Due to the holiday, our shelter will be closed to the public on July 4th.

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!

June Adoption Special

During our June adoption special, all shelter pets older than six months are FREE! Note: excludes dogs under 25lbs. All standard adoption criteria applies. Waived fee includes spay/neuter, vaccinations, microchip and more!

Pet Safety Tips for July Fourth Celebrations

Keep your pets safe and happy over the July 4th holiday with these helpful safety tips.

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.