Walton County Sheriff Office

Directions

Mapquest, Google, etc. and GPS do not always bring you directly to the shelter.
Use the Sheriff's Dept. address of 1425 S. Madison Avenue, Monroe.


Walton County Animal Control
1411 S. Madison Ave
Monroe, Ga. 30655
Office (770) 267-1322

Fax (770) 267-4033

wcanimal@co.walton.ga.us

We are located at 1411 S. Madison Avenue, Monroe, behind the Walton Co. Sheriff's Department. South Madison Avenue comes off Hwy. 11 approximately 1.5 miles south of downtown Monroe. From Hwy.11, turn onto S. Madison Avenue. We are the 4th drive on the right. Follow the blue signs. The animal control building is down the hill to the left just before the jail sally port.

Hours

Shelter Viewing Hours - The kennel is open to the public for general viewing of adoptable animals Monday through Friday from 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm and select Saturdays from 10 am to 1:45 pm (see below). Approved applicants of specific animals may view in the morning hours during the week by appointment.  Adoptions and rescues may be picked up in the morning or afternoon, see office hours below.

Office Hours - The office is open to process adoptions and rescues Monday through Friday from 7:30 am to 5 pm (closed for lunch noon to 1 pm). Animals may be picked up in the mornings by appointment. The office is also open select Saturdays from 10 am to 2 pm (see below). Saturday hours are operated with minimal staff and telephones may not be answered; so please leave a message when calling. ADOPTIONS TAKE APPROXIMATELY 15 MINUTES TO COMPLETE SO PLEASE ARRIVE 15 MINUTES PRIOR TO CLOSING. 

Rescue Pick-up Hours -
Animals may be picked up by licensed rescues anytime during our regular office hours. Animals can be viewed during the shelter viewing hours. Representatives of licensed rescue groups may also view the adoptable animals in the morning hours by appointment. Saturday pick-ups may also be possible by appointment. Saturday hours are operated with minimal staff and telephones may not be answered; so please leave a message when calling.

We are closed on Sundays, holidays, and select Saturdays of each month.
Rescues and adoptions may be done by appointment on Saturdays in which the shelter is closed to the public. Please make arrangements by emailing wcanimal@co.walton.ga.us.  Saturday hours are operated with minimal staff and telephones may not be answered; so please leave a message when calling.

Upcoming closures and weekend hours:

Friday, September 1 - closing at 4:00 PM

Saturday, September 2 - closed

Monday, September 4 - closed for Labor Day holiday

Friday, September 8 - closed 10:30AM to 2:00 PM for employee annual meeting

Saturday, Sept 9 - open 10 AM -2 PM (viewing, adoptions and drop-offs end at 1:40 PM)

Saturday, Sept 16 - open 10 AM -2 PM (viewing, adoptions and drop-offs end at 1:40 PM)

Saturday, Sept 23 - open 10 AM -2 PM (viewing, adoptions and drop-offs end at 1:40 PM)

Saturday, Sept 30 - open 10 AM -2 PM (viewing, adoptions and drop-offs end at 1:40 PM)