COVINGTON, Ga. — Newton County Animal Services is allowing visits to its shelter and offices by appointment only until further notice due to precautions related to COVID-19, the county government announced Monday, Jan. 4.
Those interested in viewing a pet for possible adoption can visit https://www.co.newton.ga.us/387/Adopt-A-Pet to see available cats and dogs.
Members of the public can contact animal services during office hours to schedule appointments if interested in adopting a pet or believe their pets may be at the shelter at 210 Lower River Road in Covington.
It also stopped accepting owner surrenders of animals, a news release stated.
If a stray animal is found, email a photo of the animal to Newton County Animal Services at email@example.com and call to schedule an appointment for dropoff.
Office hours are Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
For more information, visit co.newton.ga.us/154/animal-services, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 770-786-9514.