The shelter is open by appointment only. Folks who need to reclaim an animal or who have found a stray animal, or are interested in fostering, adopting, or rescuing, should call 706-613-3540 to make an appointment. Find your next best friend at Athens-Clarke County Animal Services!
Athenspets is an all-volunteer 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to helping the animals at Athens-Clarke County Animal Services find permanent homes or rescue placements and to reducing pet overpopulation in the Athens area.
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This is a volunteer website. Please visit the Athens-Clarke County Animal Services website for complete information about the shelter’s animals and policies. While we do our best to accurately portray each animal, we are not professionals. Please come by to meet the animals for yourself prior to adoption and bring any family members (children, other pets, etc.) with whom it is necessary for the new pet to get along so you can judge for yourself whether the particular dog or cat is a good fit for your home.
How you can help
Regardless of how much time or money you have, you can help save lives at the shelter!
Fun. Exciting. Loving.
There are many opportunities to volunteer with Athenspets! We are always in need of photographers, writers, individuals to help socialize the animals, and folks to share information via social media.
Medical. Spay/Neuter. General.
You may designate how your donations will be used by selecting our Medical Fund, Spay/Neuter Fund, or General Fund. All donations are tax deductible as allowed by law!
Home Away From Home!
Sponsorship is a pledge to donate a designated amount of money to the licensed rescue group that rescues the dog or cat you select. Rescue costs for even a young and healthy pet can add up so multiple sponsorships for one animal are appreciated!
There are many opportunities to volunteer with Athenspets! We are always in need of photographers, writers, individuals who can socialize with the animals, and sharing information via social media.
Sponsorship is a pledge to donate a designated amount of money to the licensed rescue group that is able rescue a dog or cat. Rescue costs for a young and healthy dog or cat can be expensive, so multiple sponsorships for one animal are appreciated!
Athens-Clarke County Animal Services is open 11am-5pm every day except Wednesdays (when it is open by appointment only) and county holidays (closed). Please call 706-613-3540 with questions.
125 Buddy Christian Way
Athens, GA 30605
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