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