• "Great American Main Street Award® Winner"
    - National Main Street Center, Inc. 2016
  • "The South's Best Small Towns 2017"
    - Southern Living Magazine 2017
  • "4th Best Summer Weekend Escape"
    - USA Today Travel 2014

  • "4th Best Underground Attraction"
    - USA Today 2016 - Consolidated Gold Mine
  • "Best Wine Town Runner Up, Southern Dream Towns"
    - Garden & Gun Magazine 2012
  • "10th Best Historic Small Town"
    - USA Today 2016
  • "10th Best Course You Can Play in Georgia - Achasta"
    - Golfweek Magazine
  • "Dahlonega: Small-town Escape"
    - Southern Living Magazine 2012
  • "Wine Tasting Room Capital of Georgia"
    - Georgia's State Senate Resolution 2015

  • "National Main Street City"
    - National Trust for Historic Preservation
  • "Official Appalachian Trail Community"
    - Appalachian Trail Conservancy 2010
  • "Georgia's Premier Sports Cycling Community"
    - Georgia General Assembly Resolution 2005
  • "Site of First Major U.S. Gold Rush"
    - Thousands of Miners, 1829-1849

TLC Humane Society

  • Animal Welfare Groups
  • Animal Shelters
1735 Red Oak Flats Road
Dahlonega, GA 30533-0009
(706) 864-2817
We are open every day from 10:30 - 4:30 and closed from 12-1 for lunch.
  • About

    TLC Humane Society was founded in 1977 and is Dahlonega, Georgia's only no-kill shelter. We are a licensed non-profit 501(c)(3) rescue organization and have both dogs and cats available for adoption.

  • Jobs

    TLC Humane Society Volunteer Opportunities
    Category: Volunteer Opportunities
    TLC Humane Society, Lumpkin County's only no-kill shelter,  is dependent on dedicated volunteers to continue our mission: to provide compassionate care for dogs and cats by facilitating adoption and promoting responsible pet ownership in our community. Our needs include: Basic support at the shelter. Includes walking dogs, socializing cats, cleaning, feeding, bathing Buildings & Grounds. ...read more


    Susan Russell, Michelle MacKenzie, Gayle Gannaway, Desirae Carroll
    Phone:(706) 864-2817
  • Directions

    We are 1/4 past Lumpkin County Animal Shelter on Red Oak Flats Road.


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    Dahlonega-Lumpkin County Chamber & Visitors Bureau  |  13 South Park Street  |  Dahlonega, GA 30533  |  (706) 864-3711 or (800) 231-5543.