The Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter is a non-profit organization founded to improve the lives of Toccoa-Stephens County four-legged residents. The shelter is open 10 a.m. until noon and 4-5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call 706-282-3275 for more information.
Stephens County and The City of Toccoa governments joined forces to construct the Toccoa-Stephens County Humane Shelter in the old county jail, a proper shelter for abandoned and neglected strays in the Toccoa-Stephens County area.
Dogs and cats are kept for five days, or as long as there is room. Adoption fees include spay or neuter and a rabies vaccine.
The Humane Shelter is focused on lowering animal over-population and prevention of abuse. Its mission is to improve the lives of animals, alleviate their suffering, and elevate their status in the community. The Humane Society safeguards, rescues, shelters, heals, adopts and advocates for animals in need, while inspiring community action and compassion on their behalf.