Animal Services

Field Enforcement

DeKalb County Animal Enforcement Services provides care, education, and protection services for animals in the fight against cruelty, while enforcing County ordinances. Animal Enforcement Officers are available Monday - Friday, 7:00am - 10:00pm. Animal Enforcement Officers are on duty or available for emergency responses 24/7.

Phone: 404.294.2996 x2

After 5 p.m. emergencies, call 911

Web Address: https://www.dekalbanimalservices.com/

For dead animal removal, please call: Department of Sanitation at 404.294.2900.

Dead Animal Collection

Help With Pets

The DeKalb County Animal Enforcement has created a list of online resources to help pet owners with a wide variety of services, information, referrals, and tips. Visit their LifeLine Animal Project page for a complete listing.

Web Address: https://dekalbanimalservices.com/resources/pet-help

Controlling Nuisance Wildlife

If you are having issues with nuisance wildlife, contact AWARE. The AWARE Wildlife Center rehabilitates Georgia’s injured and orphaned native wild animals and educates the community about peaceful coexistence with wildlife.

Web Address: https://www.awarewildlife.org/

You can also contact  Georgia Department of Natural Resources.

Web Address: https://georgiawildlife.com/living-with-wildlife

Phone: 1.800.241.4113

Service Request Form: https://www.dekalbanimalservices.com/animal-control-service-request-form