June 29, 2016 | Staff Writer

Germantown Man Charged with Two Counts of Animal Cruelty

A Germantown man has been charged with two misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty and inhumane treatment of his family dog, according to officials with the Montgomery County Animal Services Division. Investigators said that an Animal Services officer responded to Ronald Vaughan’s Deerwater Drive residence on June 21st. The officer saw a small dog laying on its side […]

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June 3, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Rabid Bat Found in Gaithersburg (VIDEO)

Gaithersburg’s animal control officers report that a rabid bat was discovered in a home in the 400 block of Christopher Avenue at 6 a.m. on May 29th. According to a city news release, the bat was captured, euthanized and tested for rabies. Test results confirmed that the bat was infected with the rabies virus. City […]

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January 12, 2016 | Sonya Burke

MoCo Animal Shelter Puts Several Confiscated Dogs Up for Adoption, MCPAW Asks for Donations (VIDEO)

On New Year’s Day, officers with Montgomery County’s Animal Services Division seized 66 dogs from a Rockville area home. This week, some of those dogs were put up for adoption at the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center (MCASAC). MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. Sadly, officials said three of the 66 dogs had to be […]

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January 9, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Animal Center Gains Custody of Seized Dogs (VIDEOS)

UPDATED The Montgomery County Animal Services Division (ASD) has gained custody of the 66 dogs seized from a Rockville area home on Jan. 1. Katherine Zenzano, a spokesperson for the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center (MCASAC), said all the dogs are in the legal custody of the shelter and some of the dogs […]

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October 23, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Injured Deer Closes Executive Office Building’s Parking Garage (VIDEO)

One floor of the Montgomery County Executive Office Building’s parking garage was closed on Thursday morning after a deer was discovered in it. It is unknown how long the animal was in the second level of the garage or how it entered the structure at 101 Monroe Street. Rockville police officers responded to the call, […]

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