adoption

November 22, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Eight Adoptions Confirmed in Celebration of National Adoption Month

Judges confirmed the adoptions of eight children today in a ceremony at the Montgomery County Circuit Court in Rockville. The event was a celebration of National Adoption Month.  Children and their families took their turns behind the judges’ desk, where the judge confirmed their petitions for adoption and name changes.  Associate Judge Cynthia Callahan said […]

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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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January 12, 2017 | Staff Writer

photo of new animal shelter

Pet of the Week (VIDEO)

Looking to adopt a rabbit? Meet Stuffing, our pet of the week: You can find out more about the animals up for adoption at the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center, here.

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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 13, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Pets of the Week: Two Beagles Who Need a Good Home (VIDEO)

Meet Rocco and Bella. These two beagles are looking for a good home and they want to stay together. For more information, visit the Animal Services and Adoption Center, here.

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November 1, 2016 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Montgomery County Council Approves Expansion of Sick and Safe Leave Law

The Montgomery County Council unanimously approved a bill that will expand the provisions of the County’s paid leave for certain parental reasons, today. According to a news release, Bill 32-16 will allow the use of paid leave for birth of a child or for the placement of a child with the employee adoption or foster […]

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January 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

Puppies of the Week (VIDEO)

Meet our “Puppies of the Week,” in this report, below: For more information, call 240.773.5900 or visit Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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January 12, 2016 | Sonya Burke

MoCo Animal Shelter Puts Several Confiscated Dogs Up for Adoption, MCPAW Asks for Donations (VIDEO)

On New Year’s Day, officers with Montgomery County’s Animal Services Division seized 66 dogs from a Rockville area home. This week, some of those dogs were put up for adoption at the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center (MCASAC). MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. Sadly, officials said three of the 66 dogs had to be […]

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January 9, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Animal Center Gains Custody of Seized Dogs (VIDEOS)

UPDATED The Montgomery County Animal Services Division (ASD) has gained custody of the 66 dogs seized from a Rockville area home on Jan. 1. Katherine Zenzano, a spokesperson for the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center (MCASAC), said all the dogs are in the legal custody of the shelter and some of the dogs […]

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November 20, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 20, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Nov. 20, in Montgomery County: 1. The Metro Board of Directors has appointed Paul Wiedefeld as General Manager and CEO, and he says safety is his top priority. His first day is Nov. 30th. 2. Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett has released the county’s list of state […]

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