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A note on our ability to accept donations: Due to the overwhelming generosity of the community over the holidays and the New Year, we are overwhelmed with donations. Sadly, we do not have the storage capacity needed. We will not be accepting towels, sheets, blankets, cat and dog beds, or newspapers until further notice. Please consider donating to other local animal shelters and animal welfare organizations, such as:

  • The Montgomery County Humane Society, 601 S. Stonestreet Ave Rockville,  MD 20850
  • Second Chance Wildlife Center (NEWSPAPER DONATIONS ONLY), 7101 Barcellona Drive Gaithersburg, MD 20879
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During a period of extreme cold temperatures, the Montgomery County Police Animal Services Division (ASD) enforces Executive Regulation 17-17, Anti-Cruelty Conditions for Dogs. Director of Animal Services Division Thomas J. Koenig is notifying residents that animals must not be left outside unattended. Furthermore, leaving animals outside unattended in these conditions may be considered an act of cruelty and pet owners could be charged accordingly.

Hours Open to the Public:

Monday: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
Tuesday: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
Wednesday: CLOSED
Thursday: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
Friday: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
Saturday: 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Sunday: 12:00pm - 5:00pm

NOTE: During weekdays, adoption counseling appointments will occur until 5:00pm. On the weekends, adoption counseling appointments will occur until 3:30pm. Appointments only occur after an adoption questionnaire has been submitted by a potential adopter. From 5:00 to 7:00pm on weekdays and 3:30 to 5:00pm on weekends, potential adopters may still browse our selection of adoptable pets.

*Adoption Center CLOSED to public on Wednesdays and county government holidays.

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The Montgomery County Partners for Animal Well Being
The dedicated non-profit partner of the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center (MCASAC)
helping to educate, advocate & take action on the healthy treatment and well being of animals both inside & outside MCASAC.

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