SAVANNAH, GA ( January 5, 2012) Savannah-Chatham Metro Animal Control has turned in their yearend numbers.


In 2011 SCMPD Animal Control was very busy. They responded to 7941 calls for service, impounded 4981 dogs and cats, and welcomed 8176 visitors at our shelter. They did this on a staff of four to five people and some very dedicated volunteers.


Animal Control Officers and shelter staff have written 852 citations. The bulk of the citations are for animals with no shots or tags, and dogs at large. They also wrote 51 citations for tethering and made 34 for animal neglect cases.  


Animal Control will hold their 1st Rabies Clinic Jan 28th at the shelter from 9-5. The cost is $6