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Available For Adoption

All of our adoptable pets are spay/neutered and up to date on all vaccinations. Adoption fees for dogs and puppies is $75 plus $10 for registration for East Ridge residents; this includes microchipping. Adoption fees for cats and kittens is $35. All cats and kittens will be available for adoption at the PETCO in Fort Oglethorpe.

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About Us

East Ridge Animal Services is comprised of Officers Crystal Reno, Caroline Smith, Leigh Stacy and our wonderful volunteers. 

ERAS adopted the "No Kill Equation" as its operational policy in February of 2013. NO healthy, treatable, adoptable animals in its custody are euthanized. ERAS is a "No Kill" shelter.

ERAS is a full spectrum animal control services unit. The Animal Services Division handles all animal-related issues within the City limits of East Ridge, TN; including humane law enforcement and cruelty investigations, stray and/ or injured animals, dangerous animals, and limited nuisance wildlife control. ERAS also maintains and operates the City of East Ridge Animal Shelter, which provides safe housing and humane care for stray and unwanted companion animals. Adoptions are available.

Contact East Ridge Animal Services

The animal shelter and ERAS office are open to the public Monday through Friday, between 10:00am and 5:00pm and Saturdays 10:00am to 2:00pm. Adoptions and surrenders* are conducted during this time. The shelter is closed on Sundays and holidays. Animals are not accepted at the shelter after hours or on weekends and holidays.

*Owner surrenders are Mondays at 10am and by appointment only. Please call the shelter to set up an appointment.

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