Animal Control


To prevent cruelty, abuse and neglect of animals in Frederick County by enforcing all state, county and city ordinances. We shelter homeless animals and place them in safe and loving home environments. We educate the public on all animal issues, to foster a more aware and caring community.

Make a reservation to visit our adoptable animals 

Missing a Pet?

Visit our Stray Page

Surrender your Pet

Call 301-600-1855 or visit our Surrender your Pet page.

Pet Food Bank

Need help feeding your pet?  Please review the following guidelines.

Frederick County & City Animal Ordinances

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