Fulton County Animal Services Officers enforce Fulton County animal ordinances. Please call 404-613-0358 to request field service Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. to request the following assistance:

  • Dog bites
  • Injured animals
  • Cruelty to animals
  • Dog and/or Cock fighting
  • Loose animals
  • Welfare checks
  • License/rabies vaccination violations

If you are no longer able to keep your pet, please call the shelter at 404-613-0358 and a Community Support Coordinator will work with you about rehoming your pet. Animal Services Officers are unable to assist owners in the field wanting to surrender their pets.

Officers are available after regular hours for emergencies only. Emergencies consist of animal cruelty, animal bites, etc.



For information about controlling wildlife, contact the Georgia Department of Natural Resources at 706-557-3333 or Nuisance Wildlife. Also read The HSUS's Controlling Wildlife Humanely and Wild Neighbors


Deceased Animals

Fulton County Animal Services does not provide removal of deceased animals. For pickup of deceased animals in public spaces, please refer to the following contact list:

  • City of Alpharetta: 678-297-6000
  • City of Atlanta: 404-546-0311
  • City of Chattahoochee: 770-463-8881
  • City of Clayton County: 770-477-3548
  • City of College Park: 404-669-3778
  • Dekalb County: 404-294-2900
  • City of East Point: 404-270-7140
  • City of Fairburn: 770-969-3480
  • City of Hapeville: 404-669-2100
  • City of Johns Creek: 678-512-3200
  • City of Milton: 678-242-2562
  • City of Palmetto : 770-463-3377
  • City of Riverdale: 770-909-5486
  • City of Roswell: 770-641-3727
  • City of Sandy Springs: 770-730-5600
  • City of South Fulton: 470-552-4311
  • City of Union City: 770-306-6855
  • UNINCORPORATED Fulton County: 404-613-3113

For a complete rundown of Fulton County's Animal Ordinances, click here.