Animal Shelter & Control

The mission of Animal Control (a division of Jackson County Animal Shelter) is to: 

  • Provide safe and humane shelter for unwanted, stray and abused impounded animals
  • Strive to protect the public's health and safety from vicious, sick or injured animals
  • Educate the public about responsible animal care in the community

For complaints concerning animal control issues, please contact Animal Control at 706-367-5480. For after hour calls concerning dog or cat bites please call 706-367-1911.

SHELTER PETS ARE THE BEST BREED TO ADOPT!
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HELPFUL TIPS


Wildlife Questions

  • GA Department of Natural Resources              770-535-5770

Livestock Questions

  • GA Department of Agriculture                          404-656-3600

Missing Dog/Cat look at the follow Social Media pages

Register an Endangered Animal


Please contact, Director, Brad Richards at 706-367-5480 for more information

                                                                                 HOURS OF OPERATION
Adoption Hours Surrender Hours Reclaim Hours (CALL AHEAD)
Monday- Closed Monday- Closed Monday 9 am to 4 pm
Tuesday 9 am to 4 pm Tuesday 9 am to 4 pm Tuesday 9 am to 4 pm
Wednesday- Closed Wednesday- Closed Wednesday 9 am to 4 pm
Thursday 9 am to 4 pm Thursday 9 am to 4 pm Thursday 9 am to 4 pm
Friday 9 am to 1 pm Friday 9 am to 4 pm Friday- 9 am to 4 pm
Saturday 9 am to 1 pm Saturday- No surrenders accepted Saturday 9 am to 1 pm
Sunday- Closed Sunday- Closed Sunday- Closed