animal services

August 19, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

A Ton of Trouble: 2,000-Pound Steer Extricated From Mud in Boyds

Talk about grabbing the bull by its horns. A 2,000-pound long-horned steer was extricated from the mud Monday at Stargazing Farm on Whites Store Road in Boyds. Pete Piringer, the spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services, said the steer was stuck in a muddy ravine at the bottom of a hill for about […]

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June 21, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Rabies Vaccination Clinic Continues Sunday

Montgomery County continues with its rabies clinics on Sunday. Pet owners can come to the clinic to receive free and discounted rabies vaccinations for their cats and dogs. In order to receive a vaccination, pet owners need to purchase a pet license from Rockville, Gaithersburg, or Montgomery County’s clinic. When bringing your pets to the […]

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May 25, 2018 | Staff Writer

Germantown Man Charged in Animal Cruelty

A Germantown man faces three charges of animal cruelty after an arrest Thursday, Montgomery County police said Friday. Herbert Allen Green, 75, of the 20900 block of Father Hurley Boulevard posted a $2,000 bond and was released, according to online court records. Germantown police district and Animal Services Division officers responded to a call on […]

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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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November 10, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Watch the latest episode of County Report This Week for election results, a one-on-one interview with County Executive Isiah Leggett, the latest on a watershed clean up in Rockville, find out why they are celebrating at Montgomery College, get excited about this year’s Thanksgiving Parade and there’s more:

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August 12, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week. This week’s show includes reports on term limits, an update on solar panels, a preview of the Council’s fall session, an interview with the newest planning board member, a salute to local Olympians, a reminder to shop Tax Free Week in Maryland, a […]

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June 25, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Volunteers Needed at Animal Services and Adoption Center (VIDEO)

Do you love dogs and cats? Are you looking to give back or volunteer? Volunteers are needed at the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center. Find out more in this report: For more information, visit the Animal Shelter’s website, here. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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March 16, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Trust the Bald Eagle is Recovering at the Owl Moon Raptor Center (VIDEO)

Trust, the bald eagle, is on the road to recovery after being struck by a car on River Road earlier this month in Potomac. County Cable Montgomery’s Susan Kenedy reports. You can find out more about Trust’s condition, here.

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March 3, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Bald Eagle Rescue in Potomac (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

An officer with Montgomery County’s Animal Services Division helped rescue an injured bald eagle in Potomac on Thursday morning. This incident began when a resident called the Emergency Communications Center after watching the eagle walk into a wooded area in the area of River Road and Riverwood Drive. Officer Jennifer Gill responded to the call, […]

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January 18, 2016 | Staff Writer

Don’t Leave your Pets Out in the Cold

Because of the extremely cold temperatures predicted over the next several days, Montgomery County Animal Services Director Thomas Koenig is reminding pet owners not to leave dogs tethered, unattended, outdoors in the cold. The penalty for this violation is a $500 fine. Animal Services officers say it is important to be careful with all pets […]

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