montgomery county animal services and adoption center

August 25, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Animal Services Reduces Fees to ‘Clear the Shelter’

The Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center (MCASAC) will participate in the nationwide Clear the Shelters event from now through Sept. 19. During the event, fees to adopt a pet will be cut by at least 50 percent and will be entirely waived for animals who have been in the shelter for more than […]

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August 11, 2021 | Sarah Dilworth

County Animal Services Hosts ‘Pocket Pet Palooza’

For two weeks, the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center (MCASAC) will waive adoption fees for small animals. Following the success of July’s cat adoption event which led to a record-breaking 162 adoptions, the non-profit organization Montgomery County Partners for Animal Well-Being (MCPAW) will now sponsor “Pocket Pet Palooza.” The promotional event for small […]

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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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June 17, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, June 17, In Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, June 17, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Speed Reduction Program: Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich and County Council President Tom Hucker will join the County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) today at 11:00 a.m. to launch the Vision Zero speed reduction program, “20 is Plenty,” in North Bethesda. The […]

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June 16, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Animal Services to Fully Reopen Sunday

Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center (MCASAC) announced in a statement that it is fully reopening its facility in Derwood on June 20. MCASAC has continued caring for homeless animals over the course of the pandemic—at one point even welcoming 16 shelter dogs affected by Hurricane Laura—but its been operating mostly on an appointment […]

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May 19, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

County’s Safety Net Program Aids Pet Owners Needing Temporary Care

The Montgomery County Office of Animal Services now is offering temporary care for residents facing eviction, domestic violence or hospitalization. The Safety Net Foster program is designed to help pet owners stay together in times of crisis or financial hardship. Temporary care ranges from 30 to 90 days. The OAS is one of 18 animal […]

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September 3, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Dogs from Louisiana Shelter Damaged By Hurricane Laura Arrive in Montgomery County

Sixteen shelter dogs from Morehouse Humane Society in Bastrop, La. arrived at Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center (MCASAC) in Derwood on Thursday. The Louisiana dog shelter received significant damage from the Category 4 storm, Hurricane Laura. Now that the dogs are safely in Montgomery County, Morehouse Humane Society—which has been without power since […]

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September 2, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Animal Shelter To Rescue 16 Dogs Affected by Hurricane Laura

Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center (MCASAC) in Derwood is rescuing 16 dogs affected by Hurricane Laura. The dogs will arrive Thursday in Montgomery County from Morehouse Humane Society Shelter in Bastrop, La. Morehouse Humane Society Shelter was connected to MCASAC through its involvement as a Best Friends Network Partner, meaning it can act […]

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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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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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