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August 19, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

A Ton of Trouble: 2,000-Pound Steer Extricated From Mud in Boyds

Talk about grabbing the bull by its horns. A 2,000-pound long-horned steer was extricated from the mud Monday at Stargazing Farm on Whites Store Road in Boyds. Pete Piringer, the spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services, said the steer was stuck in a muddy ravine at the bottom of a hill for about […]

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August 14, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Animal Adoption Fees Waived for ‘Clear the Shelters’ Event

The Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center is waiving adoption fees this weekend. Clear the Shelters is a nationwide pet adoption initiative whose goal is to find animals good homes. The event will take place on Aug. 17 at the county’s animal services and adoption center, 7315 Muncaster Mill Road in Derwood, and will […]

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June 21, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Rabies Vaccination Clinic Continues Sunday

Montgomery County continues with its rabies clinics on Sunday. Pet owners can come to the clinic to receive free and discounted rabies vaccinations for their cats and dogs. In order to receive a vaccination, pet owners need to purchase a pet license from Rockville, Gaithersburg, or Montgomery County’s clinic. When bringing your pets to the […]

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May 3, 2019 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Waives Animal Adoption Fees to Celebrate National Pet Week

Adoption fees are waived at the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center to celebrate National Pet Week. The no-cost adoptions are available from Saturday, May 4 through Saturday, May 11, and is sponsored by Montgomery County Partners for Animal Well-being (MCPAW). All species of animals at the adoption center qualify: cats, dogs, livestock and […]

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November 15, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Men Honored for Heroic Efforts during Two Separate Dog Attacks

Montgomery County Police Animal Services Division honored two community members, Lucas Burger and Jorge Quintanilla, for their life saving efforts in two separate dog attacks.  The men were presented with Montgomery County Police “Chief’s Certificates of Appreciation” at the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center in Derwood on Friday, Nov. 9. Lucas Burger Rescues […]

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October 16, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Animal Shelter Waiving Adoption Fees Until Oct. 25

If you want to add a canine or kitty companion, the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center is waiving adoption fees until Oct. 25. The center is at 7315 Muncaster Mill Road, Derwood. Friends of Montgomery County Animals, a not-for-profit, is covering the adoption fees.

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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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February 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Waives Animal Adoption Fees

Adoption fees have been waived at the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center. The no-cost adoptions continue until Sunday, Feb. 25, as part of a sponsored partnership with Friends of Montgomery County Animals. Staff and volunteers are eager to get the 100 available animals adopted to make room for new pets seeking their forever […]

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August 21, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

UPDATE: Animal Adoption Fees Waived for Clear the Shelters Event

UPDATED 8.21.17 More than 100 animals from the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center found forever homes during a nationwide campaign titled, “Clear the Shelters.” This is the third year the department waived adoption fees in an effort to find homes for the homeless animals, according to Katherine Zenzano, community outreach coordinator for the adoption […]

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November 18, 2016 | Staff Writer

Pet of the Week: Meet Sebastiano (VIDEO)

On County Report This Week, Kathi Stanhope introduces us to Sebastiano, a three-year-old dog who is looking for a good home. For more information, call 240.773.5900 or visit Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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