Animals

Dog found on Wood Trail 2/24/14

From MANA: Found: nice dog needs help.  There was a post on the Medlock Neighbors Facebook page today about this dog.  This nice dog was found on Wood Trail today.  It this your dog?  Do you know where this dog belongs?  If so,  please go to Medlock Neighbors FB page and contact the person who posted the message.  OR -   contact Pat Camp at404 634 7267 or at camppj@aol.com.   

County dog/cat adoption special for February

From LifeLine via Reporter Newspapers: DeKalb County Animal Services and LifeLine Animal Project are offering an adoption special during the month of February. During the My Furry Valentine promotion, all dogs and cats may be adopted for only $14.  Standard adoption screening criteria still applies. All adopted pets will be spayed or neutered, microchipped, vaccinated, heartworm or combo tested, and dewormed. The normal fees for these services would be more than $200.

Commissioner Rader update: Budget town hall, Lifeline Valentine

From District 2 Commissioner Jeff Rader: Budget town hall meeting 2/10/14; Valentine special at county animal services.

SNIP DeKalb: spay/neuter your pets

From the Decatur - Avondale Estates Patch: "LifeLine Animal Project’s management has dramatically lowered the euthanasia rate at DeKalb County Animal Services in Decatur. However, the approaching warmer weather typically means skyrocketing intake levels at DCAS due to the high number of puppies and kittens being born.

DeKalb Animal Shelter call for donations

From Wardell Castle in the Clairemont Great Lakes Neighborhood Association: Dear Neighbors:  First of all, I am happy to report that the euthanasia rate at the DeKalb County Animal Shelter hit a historic low of 18% during the month of November.  While LifeLine is doing a FANTASTIC job of running the shelter, they can't do it alone.During the Holidays, as we think of ways to help our community and those in need, please consider donating these items to the Animal Shelter.
Especially high on their "wish list" are:

Annual Healthy Pets Dekalb Vaccine Clinic and Outreach

Event Date and Time: 
11/16/2013 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

From DeKalb Animal Services and LifeLine: Saturday, November 16:   Healthy Pets DeKalb!  The 2nd Annual Healthy Pets Dekalb Vaccine Clinic and Outreach event is on Saturday November 16th at Shoal Creek Park II.  We will offer 500 free vaccinations, food, collars, leashes and over 200 spay/neuter vouchers to pets and their owners in need. Last years event assisted over 400 pets and their families and we expect this year to be even bigger!

County Animal Services: "Shelter classic" pets free

From the North Druid Hills - Briarcliff Patch: Any animal that has been available for adoption at the shelter for more than two months may be adopted for no fee. Others are $20.... [Read more]

Found: Dog lost from Blackmon Dr

Update 10/2/13: "Good News =   Buster has been found and is safe at home."

Help provide dog houses to low income pet owners

From Wardell Castles in the Clairemont Great Lakes Neighborhood Association: DeKalb County Animal Services has started a new program to provide dog houses to low income pet owners in the community so that their dogs stay warm and dry! Please help to support this worthy program by either

DeKalb County Animal Services programs

My name is Susan Feingold and I'm the new Shelter Director at DeKalb County Animal Services.  Our shelter has experienced an extremely high intake of animals this past couple of months and in an effort to get the dogs and cats adopted, we're having a "Tail End of Summer" adoption promotion for the rest of September.  Dog adoptions are only $20 and cat adoptions are only $10 including the spay/neuter, microchip, vaccinations, etc (well over a $200 retail value).  Photos of pets for adoption are on our website at: http://www.dekalbanimalservices.com/.  DeKalb County and our shelter are also overwhelmed with an extremely high number of pit bulls and pit bull mixes, and we have a new program that hopes to help fix that. 

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