County opens animal shelter



FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Forsyth County officially opened the county’s new animal shelter on Friday, Aug. 22, with a ribbon cutting ceremony.

The new Forsyth County Animal Shelter is located just off Ga. 400 at 4065 County Way in northern Forsyth County.

The shelter’s hours for adoptions are Tuesday through Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The shelter’s hours to drop-off or reclaim an animal are Tuesday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Construction of the approximately 13,700-square foot facility was funded by the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) VII program approved by voters in 2011. Prior to opening the new shelter, the county contracted out shelter operations.

For more information, call 678-965-7187.


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