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This Week in GeorgiaGov: Animals

Care for Georgia’s Animals This World Spay Day

February 28, 2017

Our pets deserve loving homes and healthy lives. Pet sterilization prevents overpopulation and gives animals many health and behavioral benefits.

Human Foods and Pets Don’t Always Mix: What’s Safe and What’s Not?

October 27, 2016

With Halloween and other major holidays coming up, keep your pets' safety in mind. Just because you're feasting on candy and other goodies doesn't mean your pets should!

Georgia State Parks’ New Dog-Walking Club

September 8, 2016

Hit the trails with your four-legged friend and earn a t-shirt and matching bandana!

Supporting the Dog & Cat Sterilization Program

April 7, 2016

The Dog & Cat Sterilization Program (DCSP) grants money to animal shelters and rescue organizations in Georgia to help pay for animal sterilization and prevent overpopulation. Want to help? Find out how!

Halloween Pet Safety

October 29, 2015

Learn a few tips and tricks for keeping your furry family members safe during All Hallows' Eve.

Georgia’s State Veterinarian

July 23, 2015

What does a "State Veterinarian" do exactly?

White-Tailed Deer Named State Mammal of Georgia

May 19, 2015

Thanks to a hard-working group of elementary school students at Reese Road Leadership Academy in Muscogee County, Georgia has an official state mammal.

Reporting Animal Abuse

March 11, 2015

Animal cruelty is a crime and must be reported to the authorities.  

How to Take Care of Your Pets in the Cold

January 8, 2015

Cold is cold. No matter where you live or who you are — animals included. Learn some quick safety tips about keeping your pets safe during these cold times.

Bringing Dogs To The Beach

August 4, 2014

Georgia beaches can be a great getaway for families with pets!

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