Cherokee County Animal Shelter

Find Cherokee County Georgia animal shelters, puppy dog and cat shelters, pet adoption centers, dog pounds, and humane societies. Animal shelters provide information on adopting dogs, cats, and pets, animal care and rescue, and animal control.


Bucks Back Yard Animal Society 107 North River Drive Woodstock GA 30188 678-557-6149


Cherokee County Animal Shelter 1015 Univeter Road Canton GA 30115 770-345-7270

Dalmatian Club of Greater Atlanta Rescue 981 Bailey Road Woodstock GA 30188 770-442-0334

Peach State Sheltie Rescue, Inc. 110 Sunnybrook Lane Woodstock GA 30188 770-634-7130

Where are the animals at an Animal Shelter from?

Some animals are brought to shelters by owners who cannot care for them. Others are rescued from abuse or neglect. Stray or lost animals may be brought to shelters by the general public or animal control agencies.

Do Animal Shelters euthanize unwanted or hard-to-adopt animals?

Some shelters have a firm no-kill policy and will strive to find homes for every animal they receive. Due to limited space and resources, other shelters may have to euthanize certain animals that are less suitable for adoption because of health or behavioral issues. Animal control agencies may euthanize animals that have not been adopted within a certain timeframe or animals that have shown aggression.

Can anyone adopt a pet from an Animal Shelter?

Generally, any member of the public may adopt a pet from an Animal Shelter. Some Animal Shelters will first screen or interview an individual in order to assess their suitability as a pet owner.