This site is updated several times a week, but isn't up-to-the-minute accurate. For the most current info on a dog or cat, call Athens Animal Control and refer to the animal by ledger number, not name.
Timeliness is essential in adoption or rescue. Don't delay.
The shelter is often full, so owner-surrendered animals and those who have been there the longest are always in danger of euthanization.


Our Spay/Neuter Fundraiser was a wonderful success and, as a result, 29 shelter animals were altered during last week’s Spay/Neuter Extravaganza. In addition, 86 community pets took advantage of the opportunity provided for a low cost spay or neuter. We couldn’t do this without you!

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