June 29, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

County Animal Services Waives Fees for Cat Adoptions Throughout July

July may be the purrrfect time to adopt a feline friend in Montgomery County. Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center (MCASAC) in Derwood is waiving the fees for all its cats and kittens from July 1 through July 31. The initiative is part of MCASAC’s “Feline Freedom” campaign and is sponsored by the nonprofit […]

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December 17, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Hypothermia Alert: Keep Your Pets Warm

Montgomery County has activated its Extreme Cold Plan for a Hypothermia Alert through Tuesday at 2 p.m. These plans are activated when the wind chill drops below 32 degrees. Remember in addition to taking care of the elderly, homeless individuals, and children, that we should be cognizant of animals left in the cold. Animal neglect […]

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August 12, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week. This week’s show includes reports on term limits, an update on solar panels, a preview of the Council’s fall session, an interview with the newest planning board member, a salute to local Olympians, a reminder to shop Tax Free Week in Maryland, a […]

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June 12, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Pet of the Week (VIDEO)

In the latest Pet of the Week segment, below, find out how you can sign up to foster a dog or cat. For more information, visit the Animal Shelter’s website, here. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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July 24, 2015 | Sonya Burke

County Pet Vaccination and Licensing Requirements (VIDEO)

In Montgomery County, all dogs and cats four months of age or older must have a current rabies vaccination and a pet license. If your pet gets lost, a license tag on your pet’s collar is the fastest way to find you when your pet is found. Lucille Baur from the Montgomery County Police Department […]

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July 4, 2015 | Sonya Burke

It’s Kitten Season (VIDEO)

It’s kitten season at the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center. Find out more in this Pet of the Week report: For more information, call 240.773.5900 or visit the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center website.

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May 27, 2015 | Marian Merewitz

Foster a Pet at Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center

As “Kitten Season” Approaches, Animal Shelter to Host Foster Information Session Derwood, MD – Between May and September of 2014, the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center (MCASAC) received over 400 kittens – many of them in need of specialized or 24-hour care. In anticipation of  this year’s arrivals, MCASAC is sending out an […]

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