Pets

June 27, 2018 | Marisa Fried

Cats and Dogs Up for Free Adoption

Dogs and cats are up for free adoption from June 25 to July 3 at the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center. It normally costs $100 to adopt a cat and $150 to adopt a dog from MCASAC. The center partnered with Best Friends Animal Society for this free adoption event, which is the second one […]

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November 20, 2017 | Michelle Queen

St. Nick Visits Humane Society for ‘Pet Photo with Santa’

It’s that time of year again. Santa Claus is coming to town and he’s available to take an adorable keepsake photo with your pet. Santa will be visiting the Montgomery County Humane Society in Rockville Saturday, Dec. 9 from noon to 3 p.m. An appointment is not required, but all pets should be on a […]

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August 8, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Help Clear the Shelter on Aug. 19 (VIDEO)

Looking for a pet? You can save up to $150 in fees by adopting a dog from the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center on Aug. 19. Fees for other animals vary. Find out more about the annual, Clear the Shelter event in this MyMCMedia Extra video, below: Animal Shelter Launches New Barn Cat Program, […]

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August 8, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Animal Shelter Provides Free Rabies Vaccinations for Dogs and Cats on Aug. 20 (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center (MCASAC) is offering rabies vaccination clinics on Aug. 20 and Sept. 17. The vaccinations are free with the purchase of a Montgomery County pet license. Maryland law requires that all dogs, cats, and ferrets over the age of four months be regularly vaccinated against rabies. Also by […]

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August 2, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Health Warning at Local Lakes at Rock Creek Regional Park (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Parks officials are warning visitors to avoid direct contact with the water at Lake Frank and Lake Needwood at Rock Creek Regional Park because of elevated levels of a toxic substance. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. You can find out more about this health warning on the Montgomery Parks website, here. Visitors & their […]

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April 10, 2017 | Staff Writer

Pets of the Week (VIDEO)

Meet a pair of beagles who are up for adoption at the Montgomery County Animal Service sand Adoption Center, below: Visit the MCASAC online, here, for more information.

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January 15, 2017 | Staff Writer

Where Will You Serve on MLK, Jr. Day? (VIDEO)

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is considered a day of service in Montgomery County. On Jan. 16, thousands of volunteers will participate in family-oriented service projects to help others across the county. There are events taking place all weekend across the county. Find out more in the report, below: You can find out more about […]

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December 21, 2016 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Animal Shelter Full, Sends Out a Holiday SOS Message

UPDATED 12.21.16 A spokesperson for the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center (MCASAC) said the response to an animal adoption drive last weekend was tremendous. “We had an amazing turnout for the event,” said Katherine Zenzano, community outreach coordinator at the MCASAC.”We adopted a total of 74 animals.” That compares with 16 adoptions the […]

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December 9, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Dec. 9, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Dec. 9, in Montgomery County: 1. Winter Weather: Bundle up, it’s going to be a cold day and the winds will make it feel even colder. 2. Pet Adoption Drive: The Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center is overflowing with dogs and cats after a surge of […]

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September 23, 2016 | Staff Writer

Pet of the Week: A Bearded Dragon Named Rufus (VIDEO)

Meet our pet of the week: Rufus, the bearded dragon. For more information, you can visit the Animal Services Center website or call 240.773.5900.

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