December 12, 2019 | Michelle Queen

County Waives Animal Adoption Fees for Holidays

The Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center (MCASAC) is waiving adoption fees this weekend. The  annual event, known as Holiday SOS, is in its fourth year with the goal to find animals good homes. The event will take place from today through Sunday, November 15 at the MCASAC, 7315 Muncaster Mill Road in Derwood.  […]

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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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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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April 14, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, April 14, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, April 14, in Montgomery County: 1. Quince Orchard and White Oak libraries close at 6 p.m. Saturday for a summer-long refresh project. 2. Bunnyland at Butler’s Orchard opens at 10 a.m. Admission, $9 children and $7 adults, includes hayrides, Race the Rubber Ducky Derby, egg hunt, visit with the farm’s […]

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April 13, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, April 13, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, April 13, in Montgomery County: 1. Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman will deliver the “State of the City” address tonight at the Rosborough Cultural Arts Center. 2. Missing a goat? It took three animal control officers to capture a runaway goat in Aspen Hill on Wednesday and now they are […]

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April 10, 2017 | Staff Writer

Pets of the Week (VIDEO)

Meet a pair of beagles who are up for adoption at the Montgomery County Animal Service sand Adoption Center, below: Visit the MCASAC online, here, for more information.

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December 21, 2016 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Animal Shelter Full, Sends Out a Holiday SOS Message

UPDATED 12.21.16 A spokesperson for the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center (MCASAC) said the response to an animal adoption drive last weekend was tremendous. “We had an amazing turnout for the event,” said Katherine Zenzano, community outreach coordinator at the MCASAC.”We adopted a total of 74 animals.” That compares with 16 adoptions the […]

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December 13, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Pets of the Week: Two Beagles Who Need a Good Home (VIDEO)

Meet Rocco and Bella. These two beagles are looking for a good home and they want to stay together. For more information, visit the Animal Services and Adoption Center, here.

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July 8, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, July 8, in Montgomery County

UPDATED Here are your five things to know today, July 8, in Montgomery County: 1. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Public Safety Awards breakfast takes place today at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds. Follow @MyMCMedia on Twitter for updates from the awards ceremony. 2. Downtown Wheaton is re-designated as an Arts and Entertainment District for the next decade by the […]

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February 2, 2016 | Staff Writer

Animal Shelter Reunites Owner with Dog After One Year (VIDEO)

A dog owner, Alicia McIntosh, was reunited with her long lost dog, Corey, at the Montgomery County Animal Shelter this week. But this homecoming is not your typical lost and found dog story. The owner, who no longer lives in this area, had to fly in from Texas, and her dog had been missing for […]

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