My pet was impounded. How do I reclaim my animal and what will it cost?

Prior to reclaiming your pet, you must provide proof your pet is current on its rabies vaccination. Contact your veterinarian and request a faxed copy of your pet’s rabies certificate. The shelter’s fax number is 706-769-2933. Owners are responsible for all boarding and impound fees and fees are due at the time of reclaim. If your pet is not current, you are required to purchase a pre-paid rabies voucher from a veterinarian. The cost will vary by each clinic. You have 3 business days to vaccinate your pet. If you elect not to comply, a citation may be issued. Boarding and Impound Fees start on the first day the animal is impounded. All animals, without a rabies tag on the collar, will receive the following: - A Microchip upon reclaim (if not micro-chipped already) - Bordetella – kennel cough vaccination (dogs only) - Distemper vaccination - Wormer Find reclaim fees on our page.

Departmental Fees (PDF) page.

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1. Why are you closed on Wednesdays?
2. What do the pet adoption fees include?
3. How can I support the Animal Services Shelter?
4. What action should I take when finding an injured pet animal?
5. How can I protect my family and pets from rabies?
6. My pet was impounded. How do I reclaim my animal and what will it cost?
7. How do I register an animal nuisance complaint such as barking or other vocalizing?
8. Do you accept volunteers at the Animal Shelter?
9. What is the best way to contact Animal Services in the case of an animal problem?
10. What do I do if I see a sick or injured wild animal?
11. How do I report a lost or found animal?
12. How can I report animal cruelty or neglect?
13. I am no longer able to care for my pet. How do I surrender it to the Animal Shelter?