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

Officers are available after regular hours for emergencies only. Emergencies consist of animal cruelty, animal bites, etc. Fulton County Animal Services Officers cannot respond to calls from owners wanting to surrender their own animals. If you need to surrender your own pet, call 404-613-0358 to make an appointment at the shelter.



For information about controlling wildlife, contact the Georgia Department of Natural Resourcesat 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: 470-522-4311
  • 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.