Animal Services

The Sheriff's Office Animal Control Unit duties have been transferred to the Forsyth County Code Enforcement and Animal Shelter, and re-titled "Animal Services". The Sheriff's Office no longer responds to these calls and requests. Contact Animal Services with questions, or if you need animal-related assistance.

Animal Services Contact Information:

Nathalie Van

Forsyth County Animal Control Ordinances can be found at the Code of Ordinances website for Forsyth County ( - Chapter 14).

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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