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August 9, 2018 | Staff Writer

Woman Faces 128 Animal Cruelty Offenses After Hoarding Investigation

The North Potomac woman who had 70 cats removed from her home by animal services officers faces 128 animal cruelty offenses, a Montgomery County police statement said. Laura Louise Prince, 62, was released after posting $2,500 bail, according to online court records. The animals were taken from two of Prince’s homes, in the 12000 block […]

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July 20, 2018 | Staff Writer

Number of Cats Taken from North Potomac Home Reaches 70

The number of cats removed from a Sweetbough Court townhome has reached 70, according to a Montgomery County police statement. Add in the one rabbit and 71 animals have been taken from the North Potomac home, about a mile south of Quince Orchard High School. Police said Animal Services Officers are trapping the remaining cats […]

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July 19, 2018 | Staff Writer

More than 60 Cats Removed from Home

Officers have collected “60 and counting” cats since Saturday from a home in the 12300 block of Sweetbough Court, an Animal Control officer said Thursday. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue hazmat units checked the site for ammonia gas Wednesday evening. Officer Lavonia Byrd said no one has been charged yet, but the investigation is continuing. […]

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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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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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April 4, 2018 | Staff Writer

City of Gaithersburg Offers Free Rabies Clinic for Cats and Dogs

The City of Gaithersburg will offer free rabies clinics for cats and dogs from April through September, according to a news release. They will take place take place at the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center, located at 7315 Muncaster Mill Road in Derwood from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. For county residents, there is no […]

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March 12, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for March 12 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Friday, March 12 in Montgomery County: 1. Dogs and Cats: The Montgomery County Council’s Public Safety Committee takes up a review of the county’s Animal Services and Adoption Center at its 9:30 a.m. Here’s the staff report. At the same time, the Health and Human Services Committee considers […]

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November 20, 2017 | Michelle Queen

St. Nick Visits Humane Society for ‘Pet Photo with Santa’

It’s that time of year again. Santa Claus is coming to town and he’s available to take an adorable keepsake photo with your pet. Santa will be visiting the Montgomery County Humane Society in Rockville Saturday, Dec. 9 from noon to 3 p.m. An appointment is not required, but all pets should be on a […]

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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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