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!

October Adoption Special

During our October 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.

SNIP DeKalb 

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.