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Adoption Fees

For information on how to adopt, what you are required to bring when adopting, and what our adoption fees include, visit our " How to Adopt " page. 


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Please note: An additional licensing fee may be required depending on the age of the animal and the town of residence of the adopter. For more information on pet licensing, click here.


Dog Fees 

Puppies younger than 6 months $150
Older than 6 months $100
Older than 7 years $75
Special Needs $0
Bonded Pairs older than 6 months $150


Cat Fees

Kittens younger than 6 months $100
Older than 6 months $50
Older than 8 years $0
Special Needs $0
Bonded Pairs younger than 6 months $150
Bonded Pairs older than 6 months $75


Small Mammal Fees

Gerbil $5
Hamster $5
Mouse $5
Rat* $10
Guinea Pig* $25
Rabbit* $25
Degu* $25
Hedgehog* $40
Sugar Glider* $50
Ferret* $50
Chinchilla* $75
*Price may vary if adopted in pairs. See below.

Small Mammal Pair Fees

Pair of Rats $15
Pair of Guinea Pigs $35
Pair of Rabbits $35
Pair of Degus $35
Pair of Sugar Gliders $75
Pair of Ferrets $75
Pair of Chinchillas $100


Bird Fees

Duck* $10
Finch* $10
Pigeon* $10
Parakeet* $15
Chicken (Lots of 5) $15
Cockatiel* $20
Goose* $20
Ring Neck Dove* $20
Turkey* $20
Guinea Hen* $25
Peacock $40
Quaker $40
Cockatoo/Macaw/Large Parrot $100
*Price may vary if adopted in pairs. See below.

Pairs of Birds Fees

Pair of Ducks $15
Pair of Finches $15
Pair of Pigeons $15
Pair of Parakeets $20
Pair of Cockatiels $30
Pair of Geese $30
Pair of Ring Neck Doves $30
Pair of Turkeys $30
Pair of Guinea Hens $35


Reptiles, Amphibians (& More) Fees

Hermit Crab $5
Turtle $5
Gecko $5
Fish (Tropical/Large) $5
Chameleon $5
Anole* $10
Fish (Lots of 8) $10
Tortoise* $10
Salamander* $10
Chinese Water Dragon* $25
Snake* $25
Bearded Dragon* $25
Lizards - Other $40
Iguana $40
Boa/Python $40
*Prices may vary if adopted in pairs. See below. 

Pairs of Reptiles, Amphibians (& More) Fees

Pair of Anoles $15
Pair of Tortoises $15
Pair of Salamanders $15
Pair of Chinese Water Dragons $35
Pair of Snakes $35
Pair of Bearded Dragons $35


Livestock Fees

Chicken (Lots of 5) $15
Goats $75
Pigs $75
Sheep $75
Other Small Livestock (under 150 lbs) $75
Horses $150
Other Large Livestock (over 150 lbs) $150







 
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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