Animal services

Cobb Animal Services Waives Adoption Fees at July 18 Adopt-a-thon Event

If you’re looking for a new member of the furry family, you’ll want to check out the Cobb Animal Services Adopt-a-thon.

The department posted the following announcement on the Cobb County website with details of the event:

Join us for our Funday Monday Summer Adopt-a-thon! On Monday, Animal Services will open its doors to the public for this special adoption event. There will be no adoption fees and an appointment is not required. Simply stop by the Animal Services park, check out the cats and dogs featured in our trailer, and bring one (or more) home as your forever friend.

Thank you to our sponsors who donated refreshments and treats for staff, volunteers and forever families who adopt at the event!

Again, pets in the caravan are free to go home and you do NOT need an appointment. Spend Monday 7/18 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Cobb County Animal Services at 1060 Al Bishop Drive, Marietta, GA 30008.

If you would like more information about this event, call 770-499-4136.

About Cobb Animal Services

Cobb County Animal Services was established in 1971 and is part of the Cobb Department of Public Safety. The division is led by Division Manager Shana Luke. According to the division’s “About” page, Luke has worked in Cobb Animal Services for 18 years, and his positions have included Kennel Technician, Animal Services Officer, Rabies and Courts Coordinator, Supervisor and Manager. Luke is certified by the NACA (National Animal Control Association).

According to the Cobb County Animal Service website:

The mission of the Cobb County Animal Services Unit is to enforce state laws and county ordinances relating to the control and management of animals; educate the community about responsible pet ownership and wildlife care and provide housing and care for homeless animals, while coordinating their adoptions when possible and humane euthanasia when adoptions are not possible.