August 10, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Animal Shelter Launches New Barn Cat Program, Prepares to Clear the Shelter (VIDEO)

August is a busy month at the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center. The animal shelter has launched a new Barn Cat Program, and adoption center staffers are preparing for the annual Clear the Shelter event on Aug. 19. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke has more. According to MCASAC spokesperson Katherine Zenzano, you can save up […]

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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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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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September 5, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 5, in Montgomery County

Happy Labor Day! Here are your five things to know today, Sept. 5, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County’s offices, schools and libraries are closed today. Find out what’s open and what’s not in Montgomery County, here. 2. The Town of Kensington is hosting its 49th annual Labor Day Parade and Festival beginning at 10 […]

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May 29, 2015 | Staff Writer

Pets of the Week: Reptiles Galore (VIDEO)

In this Pet of the Week video segment, Kathi Stanhope introduces us to numerous reptiles available for adoption at the shelter. Stanhope advises, “Remember to think adopt, not shop.” Take a look: For more information, call 240.773.5900 or visit Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center.

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January 24, 2014 | Jeff Getek

Riderwood Resident Goes Beyond Panda Cam at National Zoo

When she was a young girl visiting her grandparents’ house in the Catskill Mountains of New York, Marilyn Doherty was warned about rattlesnakes. Decades later, she would help to hold a 19-foot, 20-year old anaconda as part of her duties at the National Zoo. Doherty, 84, is a resident of Riderwood, the Erickson Living retirement […]

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