Shuttered Atlanta metro area animal shelter reopens after ‘strep’ outbreak

Cobb County animal shelter
Cobb County animal shelter(CBS46 News)
Published: Aug. 5, 2022 at 10:36 PM EDT
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ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) - A Cobb County animal services shelter has re-opened its doors after previously being closed for two weeks due to a “strep zoo” outbreak.

Officials tell CBS46 News a dog tested positive that led to the shutdown.

The bacterial infection impacts an animals respiratory system, according to officials.