The animal shelter is maintained in partnership with the McMinn Regional Humane Society.
Hours of Operation
Due to the continuing spread COVID-19, in compliance with CDC guidelines, the Athens animal shelter is currently closed for public intake. Shelter staff are accepting owner-surrender or stray animals on an emergency only case-by-case basis. All authorized emergency intakes are by appointment only.
Please contact shelter staff for more information.
- $80 for Kittens
- $40 for Adult Cats
- $100 for Puppies
- $80 - $120 for Adult Dogs
Adoption Fees include the following:
- All Animals receive Veterinarian Examination, Fecal Examination, Rabies Vaccine, Worming for both Hook & Round Worms.
- Cats receive the First FVRCP vaccine and the FeLV / FIV test.
- Dogs receive the First DHPP, Kennel Cough Vaccine, Microchipping and Heartworm test if the dog is over 6 months old.
Please see Animal Control for more information about ordinances and our animal control officers.