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Animal Services & Adoption Center

How to Adopt

Are you considering adding a new pet to your household?  Come visit the Adoption Center and meet our wonderful dogs, cats, puppies, kittens, rabbits, guinea pigs, birds, snakes, turtles and other animals waiting for new puppyhomes!

When you come in:

Adoption Policies:



Adoption Type Fee
Dog $150*
Cat $100*
Rabbit $50
Ferret $50
Chinchilla $50
Iguana $50
Guinea Pig $25
Snake $20
Hamster, Gerbil, Mouse, and Rat $10
Small Lizard, Turtle, and Fish $10
Livestock $10
Small to Medium Bird, e.g. Parakeets, Finches, Doves, Lovebirds, Cockatiels, etc. $10 - $50
Large Birds, e.g. Parrots, Cockatoos, etc. $50 - $150


Adoption Fees for Dogs Generally Include:

Adoption Fees for Cats Generally Include:

*Please note: An additional licensing fee for dogs and cats may be required depending upon the age of the animal and the town of residence of the adopter.



Contact Us: Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center
Department of Police, Animal Services Division
7315 Muncaster Mill Rd., Derwood, MD 20855  Telephone: 240.773.5900  Fax: 301.279.1063