I donate to the Atlanta Humane Society?
To make a gift by mail, send your check made out to the Atlanta Humane Society to P.O. Box 746181, Atlanta, Ga. 30374. To make a gift by phone, call 404.974. 2895.
How old do you have to be to volunteer at Atlanta Humane Society?
18 or older
Please note that you must be 18 or older in order to participate in community service.
Does PetSmart give free food?
“PetSmart’s program is unique in that it’s targeting a crucial necessity to feed pets in need in shelters and rescues, where a high percentage of them live, and also provide pet food assistance to families and individuals who are served by their local food pantries.