The majority of rescue organizations / shelters found Georgia are reputable and well run; however it is important to do some research to ensure that the organization you are considering is credible. The following is a listing of some of the things that a good organization does:
For 60 cents a day, you will support GARC Meet Your Match! MYM is the only method in existence today that evaluates an animal’s behavior and interests and matches them to an adopter’s preferences so that you take home a pet you can really click with.
The GARC's Mobile Clinic & Outreach program provides free and low-cost spay/neuter and vaccination services to pets in underserved communities. In 2008, the Mobile Clinic Program spayed and neutered over 320 animals—a 63% increase over 2007, thereby impacting the problem of unwanted offspring and pet homelessness.