Sheree Horton has worked for Catoosa County Animal Control since 2005. She initially served as Office Manager and was promoted to Director in 2012. Sheree is responsible for ensuring that Animal Control operates in compliance with regulatory guidelines of federal, state, county, and local municipalities that pertain to animals transported through and kept in Catoosa County, Georgia. In addition, she oversees the care and shelter of various species of animals impounded or surrendered to the Department.
Sheree has experience as a Veterinarian Technician and holds certifications in CPR/AED, ACT Euthanasia Program, ACT Shelter Operations, Crematory Operator, FEMA Incident Command Systems, National Dog Bite Investigations, Treatment and Prevention, and Basic Investigations through the Catoosa County Sheriff’s Office. She is a member of the Southeastern Animal Control Association and the Southeastern Herpetology Society for Emergency Response to Venomous Reptiles.
During her time as Director of Animal Control, Sheree, along with her Officers, has worked successfully to reduce the euthanasia rate and increase pet adoption/rescue rates at the animal shelter. The team provides information to the public concerning over population of unaltered animals, low cost spay/neuter clinics, and animal rescue groups that assist pet owners. They also educate pet owners in Catoosa County about the necessity of rabies shots and county registration requirements.
Catoosa County Animal Control wants to bring a balance of welfare, health, and public safety to the domestic animals and citizens of Catoosa County.