The mission of the Paulding County Animal Control Department is to:
Enforce those County ordinances applicable to domesticated animals within Paulding County that fall within the scope of Animal Control. Such enforcement may be through education, warning, citation, or arrest.
Help educate the public about responsible pet ownership.
Make every effort to reconnect pets with their owners, promote adoptions or rescue of healthy, non-aggressive pets by the general public or by approved animal rescue organizations.
Maintain a clean and safe environment for our staff and the animals in our care.
Support emergency management and disaster operations within Paulding County where those operations involve assistance in providing for the temporary care and sheltering of animals.