Animal Control

Animal Control Officers are available by calling 770-267-1322 during regular hours. After hours and on weekends, please leave a message and an officer will contact you. Please call 911 for animal bites, sick/injured animals, severe animal cruelty situations, or aggressive animals. See the Animal Control Info page for more. 


To protect the public’s safety from stray, dangerous or diseased animals and to protect the animals of Walton County from inhumane treatment by timely and effective enforcement of the County’s animal control ordinances and state laws. It is also the goal of Animal Control to re-home the maximum number of adoptable animals that come into the shelter’s care.

Dog Statistics
2022 Total Dogs Handled
2022 Total Dog Release
2022 Dog Euthanasia Rate
Cat Statistics
2022 Total Cats Handled
2022 Total Cat Release
2022 Cat Euthanasia Rate