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Bringing home a new cat to live with an existing cat
Publication
Recommendations for integrating your new dog into your home
Publication
A citizen that has observed the violation of an animal-related law under Article 12 may file an Affidavit of Complaint Form. The affidavit must be notarized and returned to Animal Control.
Form (PDF) More information
A list of affordable vet services in the area
Brochure
Any dog or cat residing in Anne Arundel County that is 6 months of age or older must have an Anne Arundel County license.
Form (PDF)
A pamphlet listing a summary of animal control laws and animal control services.
Publication
A citizen receiving an Animal Control citation have a few options
Form (Online) More information
Helpful flyer listing common pet toxins
Flyer Animal Control
License application and information packet
Brochure
A County resident keeping chickens or ducks on a lot less than 40,000 square feet for any length of time must obtain and maintain a license.
Form (PDF)
Every person in the business of buying, selling, breeding or boarding animals shall secure a commercial license.
Form (PDF)
A dog fancier is an individual who owns or keeps in the individual's private residence, or in adjoining quarters or elsewhere on the premises, more than four dogs, four months of age or older, at any one location within Anne Arundel County.
Form (PDF) Dog Fancier
Anne Arundel County Animal Control is looking to expand our current foster program.
Form (PDF)
A person may not operate a grooming parlor without obtaining a grooming parlor license. The annual fee to be paid to the County for a grooming parlor license is $60.00.
Form (PDF)
Bringing home a dog to live with an existing dog
Publication
Tips on how to introduce a new dog into your home
Brochure
Application for an animal license tag replacement.
Form (PDF)
Register your chickens using the “Maryland Poultry Registration Form”. Include a copy with your permit application
Form (PDF)
A Pet Care Business Operator is an individual operating an in home pet care business.
Form (PDF)
A person may not operate a pet shop without obtaining a pet shop license. The annual fee to be paid to the County for a pet shop license is $250.00
Form (PDF)
How to prepare for a new cat
Brochure
List of rabid animals in Anne Arundel County in 2016
Report Rabies Clinic
Maryland State law requires all dogs, cats and ferrets four months of age and older to be vaccinated against rabies.
Brochure
Tips for bringing home a new cat
Brochure
Tips for bringing home a new dog
Brochure
Request to obtain/inspect public records to Animal Control
Form (Online)
Important steps to take if your pet gets lost
Brochure
A guide for new pet parents
Brochure
Anne Arundel County Animal Control is accepting new applications for our volunteer program.
Form (PDF)