Find your next best friend at Athens-Clarke County Animal Control!

Athenspets is an all-volunteer group dedicated to helping the animals at Athens-Clarke County Animal Control find permanent homes or rescue placements and to reducing pet overpopulation in the Athens area.


About the Athenspets website

This is a volunteer website. Please visit the Athens-Clarke County Animal Control website for complete information about the shelter’s animals and policies.


Upcoming Events

  1. Boo-le-Bark on the Boulevard

    October 15 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

How you can help

Regardless of how much time or money you have, you can help save lives at the shelter!

Shelter Hours

The shelter is open 10am-4pm daily, except Wednesdays and holidays.

Shelter Info


125 Buddy Christian Way
Athens, GA 30605
Phone: 706-613-3540
Fax: 706-613-3545

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Make a difference!

Happy dogs. Happy cats. Happy life.

P.O. Box 1022
Athens, GA 30603