GILMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
1 Westside Square
Ellijay, GA 30540
706-635-4162

Stacy L. Nicholson, Sheriff


ANIMAL CONTROL

Click HERE for a listing of some of the animals
available at the facility.

ABOUT

The Gilmer County Sheriff's Office Animal Control Division is headed by Lt. Hamby.

Animal Control Officers are dispatched to answer calls pertaining to domestic animals:

  • Animal bites
  • Stray animals
  • Violations of county animal ordinances
  • In case of an emergency (i.e. dog bite or attack), after duty hours, an Animal Control Officer and Deputy may be dispatched by calling 911.

    For cases involving wildlife contact the Department of Natural Resources (DNR), 706.635.5060 or 1.800.241.4113.

    For cases involving livestock contact the Department of Agriculture, 1.800.473.0119 or 404.656.3713.

    If you would like further information regarding the Gilmer County Animal Control division, contact Capt. Hamby at (706) 635-2166 or e-mail ac@GilmerSheriff.com.

    HOURS
  • OPEN: Monday, Tuesday, and Saturday 10:00a.m. - 3:30p.m.
    Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, Saturday 10:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.
  • CLOSED: Sunday
  • We ask that you arrive at least 30 minutes before closing for adoptions and surrenders.

    LOCATION
  • 115B Brett Dickey Memorial Drive, Ellijay, GA 30536
  • Map to Gilmer Animal Shelter
  • Phone: 706-635-2166
  • FAX: 706-635-2165

    ADOPTION APPLICATION
  • Click HERE for the Adoption Form

    ADOPTION FEES
  • Male canine Neuter - $45.00
  • Female canine Spay - $60.00
  • Male feline Neuter - $25.00
  • Female feline Spay - $25.00
    Make checks payable to FOGAS (Friends of Gilmer Animal Shelter, Inc.)

    OTHER FEES
  • Euthinazia: Owner request - $25.00
  • Owner Surrender - $20.00 donaion
    Make checks payable to Gilmer County Animal Control

    GILMER COUNTY ANIMAL ORDINANCE
  • Click HERE to view the Animal Ordinance

    STAFF
  • Capt. Phil Hamby
  • Natalie Wagner
  • Brandi Strawn
  • Mikki Nelson




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