DeKalb County Animal Shelter

Find DeKalb 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.

Name
A Welcome Home Animal Rescue
Address
2580 Northeast Expressway Northeast, Atlanta, Georgia, 30345
Phone
404-329-9006
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Name
Animal Action Group
Address
734 South Candler Street, Decatur, Georgia, 30030
Phone
404-378-4230
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Name
Atlanta Beagle Rescue, Inc.
Address
1619 Jobeth Avenue Southeast, Atlanta, Georgia, 30316
Phone
404-889-5041
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Name
Avondale Estates Animal Control
Address
129 Lake Street, Avondale Estates, Georgia, 30002
Phone
404-292-8800
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Name
Chamblee Animal Control
Address
3210 Cumberland Drive, Chamblee, Georgia, 30341
Phone
770-986-5019
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Name
DeKalb County Animal Control
Address
845 Camp Road, Decatur, Georgia, 30032
Phone
404-294-2996
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Name
Furkids Animal Shelter
Address
2650 Pleasantdale Rd, Atlanta, Georgia, 30340
Phone
770-613-0009
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Name
Georgia F.E.R.R.E.T.S.
Address
443 Patterson Avenue, Scottdale, Georgia, 30079
Phone
404-343-1245
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Name
Georgia Humane Association
Address
379 Poplar Lane Way, Decatur, Georgia, 30030
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Name
PAWS Atlanta
Address
5287 Covington Highway, Decatur, Georgia, 30035
Phone
770-593-1155
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Name
The Cat's Meow Rescue
Address
19 Carteret Place, Decatur, Georgia, 30032
Phone
910-709-1773
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What is an Animal Shelter?

Household animals that no longer have homes are often brought to animal shelters. Animal shelters are safe places to bring animals that are abandoned or lost. Many shelters will also take in animals that are sick or injured. In some areas of the U.S., humane societies will also provide shelter for animals. Shelters often serve as pet adoption centers. Animal shelters are also open to household pets taken from owners who can no longer care for them, those who have mistreated them, or those who have violated animal welfare laws.

Shelters provide animal care, rescue, and animal control. They assist with adopting dogs, cats, and other pets. They also may offer services like spaying or neutering. Shelters may offer adoption. Local and county governments fund some dog pounds and animal shelters, while volunteers and donations provide further support.