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Animal Adoption Disclaimer

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Who We Are

The Gordon County Animal Control Department enforces the county’s animal control ordinance in the unincorporated area of the county and in the Town of Resaca through a contract, assists the other cities with their animal control needs when requested, enforces state laws regarding animal control issues, resolves citizen complaints, picks up stray dogs and cats, and assists law enforcement agencies including the Sheriff’s Office and Georgia State Police with animal control problems. This department also operates a 38 unit dog and 44 unit cat animal shelter, euthanizes animals, and manages an animal adoption program.

Come Visit Us

Contact Information:
Sue Henson, Director
790 Harris Beamer Road
Calhoun, GA 30701
Phone: 706-629-3327


Office Hours:
Monday – Thursday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Saturday, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Closed on County Holidays

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