animal shelter

August 1, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for August 1 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, August 1. Here’s five things to know: 1. DOGust 1st, Universal Birthday for Shelter Dogs: Thousands of sweet dogs land at animal shelters until they can find a forever home. If you’ve ever visited a shelter, you know the heart wrenching looks on their faces. Click here to learn more about the […]

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April 11, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Celebrates First Dogs on National Pet Day

Admit it. Maryland has the cutest first dogs. Gov. Larry Hogan is joining in on the social media fun by posting photos of his dogs for National Pet Day. Hogan has two Shih Tzus that he adopted last May from BARCS Animal Shelter in Baltimore. According to The Baltimore Sun, his dog Anna (or Annapolis) […]

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October 16, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Animal Shelter Waiving Adoption Fees Until Oct. 25

If you want to add a canine or kitty companion, the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center is waiving adoption fees until Oct. 25. The center is at 7315 Muncaster Mill Road, Derwood. Friends of Montgomery County Animals, a not-for-profit, is covering the adoption fees.

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January 19, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Animal Adoptions Increased 17 percent in 2017

Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center had more than 2,200 adoptions in 2017, a 17 percent increase over last year, said Katherine Zenzano, the agency’s community outreach coordinator. The center has a 93 percent “live release rate,” which she called a good number for a municipal shelter. At 90 percent and up, a shelter […]

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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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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 16, 2016 | Staff Writer

Pets of the Week: Meet Bentley and Lily (VIDEO)

Meet our pets of the week: a couple of dogs who are related and who are hoping to be adopted together. For more information, you can visit the Animal Services Center website or call 240.773.5900.

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September 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Rabies Vaccination Clinic Set for Sept. 18 (VIDEO)

Montgomery County requires that all dogs and cats, four months of age and older, must have a current rabies vaccination and a county pet license.  The Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center will hold the final free rabies vaccination clinics for the year Sunday. The rabies vaccination clinic is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 18th […]

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August 26, 2016 | Staff Writer

Pet of the Week: Meet Libby (VIDEO)

In this week’s Pet of the Week segment, Katherine Zenzano of the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center introduces us to a kitten named Libby. For more information, you can visit the Animal Services Center website or call 240.773.5900.

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August 19, 2016 | Staff Writer

Pets of the Week: Meet Batman and Robin (VIDEO)

In this week’s Pet of the Week segment, Katherine Zenzano of the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center introduces us to two male, tricolor Guinea pigs known as Batman and Robin. For more information, you can visit the Animal Services Center website or call 240.773.5900.

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