Fulton County Animal Shelter

Find Fulton 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.


Ahimsa House, Inc. PO Box 3495 Alpharetta GA 30023 678-640-6706


Aiding and A-Petting PO Box 191652 Atlanta GA 31119 404-275-8384

Alpharetta Animal Shelter 1520 Union Hill Road Alpharetta GA 30005 770-613-0009

Animal Savers Rescue 19 Ivy Trail Northeast Atlanta GA 30342 404-610-4655

Atlanta Animal Rescue Friends PO Box 5336 Atlanta GA 31107 678-318-1886

Atlanta Humane Society - Howell Mill Campus 981 Howell Mill Road Northwest Atlanta GA 30318 404-875-5331

Atlanta Pet Rescue & Adoption 20 14th Street Northwest Atlanta GA 30309 770-351-7377

Cats In The Cradle PO Box 753 Alpharetta GA 30009 770-664-4355

Collie Rescue of Metro-Atlanta 1524 Cortez Lane Northeast Atlanta GA 30319 404-633-2337

Fulton County Animal Services 860 Marietta Boulevard Northwest Atlanta GA 30318 404-613-0358

Fulton County SPCA 875 Rice Street Northwest Atlanta GA 30318 404-872-2207

Furkids Animal Rescue, Inc. PO Box 191102 Atlanta GA 31119 404-816-6256

Humane Association of Georgia 1317 Hearst Drive Northeast Atlanta GA 30319 404-827-0603

Humane Community of America PO Box 450715 Atlanta GA 31145 404-325-0181

Milton Animal Control 16025 New Bull Pen Road Milton GA 30004 678-408-4858

New Rattitude Rat Terrier Rescue and Adoption PO Box 81462 Atlanta GA 30366

North Fulton Humane Society, Inc. PO Box 3324 Alpharetta GA 30023 770-772-7472

Second Chance Animal Rescue & Adoptions PO Box 1515 Roswell GA 30077 678-493-4999

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.