pet adoption

July 28, 2020 | Staff Writer

photo of new animal shelter

Montgomery County Animal Shelter Reopens Aug. 6, Launching Month-Long ‘Clear the Shelters’ Event

It’s a summer different than any other. Many are working from home, traveling options are limited, so perhaps now is the perfect time to adopt a furry family member. Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center in Derwood plans to reopen for the public on August 6. It had been closed since March because of […]

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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 18, 2015 | Cindy Peña

Emotional Letter from Dying Cat Owner Has Happy Ending (VIDEO & PHOTO)

Susie, a shy, five year-old orange tabby, was taken to the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center by a man whose mother had passed away. Before the woman died, she wrote a letter to Susie’s future adopter telling them about Susie’s personality and how much Susie was loved and cared for. The heartbreaking story about Susie […]

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August 15, 2015 | Cindy Peña

Free Pet Adoption as “Clear the Shelters” Comes this Saturday (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center is hosting a #ClearTheShelters event this Saturday, August 15th.  Several hundred dogs, cats, birds, ferrets and other domesticated animals will be up for adoption and all adoption fees will be waived.   Click here for more information on what you need to bring with you to adopt a new […]

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May 25, 2015 | Krista Brick

County Animal Shelter Seeks Kitten Foster Homes

It’s almost summertime but for those in the animal adoption community, May through September is also referred to as “kitten season” and foster volunteers are needed to help with the influx of arrivals to area animal services and adoption centers. Last year between May and September, the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center (MCASAC) […]

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