The shelter will be closed to the public on Thursday the 27th and Friday the 28th for Thanksgiving.

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!

November Free Adoption Special

During the month long DCAS free adoption event, all dog and puppy adoption fees are waived! Additionally, all cat and kitten adoption fees are waived! You read that correctly. Once the adoption process is completed (note: all standard adoption criteria applies) the adoption is FREE! This includes spay/neuter, vaccinations, microchip and more.

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 pets need to be fixed should print and fill out the SNIP DeKalb application and send it in. When approved, a voucher for the free spay/neuter and instructions will be mailed to them.