After Hours Protocol: Monday-Friday 4:30pm to 8:00amSaturday-Sundays emergencies only
After hours call outs:
Aggressive dogs not allowing public entry to their home, vehicle, or charging at people.
Severely injured dogs or cats with no owner present
House Fire requiring removal of Animals
EMS requiring removal of Animals
Police seizure and removal of Animals
A Dog, cat, or wildlife(carnivore) bite which has broken the skin on a human
Police assistance serving warrant or arrest requiring removal of animals
Police assistance for animal cruelty and removal of animals
Exigent circumstances. Dog or cat is going to die if not brought in prior to next business day. Owner is not present.
Removal of possibly rabid domestic and wild animals (Raccoons, Bats, or foxes) from homes or property if animals and humans are exposed.
* Animals outside of Lowndes County are not accepted.
If you're calling after hours for a non-emergency issue please leave a message on 229-671-2760. We will respond the following business day.
If you have a bonified animal emergency not involving an accident or animal bite please call the non-emergency Dispatch number at 229-245-5270.
Please do not inundate 911 with non-emergency calls.
If you're calling after hours for a bonified emergency issue, please call 911.
Examples of non-emergency calls: - Barking dogs - Non-aggressive stray animals. - Routine (non-life) threatening Welfare checks. - Feral cats. - Dead animals on the road. - Wildlife and cats up in trees.