Ga Dept of Agriculture



A Kennel "means any establishment, other than an animal shelter, where dogs or cats are maintained for boarding, holding, training, or similar purposes for a fee or compensation.  Similar purposes include, but are not limited to, activities of a breeding establishment, cattery, or grooming shop." Rule 40-13-13-.01(17)  Additional examples of a kennel facility are doggie day care establishments, pet transport, and stud services. 

Any person interested in opening a kennel facility can contact the Animal Protection Office at 404-656-4914.

Below Lists are provided 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

Kennel Information Sheet   PDF

Kennel Records Keeping Form (Now Fillable in word)  PDF

Reportable Disease List

Reportable Disease In GA Information Sheet   PDF

Veterinary Information   PDF






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