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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April 4, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, April 4, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, April 4, in Montgomery County: 1. The County Council meets at 9:30 a.m. Public hearings scheduled for the afternoon include funding for security upgrades at Jewish community centers. The council members also will receive their semi-annual report from the Planning Board. 2. The Wheaton/Glenmont Pool will be renamed […]

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August 26, 2016 | Staff Writer

Pet of the Week: Meet Libby (VIDEO)

In this week’s Pet of the Week segment, Katherine Zenzano of the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center introduces us to a kitten named Libby. For more information, you can visit the Animal Services Center website or call 240.773.5900.

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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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August 11, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Feline Adoption Center Reopens After Closure

The Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center (MCASAC) has reopened all feline adoption areas to the public, including the kitten adoption area, following a closure of the areas on Aug. 5 – Aug 10. Katherine Zenzano, MCASAC’s community outreach coordinator, said the closure was a precautionary measure after a kitten adopted from the shelter […]

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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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June 7, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, June 7th, in Montgomery County

Here is your daily rundown of the five things to know today, June 7th, in Montgomery County: 1. Pedestrian Safety: The Girl Scouts are teaming up with the Gaithersburg Police Department today along Route 355 near St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church to educate passersby about the importance of using the crosswalk to cross the […]

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January 27, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Ban on Retail Pet Stores Public Hearing Set for Tonight

The Montgomery County Council is holding a public hearing tonight at 7:30 p.m. to discuss a ban on retail pet stores that sell dogs or cats in the county. Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal is the chief sponsor of the bill and he said the idea behind it is to ban pet stores from […]

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May 23, 2014 | Staff Writer

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Meet Kittens Pippin and Rigby (Video)

Kathi Stanhope at the Humane Society introduces us to two four-month-old kittens, Pippin and Rigby. Visit the Montgomery County Humane Society for more information or call 240.252.2555.

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