Animal Care & Control is a branch of the Department of Public Services, a department of the Columbus Georgia Consolidated Government.
The Columbus Animal Care and Control Center, within the Special Enforcement Division of the Columbus, Georgia Consolidated Government’s Department of Public Services, provides animal control services for the citizens of Columbus and cares for approximately 8,400 stray, abandoned, and surrendered animals per year.
The Animal Care and Control Center was opened in January 2009. It is comprised of 52 indoor runs (including quarantine and sick runs) and 32 cat cages.
For the 2009 fiscal year, 7,905 animals were impounded; placements for 762 animals and 707 animals were reunited with their owners.
The Columbus Animal Care and Control Center assists with these issues:
* Adoption of stray and unwanted animals.
* Temporary shelter for lost/unwanted animals.
* Reunite owners with lost pets.
* Have-A-Heart traps to catch nuisance animals.
* Humane euthanasia of unwanted animals.
* Pickup of dead and unwanted animals.
* Enforce city ordinance and state laws pertaining to domestic animals.
Contact Information & Directions
4910 Milgen Road
Columbus, Georgia 31907
Monday - Saturday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM*
* After 5:00 PM and during weekends and holidays, please call 911 and an Animal Control Officer will be dispatched to your location.