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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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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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