Ga Dept of Agriculture


Animal Control

Animal Control facilities fall under the animal shelter definition of the Animal Protection Act.  Specifically, "Animal Shelter" means any facility operated by or under contract for the state, county, municipal corporation, or any other political subdivision of the state for the purpose of impounding or harboring seized, stray, homeless, abandoned, or unwanted dogs, cats, and other animals.... Rule 40-13-13-.01(5)

Animal Shelters are responsible for complying with the provisions of the Sterilization Act, O.C.G.A. 4-14-1.

Links Below available for your convenience.

Animal Protection Act 4-11-1   For PDF Version Click PDF

Animal Protection Rules 40-13-13   PDF

License Holder Priority Information Document   PDF

Animal Control Information Sheet   PDF

Animal Control Record Keeping Form (Now Fillable in word)  PDF

Foster Home/Animal Shelter Agent Agreement   PDF

Foster Home/Animal Shelter Agent Inspection Report   PDF

Foster Home/Animal Shelter Agent Pet Inventory Form (Now Fillable in word)  PDF

Reportable Disease List

Reportable Disease In GA Information Sheet   PDF

Sterilization Act   PDF

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