The Fulton County animal shelter will be open this Wednesday (August 23rd) but closed all day on Thursday (August 24th) due to the road closures surrounding the former president’s arrival at the Fulton County Jail located down the street from the animal shelter. To adopt or foster a dog on Thursday, please visit our Midtown shelter (981 Howell Mill Road NW) where there are over 100 dogs in need of homes this week. Thank you for your support!

The Fulton County Animal Shelter is out of housing space. We’re asking our community for help with stray pets so we can focus on emergency and critical situations. Animals in need will not and should not be abandoned. If you have found a healthy pet, please fill out a Found Pet Report. If you need other assistance please email but know that the response time is delayed due to incredibly high volumes of animals and people in need of assistance.  

If you lost a pet, please visit the shelter and check the lost pet website page.

Adopt a pet in July and choose your pet’s adoption fee! Our shelters are full of incredible pets waiting for homes, and to them, your love is priceless!
Click here to explore all our adoptable pets.


The Fulton County Animal Services shelter has received a positive test result for Canine Flu. The shelter will remain under quarantine through June 7th. Fulton County Animal Services Officers will continue to respond to calls for service for incoming animals, but we need the community’s help. PLEASE come adopt or foster a dog from our overflow housing shelter (LifeLine Midtown at 981 Howell Mill Road)! Learn more now by visiting our FAQ page.

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The Fulton County Animal Services shelter is open six days a week until 7pm on weekdays and 6pm on weekends, giving you plenty of time to find a new best friend! We are closed on Wednesdays.  Below you’ll find animal shelter and Animal Services Officer contact information along with our hours of operation and location.  We look forward to seeing you soon.

NOTE: the Fulton County Animal Services shelter is closed to the public on Wednesdays.

The Fulton County Animal Services shelter prioritizes animals from emergency situations or in critical need. We are out of housing space. We’re asking our community to assist in helping found pets get home.

For more information on how to help found pets, please click here.
For more information on how to help a lost pet, please click here.

The Fulton County Animal Services shelter is closed to the public on Wednesdays. For more information, please visit our FAQ page.

For life-threatening emergencies, call 911.

General Information | 404.613.0358

Adoptions | 404.613.0357,

Foster | 404.500.9546,

Volunteer |

Rescue Groups |

Community Support |

Lost & Found Pets |

Animal Services Officers | Request Service: 404.613.4954

Fulton County Animal Services
860 Marietta Blvd NW, Atlanta, GA 30318

Animal Shelter
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 11:00am – 7:00pm
Saturday – Sunday: 11:00am – 6:00pm

The Fulton County Animal Services shelter is currently closed on Wednesdays. 

Animal Services Officers
Monday – Friday: 6:00am – 8:00pm
Saturday – Sunday: 8:00am – 6:00pm
After hours services for emergencies only.

LifeLine observes the following holidays, and our shelters and clinics are closed on these days: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Day, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

LifeLine Animal Project has many locations, including two county shelters, a private shelter, a low-cost spay/neuter clinic, a full-service veterinary clinic and a Pets for Life program center. If you want to adopt a pet or need veterinary care, please visit one of our locations. We hope to see you soon.


Adopt the love of your life! Our adoptions include the pet’s spay/neuter, vaccinations and microchip. Our adoption counselors can help you find the perfect match for your family.


LifeLine helps make vet care accessible to everyone. We offer full-service, affordable, quality veterinary care at two locations in metro Atlanta.

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