Licenses New

Frederick County Animal Control investigates all animal bites. All bites must be reported. The State of Maryland requires all dogs, cats and ferrets, 4 months or older, to have a current rabies vaccination. Additionally, all dogs and cats must be licensed pursuant to the Frederick County Code.

For more information on rabies, please visit the Frederick County Health Department's website.

Please order your license by mailing the completed License Application Form and applicable fees to the Frederick County Animal Control Center or purchase tags by providing your dog's or cat's rabies certificate at one of the locations listed below.
  • Frederick County Animal Control
    1832 Rosemont Ave.
    Frederick, MD 21702
  • Frederick County Treasurer
    30 N. Market St.
    Frederick, MD 21701
  • Brunswick Home & Farm
    360 Souder Road
    Brunswick, MD 21716
  • Thurmont Town Office
    10 Frederick Road
    Thurmont, MD 21788
  • Middletown Town Office
    301 West Main St.
    Middletown, MD 21769
  • Emmitsburg Vet
    9436 Waynesboro Pike
    Emmitsburg, MD 21727
  • Southern States
    1312 South Main St.
    Mount Airy, MD 21771
  • Frederick Vet Center
    7424 Grove Road
    Frederick, MD 21703
  • Ace Hardware
    215 N. Church St.
    Thurmont, MD 21788
  • Middletown Vet Clinic
    207-A S. Church St.
    Middletown, MD 21769
  • Catoctin Veterinary Clinic
    4 Paws Place
    Thurmont, MD 21788
  • Urbana Vet Hospital
    3569 Urbana Pike
    Frederick, MD 21704

  • Green Valley Animal Hospital
    2910 Prices Distillery Road
    Ijamsville, MD 21754
  • Animal Care Clinic
    148 Walkers Village
    Walkersville, MD 21793
  • Emmitsburg Town Office
    300 A. S. Seton Ave.
    Emmitsburg, MD 21727
  • Walkersville Town Office
    21 W. Frederick St.
    Walkersville, Md 21793
  • Walkersville Vet
    10559 Glade Road
    Walkersville, MD 21793
  • Yellow Springs Veterinary Clinic
    25 Thomas Johnson Drive
    Frederick, MD 21702