The dog area of the Athens-Clarke County Animal Services Adoption Center is closed to the public and under quarantine until at least August 4, 2021 due to an identified positive canine parvovirus case. Read on...
If you have an emergency, such as an animal bite, a seriously sick or injured animal, or an animal trapped inside a living space of a home, call 706-613-3540 during business hours or 911 after hours.
Athens-Clarke County Animal Services protects the public safety and health from at-large and dangerous animals and protects animals from inhumane treatment. Animal Services provides the following services for citizens:
Adoption or reclaiming of impounded and surrendered dogs, cats and other domestic animals
Enforcement of the Athens-Clarke County Animal Services Ordinances
Information regarding lost or found pets
Investigations of allegations of animal cruelty
Public education on a variety of topics related to animals
Public safety from dangerous or seriously sick or injured animals and at-large dogs