rabies

August 24, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County to Hold Free Rabies Clinic Sunday, Aug. 26

Montgomery County holds rabies clinics once a month from April thru September at its Derwood facility. The next clinic is scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 26. The clinics take place take place at the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center, located at 7315 Muncaster Mill Road in Derwood from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. For county residents, […]

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March 17, 2018 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg Warns of Rabid Raccoon

Gaithersburg Animal Control officers are warning residents of a rabid raccoon on Wednesday. The raccoon was spotted about 1 p.m. in the 100 block of Gold Kettle Drive. The raccoon was captured, euthanized and tested for rabies. Test results confirmed that the raccoon was infected with the rabies virus. Rabies can be fatal to humans […]

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October 30, 2017 | Staff Writer

Health Officials Seek Anyone Who Had Contact with Rabid Cat

A gray domestic short-haired cat with what appeared to be an injured hind leg found in the Pike & Rose area has tested positive for rabies, according to a statement from Montgomery County government. The cat was seen in the area of White Flint Station condominiums, near Rockville Pike and Old Georgetown Road. Montgomery County public health […]

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August 8, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Animal Shelter Provides Free Rabies Vaccinations for Dogs and Cats on Aug. 20 (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center (MCASAC) is offering rabies vaccination clinics on Aug. 20 and Sept. 17. The vaccinations are free with the purchase of a Montgomery County pet license. Maryland law requires that all dogs, cats, and ferrets over the age of four months be regularly vaccinated against rabies. Also by […]

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April 26, 2017 | Sonya Burke

A Warning from Health Officials: Don’t Pick Up that Wild Animal, No Matter How Cute and Cuddly

Montgomery County health officials are warning residents to resist the urge to touch wild animals, including baby squirrels, raccoons and baby foxes. According to Mary Anderson, a spokesperson for Montgomery County, there have been several instances in the last few weeks of county residents bringing young wild animals into their homes and then calling animal […]

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September 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Rabies Vaccination Clinic Set for Sept. 18 (VIDEO)

Montgomery County requires that all dogs and cats, four months of age and older, must have a current rabies vaccination and a county pet license.  The Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center will hold the final free rabies vaccination clinics for the year Sunday. The rabies vaccination clinic is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 18th […]

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July 31, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Offers Free Rabies Vaccination Clinics (VIDEO)

Montgomery County requires that all dogs and cats, four months of age and older, must have a current rabies vaccination and a county pet license.  The Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center will hold two more free rabies vaccination clinics this year. Rabies vaccination clinics are held on the third Sunday of each month […]

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June 3, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Rabid Bat Found in Gaithersburg (VIDEO)

Gaithersburg’s animal control officers report that a rabid bat was discovered in a home in the 400 block of Christopher Avenue at 6 a.m. on May 29th. According to a city news release, the bat was captured, euthanized and tested for rabies. Test results confirmed that the bat was infected with the rabies virus. City […]

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May 13, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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

It’s Friday the 13th!  Here are five things to know today, May 13, in Montgomery County: 1. If you are a WSSC customer in Montgomery County, your water bill is going up later this summer. 2. The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is directing Metro officials to make immediate repairs to the Red Line tunnel. 3. For […]

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April 17, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, April 17, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, April 17, in Montgomery County: 1. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the state flag to half staff in honor of a fallen firefighter. 2. Montgomery County police officers are investigating a suspicious death that was reported at a Rockville hotel on Saturday morning. 3. Have you cast […]

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