Animal Welfare
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ACC Animal Control
Enforces Athens-Clarke County animal control ordinances, investigates allegations of animal cruelty, provides information regarding lost or found dogs, and offers adoption or reclaim of impounded and surrendered dogs.

A gallery of photos and descriptions of dogs and cats available for adoption at Athens-Clarke County Animal Control.

Athens Regional Spay and Neuter Center
Provides low-cost, high-quality spay and neuter service as a non-lethal solution to reduce pet overpopulation and to create a no-kill community.

Athens Area Humane Society
A no-kill non-profit organization dedicated to lowering area euthanasia rates through adoption, spay/neuter and pet retention programs. Provides an online gallery of adoptable cats and dogs.

Athens Canine Rescue
A nonprofit volunteer network of foster homes dedicated to rescuing dogs in the Athens area and placing them in permanent homes. Website features a gallery of dogs available for adoption.

Helping Paws Rescue
The Helping Paws no-kill shelter at Pawtropolis (a pet boarding & daycare center) provides a home for abandoned dogs and cats until they are adopted by new families.

Cat Zip Alliance
A non-profit organization working to reduce the number of homeless cats and put an end to unnecessary euthanasia and feline overpopulation by actively promoting the principles of responsible feral cat management. CZA serves as an umbrella organization for Campus Cats and other programs.

Speak Out for Species
S.O.S works to protect animals from cruelty and exploitation, to reduce animal suffering, and to promote compassion & respect for all living beings.

The Food Bowl
A volunteer pet food bank that distributes free pet food to families in need.

Dog Parks
A guide to dog parks in Clarke County maintained by ACC Leisure Services.

Pet-Friendly Housing
A list of local aparment complexes & realty companies that are pet friendly.