DeKalb County Animal Services provides humane care to homeless animals, pet adoption services and enforcement of the animal control laws in DeKalb County, Georgia. If you are looking to adopt a dog, cat, puppy or kitten in the Atlanta area, please visit our shelter to see our wonderful pets for adoption!
September Adoption Special
During our September Fall in Love adoption special, all dogs and cats and may be adopted for FREE! Note: All standard adoption criteria applies.
Proposed Animal Ordinance Changes
Proposed changes to Code of DeKalb County are now available for public review.
Make the Humane Choice: Think Adoption First
Check out the Petco Community blog to find out why adoption is the best option for both the animal and your family.
DeKalb County Animal Services announces SNIP DeKalb, which provides free spay/neuters, including vaccinations, for low income pet owners who reside in DeKalb County. DeKalb residents in financial need whose qualified pets need to be fixed should print and fill out the SNIP DeKalb Application Form and send it in. Qualified pets include cats; dogs that weigh over 30lbs and puppies that will weigh over 30 lbs when it is an adult. When approved, a voucher for the free spay/neuter and instructions will be mailed to them.
Thinking of adding a pet to your family? LifeLine's DeKalb County Animal Services shelter has many happy, healthy animals just waiting for someone to take them home. All of our pets are fully vaccinated, spayed or neutered, and microchipped. Check out some of our available pets and find your next best friend.
DeKalb County Animal Control Officers enforce County animal ordinances and fight animal cruelty. Animal Control Officers are available Monday-Friday, 8am - 6pm, and are on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for emergencies.
If you have lost a pet in DeKalb County, please visit DeKalb County Animal Services as soon as possible to see if we have your pet. Due to the large number of impounded animals, we can not tell you over the phone or by email if we have your animal.