LifeLine's DeKalb County Animal Services shelter is closed today for Memorial Day.

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!

May Adoption Special

During our May adoption special, all shelter pets 25 pounds and over are FREE! Note: all standard adoption criteria applies. This includes spay/neuter, vaccinations, microchip and more!

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.