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Cherokee County Animal Control is in charge of the enforcement of county ordinances regarding animal-related issues with an emphasis on the public health, safety, and welfare of not only the citizens of Cherokee County but the animal population as well.

The Animal Control officers are guided by the ordinances enacted by the Cherokee County Government, laws and regulations of the State of Georgia, as well as the Constitution of the United States. Such ordinances include animal cruelty and animal neglect. Animal Control also enforces ordinances concerning stray or abandoned animals, animal attacks, animal bites, loose and unattended animals, vicious animals and nuisance animals.

For Animal Control frequently asked questions click here.

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