March 18, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Wilson Parrot Foundation in Damascus is Missing Cockatoo

The Wilson Parrot Foundation in Damascus is missing a male Galah Cockatoo named Sydney. The foundation was opened in 1996 by Brian Wilson, a retired firefighter who’s known to many as a “bird whisperer.” Wilson started the foundation a year after he got in a serious car accident and was rehabilitated by parrots who helped […]

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February 12, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Future of Rockville’s RedGate Still Uncertain

Although RedGate Park in the City of Rockville has not been used as a golf course in more than a year, bird watchers and walkers continue to stop by. Last year, 125 different bird specifies were spotted at the 140-acre park on Avery Lane, according to the website Save RedGate Park, whose members want to […]

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May 4, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

How Much Is That Doggie in the Database? County Adoption Center Puts Pooches Online

Data Montgomery — the county’s website that publishes information about food inspections, 311 requests and employee salaries — has gone to the dogs. And the cats. And the turtles. And just about every other adoptable creature. The website now includes a database of all the creatures, great and small, the Montgomery County Animal Services and […]

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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 2, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Pets of the Week: Finches (VIDEO)

Did you know that you can adopt birds at the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center in Derwood? Meet our pets of the week:

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June 12, 2016 | Sonya Burke

The Plan to Remove Canada Geese from Two Parks This Summer (VIDEO)

Montgomery County parks officials are moving forward with a roundup of hundreds of Canada Geese at two local parks because the birds are considered a public safety nuisance. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. You can find out more about the geese reduction effort, here. Montgomery Parks Will Remove Up to 300 Non-migratory Canada Geese in June […]

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April 11, 2016 | Sonya Burke

It’s National Pet Day (PHOTOS)

UPDATED National Pet Day is celebrated on April 11th,  and it didn’t take long for that popular hashtag to trend. As part of the #NationalPetDay fun, MyMCMedia asked residents to share photos of their cute Montgomery County pets and you responded. Montgomery Parks also got into the fun We will be celebrating at 4 p.m. bring your pooches to […]

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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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October 16, 2015 | Staff Writer

Pets of the Week: Two Parakeets and a Cockatiel (VIDEO)

Kathi Stanhope reminds us that the Animal Services and Adoption Center has birds that need a good home. Take a look: 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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