DeKalb County unveils new animal shelter

DeKalb County will host a grand opening for the new animal shelter at 10:30 a.m. July 26 at 3280 Chamblee Dunwoody Road, Chamblee.

The new 33,440-square-foot facility sits on 5.3 acres of land in Chamblee and can accommodate more than 400 animals with two adoption rooms and several play yards. The facility also features a 1,300-square-foot clinic that includes a surgery prep and surgery room, lab area, secure pharmacy storage and holding areas for animals scheduled for surgery.

The clinic will provide spay-and-neuter services for animals adopted from the shelter.