Directions & Hours
The Humane Society of Northeast Georgia is located at 845 West Ridge Road in Gainesville, Georgia off of 129 South (toward Athens, Georgia).
Hours of Operation
Adoption Center Hours
Tuesday-Sunday 12-6 pm
Christian-David Healthy Pet Clinic Hours
Tuesday-Friday 9:30 am-6 pm
Saturday 9:30 am-1:30 pm
The Humane Society of Northeast Georiga observes New Year’s Day, Easter, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
Please note, hours of operation may be different than listed above due to COVID-19 updated policies and procedures. For up-to-date information on HSNEGA’s response to COVID-19 click HERE.
Hours for Animal Intake
By appointment only. Click HERE for more information.
Traveling North on I-985:
Take I-985 North to Exit 22 (US 129/Gainesville/Jefferson). Turn Left onto Highway 129 North/ GA 11N. Turn Right at the first Traffic Light, onto West Ridge Road. The Humane Society is about a quarter of a mile on the Right.
Traveling South on I-985
Take I-985 South to Exit 22 (US 129/Gainesville/Jefferson). Follow Turn Pike and make a Left onto Highway 129 North/ GA 11N. Turn Right at the first Traffic Light, onto West Ridge Road. The Humane Society is about a quarter of a mile on the Right.
Traveling from Jefferson Area:
Travel on Highway 129 North into Gainesville. Past the I-985 Intersection, turn Right at the first Traffic Light onto West Ridge Road. The Humane Society is about a quarter of a mile on the Right.
For the safety of our animals, visitors, volunteers, and team members, only trained team members and volunteers are allowed to take an animal out of their kennel. If you are interested in adopting an animal please find an Adoption team member to help you meet the animal you are interested in adopting.
Frequent/regular visitors who wish to become an “official” HSNEGA volunteer are encouraged to complete our online application HERE. Following your application, you will be contacted about attending an orientation and completing the training.
If you have questions about the Visitor Guidelines please contact the Adoption team at 770-532-6617 ext. 242 or Adopt@HSNEGA.org. For questions about volunteering, please contact the Volunteer team at 770-532-6617 ext. 234 or Outreach@HSNEGA.org.
Give with Confidence
At HSNEGA, we want to remember the amazing rescues that come to stay with us. All of the animals pictured on this site have been with us at some point. Some have already found their forever homes, but some may still be here at HSNEGA! The Humane Society of Northeast Georgia is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization (Federal Tax ID #58-0678817) and has received top recognition from the following charity rating organizations: