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!

July Adoption Special

To celebrate their independence, all dogs 25lbs and up and all cats are just $17.76 during our July adoption special! This includes spay/neuter, vaccinations, microchip and more! Standard adoption screening applies.

July 15th is Pet Fire Safety Day

Each year an estimated 500,000 pets are affected by home fires, and nearly 1,000 house fires are accidentally started by the homeowner’s pet. Read the National Volunteer Fire Council's safety tips for prevention of fires from pets here.

Proposed Animal Ordinance Changes

Proposed changes to Code of DeKalb County are now available for public review.

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.

To celebrate their independence, all dogs 25lbs and up and all cats are just $17.76 during our July adoption special! This includes spay/neuter, vaccinations, microchip and more! Standard adoption screening applies.