Public Safety Cpt. Jeff Patellis: "17,000 animals pass through the doors of the Cobb County Animal Shelter yearly. Of those we adopt out about 6,000."
Public Safety Cpt. Jeff Patellis gave residents an overview of Cobb County Animal Shelter operations at Commissioner JoAnn Birrell's town hall meeting last Thursday. Patellis described the state-of-the art surgical facility at CCAC where pets are spayed and neutered to help control the animal population. All animals receive a rabies vaccination administered by the veterinarian. Cobb County is one of the few Georgia counties to have a full-time veterinarian on staff. Patellis describes shelter operations and the surgical facility in this article's accompanying videos.