Adopt • Spay & Neuter • Volunteer • Donate LifeLine's Fulton County Animal Services (FCAS) provides care for homeless animals, pet adoption services and enforcement of the animal control laws in Fulton County, Georgia. If you are looking to adopt a dog, cat, puppy or kitten in the Atlanta area, please visit our shelter to see our wonderful pets for adoption! LifeLine Animal Project isn’t your average animal welfare organization.
We take a holistic approach to improving the standard of care for animals in Atlanta through our management of the county shelters, adoption programs, spay and neuter clinics and community outreach efforts. Since taking over management of FCAS and DCAS in 2013, thousands of lives have been saved and adoptions have been increased by 150%! Over 15,000 homeless animals (that's more than 40 a day!) enter our shelters each year.
Our goal is that all healthy and treatable pets leave our shelters alive and find loving homes. It is a huge, continual effort to find homes for thousands of pets. How do we do it? Read more about how we’re transforming Atlanta into a no-kill community here.See Also: The Animal Hospital Longmont
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Animal Control is responsible for enforcing State laws and County ordinances pertaining to animal control, animal cruelty, and abuse in the rural areas of Guilford County, the city of Greensboro, as well as the town of Jamestown. The primary goals of the Animal Control Program are to: enforce animal control laws picking up stray and unwanted animals providing informational services to the public concerning animal control and by issuing citations Here’s a link to download the Animal Control Ordinance.
Wildlife and Rabies Check out our Rabies page for more details on the latest news, what to do for wild or domestic animal attack and bite of humans or your domestic pet and how to prevent the spread of Rabies. Animal Control receives numerous inquiries about wildlife. Yes, coyotes are here in Guilford County. Are you seeing them or raccoons or bats in your neighborhood or along the woodlines? What is considered normal behavior for these animals? Are they looking for food, water or are they exhibiting signs of illness? Are they eating the fruit from your trees, eating the goldfish from your pond or drinking from your bird bath? Is there construction in the area? Here are some authoritative sources on wildlife.
Coyotes Raccoons Bats Co-Existing with Wildlife If wildlife is causing damage to your property, or maybe, you simply want the wildlife removed, contact a private firm for a consultation. Here’s a list for animal relocation services in Greensboro and the surrounding area. Pubic Nuisances Is there a nuisance dog or cat in your neighborhood? Is the pet allowed to run at large? Or maybe it is a stray? If so, contact Animal Control, provide us with as much information as possible.
While we can’t be at every corner to watch for domestic animals running at large, we respond and investigate your concern. If we can find the owner of the animal, we will talk with the owner and, if necessary, we will issue citations for violations of the Animal Control Ordinance. Violations of the Animal Control ordinance vary with the maximum fine being $500 per incident per animal for certain ordinance violations while the most common fine starting at $100 for first offense of an ordinance violations.
Cats Cats, cats, cats. What’s the deal with cats running at large? Can they? Is there a leash law for cats? Animal Control advocates for responsible pet ownership. Responsible pet ownership includes keeping cats under control of an owner. The Animal Control ordinance does not mandate a leash for cats. Therefore, cats can run at large, however, when a cat becomes a nuisance to an adjoining neighbor, a walker or jogger, Animal Control can take steps to investigate and trap the nuisance cat(s).
If an owner can be found, we will issue a citation. Have you seen a domestic animal not being watered, fed or provided with adequate shelter? Animal Control investigates allegations of animal cruelty. We assign an Animal Control Officer (ACO) to the case. The disposition of the case is left to the professional judgement of the ACO. All steps are taken to identify an owner. Appropriate and proportional legal action can be an end result in the investigation.
At Home Rabies Vaccinations Animal Control provides the service of at home rabies vaccinations. One of our certified rabies vaccinators will set up an appointment with you to come to your residence and vaccinate your animals for $5.00 per animal. Download the following Home Visit for Rabies Shots application, complete the requested information and return to us including a money order or personal check (no cash) to our office.
We are sorry but our officers cannot collect any form of payment in the field. The completed application along with payment must be submitted to our office before an at home rabies appointment will be set. Guilford County’s Animal Control ordinance states: “The actions of an animal constitute a public nuisance when an animal disturbs the rights of, threatens the safety of, or damages a member of the general public, or interferes with the ordinary use and enjoyment of another’s property.
” Contact us, if you believe there is a public nuisance in your area. We’ll need your help and support in providing a positive outcome.