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August 26, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Photos: Montgomery County Pups Honored for International Dog Day

We asked our social media followers to send us photos of their dogs in honor of International Dog Day. Here’s a look at the good boys and girls of Montgomery County, all of whom deserve a treat: Here’s more Montgomery County dogs celebrating: View this post on Instagram We have even more pictures of #DogsOfMoCo […]

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August 7, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

To Help Clear Shelters, County Adoption Center Cuts Fees by 50% Throughout August

Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center is officially back open and is celebrating its annual Clear the Shelters event—but this time—all month long. Throughout August, pet fees will be cut by at least 50%. MyMCMedia caught up with Maria Anselmo, the community relations manager for Montgomery County Animal Services, to get the lowdown on adopting […]

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July 28, 2020 | Staff Writer

photo of new animal shelter

Montgomery County Animal Shelter Reopens Aug. 6, Launching Month-Long ‘Clear the Shelters’ Event

It’s a summer different than any other. Many are working from home, traveling options are limited, so perhaps now is the perfect time to adopt a furry family member. Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center in Derwood plans to reopen for the public on August 6. It had been closed since March because of […]

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July 17, 2020 | Staff Writer

Mood Booster: Watch Warrior Canine Connection’s Live Puppy Cam

The Warrior Canine Connection has a new litter of puppies. Now, the future service dogs are on their journey to help change lives. Warrior Canine Connection utilizes a Mission Based Trauma Recovery model to help veterans recovering from the stress of combat reconnect with their families, communities, and life. Click here to brighten your day by watching […]

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May 14, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

New Pet Pantry in Gaithersburg Making Sure Animals Don’t Go Hungry During Pandemic

While many people are in need during this pandemic, the same goes for some animals. House with a Heart Senior Pet Sanctuary in Gaithersburg started a new pet pantry so that animals can also have something to eat. Overall, the organization pretty much runs a retirement dog home and helps animals that are senior citizens […]

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February 8, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Video Shows Roof Being Blowing Off in Boyds During Friday Tornado

Maryland was hit with an unheard of five tornados on Friday according to the National Weather Service. Since 1950, a grand total of four tornados had hit the state in the month of February. Two of the five tornados hit Montgomery County: one in Dickerson and one in Germantown/Boyds area. The latter hit the Warrior […]

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February 7, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Serious Storms Damage, Close Warrior Canine Connection in Boyds

Warrior Canine Connection (WCC) in Boyds endured serious storm damage Friday, and employees believe it was caused by a tornado. The non-profit is currently closed due to the damage caused.  WCC is an organization that trains service dogs for veterans with disabilities, with the help of veterans suffering from PTSD and other psychological trauma. Allison […]

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January 31, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

MisCHIEFS Defeat K9ers in Rockville Puppy Bowl

The MisCHIEFS and the K9ers went nose to nose at Pet Dominion’s 9th Annual Puppy Bowl in Rockville on Friday. In recent years, the winner of the Puppy Bowl has accurately predicted which NFL team will win the Super Bowl. On this occasion, the MisCHIEFS were victorious which may bode well for the Kansas City […]

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September 9, 2019 | Hannah Dalsheim

End of Summer Pool Parties a Real Treat For Dogs

The last few weekends of summer – which officially ends September 22nd – are popular for end-of-season dog swims at community pools. Wheaton-Glenmont Outdoor Pool in Silver Spring held their annual Pooch Pool Party on Sunday. Dogs of all shapes and sizes enjoyed taking advantage of the amenities their owners are accustomed to by taking […]

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September 4, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Maryland Task Force in Florida for Hurricane Dorian Relief

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service sent more than 85 people to Florida on Friday night to help those affected by Hurricane Dorian.  Last nite (8/30) @MontgomeryCoMD FEMA Maryland Task Force 1 US&R 20+ vehicle caravan departed Rockville warehouse for deployment in Fla…. >80 members heard from @MoCoCouncilMD VP & Public Safety Chairman Sidney Katz […]

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