What number do I call for a loose dog?

(Call 888-452-7381 to find the shelter nearest you or go to http://www.laanimalservices.com/).

What happened to Atlanta Pet Rescue?

As of October 1, APRA will be known as Best Friends – Atlanta. …

How do I report animal abuse in Fulton County?

If you are located within Fulton County, please call their dispatch office directly at 404-613-4954 or visit their website.

  1. Please tell us about the cruelty/abuse/neglect you are reporting and give as many details about the situation as you can.
  2. Please tell us the specific location of the animal in need of assistance.

Can you get a dog back from the pound?

If the owner does not come forward during that time to reclaim the pet, the shelter can either place it for adoption, sell it to a research facility, or put it to sleep. The only way to get the animal back from someone who adopted the pet from a shelter is to prove that the shelter did not comply with the law.

How do I get rid of my dogs?

There are a Few Alternatives to the Pound

  1. Solicit Friends and Family Members. Maybe you can’t keep your dog, but your little cousin would love him.
  2. Seek Out Rescue Groups.
  3. Find a “no-kill” Organization or Shelter.
  4. Ask Around.

How do I report animal abuse anonymously in Georgia?

PLEASE call the Department of Agriculture Protection Division at 404-656-4914 (and also photograph and videotape if possible) to report any problems with conditions, mistreatment or disease at any breeders, puppy mills, pet stores or animal shelters.

Is animal cruelty a felony in GA?

Penalty for Cruelty to Animals in Georgia A person convicted of cruelty to animals will be guilty of a misdemeanor. A person convicted of aggravated cruelty to animals shall be guilty of a felony with a felony of prison between one and five years, a fine of no more than $15,000, or both.

How do you check if a dog is chipped?

To tell if a dog is microchipped, gently feel the dog’s skin between its shoulder blades and its neck. See if you can feel a small, hard object about the size of a grain of rice just beneath the skin. If so, the dog is microchipped. If you can’t feel a chip, however, the dog may still have one.

Can you adopt a dog from Atlanta Humane Society?

Adopt a Dog At the Atlanta Humane Society, we take special care to make sure the animals we house are a good fit for the homes they go to. We have a variety of friendly, healthy, tail-wagging furry friends just brimming with love to give.

Is there a best friends Animal Society in Atlanta GA?

Best Friends Animal Society has expanded our no-kill work to Atlanta, Georgia, with programs to help cats, including strays, and dogs in the city. Best Friends in Atlanta | Best Friends Animal Society

Does paws Atlanta offer dog training classes and workshops?

Not only are these classes and workshops offered at a discounted rate, 100% of the proceeds are going to our shelter pets. Training opportunities will take place at PAWS Atlanta in Delko’s Den, our fenced in, mulched outdoor dog enrichment area.

What is the paws Atlanta foster program?

PAWS Atlanta has a limited amount of space for homeless cats and dogs at our shelter, and there are many more than we can house needing rescue. Our foster program allows us to rescue more animals, and it also gives us the opportunity to better socialize and learn about the pets in our care before they go up for adoption.