Walker County Commissioner Meetings Move to New Location

LaFayette, GA - Walker County Commissioner Shannon Whitfield's meetings will move to a new location this month. The Commissioner's regularly scheduled meetings, which are held at 6 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursday of the month, will now take place at the Walker County Courthouse Annex III building, located at 201 S Main Street … Continue reading Walker County Commissioner Meetings Move to New Location

Walker County Promotes Special Adoption Pricing, Rabies Clinics to Raise Awareness About Pet Health Issues

LaFayette, GA – Walker County Sole Commissioner Shannon Whitfield hopes to raise awareness about the importance of responsible pet ownership. During his most recent meeting, Whitfield proclaimed April 30 through May 5 as “Pet Health Awareness Week” in Walker County. The week will be observed with special pricing at the Walker County Animal Shelter and … Continue reading Walker County Promotes Special Adoption Pricing, Rabies Clinics to Raise Awareness About Pet Health Issues

Walker County Sets Second Public Input Session on Animal Ordinance Update

LaFayette, GA – Walker County residents will have another opportunity to offer input on improvements they would like made to the county’s Animal Control ordinance.  A second public input session will be held on Tuesday, May 1st at 6 p.m. at the Walker County Civic Center in Rock Spring. About 80 people attended the county’s … Continue reading Walker County Sets Second Public Input Session on Animal Ordinance Update

Walker County Animal Shelter Partners with Atlanta Humane Society to Save More Dogs & Cats

Atlanta Humane Society Van

Chickamauga, GA - The Walker County Animal Shelter and Adoption Center and the Atlanta Humane Society (AHS) have joined forces to help save more dogs and cats from our community.  The new partnership gives the Shelter access to another non-profit organization with a mission of finding forever homes for adoptable animals. Last year, the Shelter took in … Continue reading Walker County Animal Shelter Partners with Atlanta Humane Society to Save More Dogs & Cats

$25 for 25 Days Sweetheart’s Deal at the Walker Co. Animal Shelter

Dog with lipstick kisses on his face

Find the next love of your life at the Walker County Animal Shelter and Adoption Center. With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, take advantage of our $25 for 25 Days Sweetheart's Deal.   Now through February 15th, adopt a dog from us for just $25. Want a cat instead? Our frisky felines are just $14 during … Continue reading $25 for 25 Days Sweetheart’s Deal at the Walker Co. Animal Shelter

Animal Shelter Lands New Manager

Stephanie McTaggart Promoted to Animal Shelter Manager

CHICKAMAUGA, GA - Stephanie McTaggart took over management duties at the Walker County Animal Shelter and Adoption Center this morning. Her promotion was announced during a Shelter staff meeting. McTaggart will be tasked with overseeing day to day operations, carrying out projects to improve animal adoptions and spay/neuter in the community, reduce euthanasia and coordinate … Continue reading Animal Shelter Lands New Manager

Walker County Seeks Public Input on Animal Ordinances

2 Dogs at the Animal Shelter

LaFayette, GA – Walker County plans to update its ordinances dealing with domestic animals in 2018.  Before the work begins, we want to hear from you. A public input session will be held to seek suggestions on whether new regulations should be considered, as well as review existing county ordinances and state laws addressing the … Continue reading Walker County Seeks Public Input on Animal Ordinances

‘Adopt-A-Thon’ Pricing Extended at the Walker County Animal Shelter After A Successful Weekend

Chickamauga, GA – 24 animals found new homes during the Walker County Animal Shelter’s “12 Hours of Christmas Adopt-A-Thon” this weekend. The 17 dogs and 7 cats will be spayed/neutered and receive a rabies vaccination before joining their new families for the holidays. The event featured special adoption pricing to encourage potential pet owners to … Continue reading ‘Adopt-A-Thon’ Pricing Extended at the Walker County Animal Shelter After A Successful Weekend

Walker County Animal Shelter Hosts ’12 Hours of Christmas’ Adopt-A-Thon

Chickamauga, GA - The Walker County Animal Shelter will host a “12 Hours of Christmas Adopt-A-Thon” on Saturday, December 16th. The event will run from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the shelter, located at 5488 North Marble Top Road near Chickamauga. The shelter will offer special adoption pricing during the Christmas Adopt-A-Thon. Dogs will … Continue reading Walker County Animal Shelter Hosts ’12 Hours of Christmas’ Adopt-A-Thon

WALKER COUNTY’s ANIMAL SHELTER OFFERS FREE ADOPTIONS DURING “PRICELESS PETS” PROMOTION!

Lots of people inside the Animal Shelter

Chickamauga, GA – Pets are priceless. Money can’t buy the memories and experiences they create with their owners. That’s why pets really are priceless at the Walker County Animal Shelter! During the Memorial Day holiday weekend, the Walker County Animal Shelter will take an unconventional approach to encourage pet adoptions. On Friday, May 26th and … Continue reading WALKER COUNTY’s ANIMAL SHELTER OFFERS FREE ADOPTIONS DURING “PRICELESS PETS” PROMOTION!