Every Little Bit Helps If you can volunteer at the shelter, we would love to have you. If you don't have the time to volunteer, donations are very helpful and much appreciated.

We always need the following items: 
  • Bleach
  • Canned, unseasoned plain chicken or low sodium chicken broth
  • Carefresh small animal bedding
  • Dawn dish washing detergent
  • Gift cards from Central Dawgma, Pet Smart, PetCo, Pet Valu, Walmart, or local grocery stores
  • Green scouring pads
  • Hay - Timothy or meadow grass
  • Leashes, collars and dog harnesses
  • Monetary donations - check, credit card or cash
  • Litter
  • Pet cages
  • Pet food and treats
  • Pet shampoos or baby shampoo (used and samples okay)
  • Pet toys (all types: cats, dogs, small mammals, birds)
  • Stainless steel food / water bowls
  • Tiki Cat canned cat food
  • Towels and blankets
Specific items are also listed on our Amazon Wishlist.  Visit Amazon's website and search Lists for "Frederick County Animal Control".

Donation Hours

Donations are accepted during normal business hours:
  • Monday - Friday - 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.
  • Saturday - 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Making Donations by Credit or Debit Card

You may make a monetary donation electronically via credit or debit card by clicking on the Make a Donation link.

Making Donations by Check

Check donations should be made payable to Frederick County Animal Control or FCAC and mailed to:
1832 Rosemont Ave.
Frederick, MD 21702

Please indicate on the memo line which program you wish to support.

For more information or questions, please call 301-600-1546 or email us at