Metro Atlanta animal shelters experiencing extreme overcrowding

ATLANTA — Channel 2 Action News has continually covered the overcrowding problem that many of our metro Atlanta shelters are experiencing.

There are more than a thousand dogs across metro Atlanta, looking for a forever home.

Fulton county animal services say they have more than 400 dogs that need to be fostered or adopted as of Thursday.

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Lifeline Animal Shelter in DeKalb County says they have more than 600 dogs and are currently euthanizing a certain number of dogs for space.

Cobb County Animal Services says they have 277 animals in their shelter.

So if you are looking for a pet, lend a helping hand and save a life.

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