Animal Control Unit

Animal Control Unit deputies enforce state law and county ordinances pertaining to domestic animals. These laws and ordinances range from failure to vaccinate, animal at large, animal cruelty, barking dogs, dog bites and dangerous/vicious dog classifications. Forsyth County Animal Control Ordinances can be found at the Code of Ordinances website for Forsyth County ( - Chapter 14).

Hours of Operation: 8:00am to 5:00pm

The Animal Control Unit is located at:

Sheriff's Office North Precinct
2310 Keith Bridge Rd.
Cumming, GA 30040

They can be reached at:

Phone: 770-781-2138

To contact the Animal Control Unit, please call 770-781-2138.

***ATTENTION: If you have an AFTER-HOURS animal related situation, contact our non-emergency dispatch line: 770-781-3087. For emergencies, please call 911!***

If you wish to report an issue pertaining to wildlife (deer, bears, fish, coyotes, fox, snakes, turtles, etc.) or hunting violations, please contact the Georgia Department of Natural Resources at 770-535-5700, or on their website (

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