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Floyd County

Public Animal Welfare Services (P.A.W.S.)

Public Animal Welfare Services (P.A.W.S.) is responsible for all animal control operations including field operations, shelter management and care, and the animal adoption/rescue program for Floyd County Animal Control (P.A.W.S.).  

OUR MISSION
  • To shelter lost, unwanted and neglected animals.
  • To prevent suffering and provide healthcare services to sheltered animals.
  • To provide comprehensive adoption and rescue programs.
  • To prevent human injuries and the spread of disease by humanely capturing and containing free-roaming animals.
  • To assist members of the community in becoming more responsible at pet ownership by creating public education programs and providing helpful information.
  • To consistently work to improve our performance through education and by putting forth dedication to our mission.
  • When unavoidable, to humanely provide euthanasia.

Please note that Animal Control Officers are not available to go on calls, such as to pick up stray animals, on weekends (Saturday—Sunday).

Hours of Operation
Adoption Hours Surrender Hours Telephone Hours
Monday By Appointment Only By Appointment Only 8am - 5pm
Tuesday By Appointment Only By Appointment Only 8am - 5pm
Wednesday By Appointment Only By Appointment Only 8am - 5pm
Thursday By Appointment Only By Appointment Only 8am - 5pm
Friday By Appointment Only By Appointment Only 8am - 5pm
Saturday By Appointment Only By Appointment Only CLOSED
Sunday CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED