Find Fayette 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.
Fayette County Animal Shelter 140 Stonewall Avenue West Fayetteville GA 30214 404-487-6450
Fayette County Humane Society 849 Highway 74 South Peachtree GA 30269 770-487-1073
Georgia Heartland Humane Society PO Box 466 Fayetteville GA 30214 770-830-2820
Golden Retriever Rescue of Atlanta, Inc. PO Box 3907 Peachtree GA 30269 770-915-4922
Rescuecats, Inc. PO Box 142882 Fayetteville GA 30214 678-817-9647
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.
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.
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.