Helpful flyer listing common pet toxins
Applicants can complete a “pre-screen” form and bring it to the shelter with the required documents. We accept multiple pre-screens for each animal. Adoption pre-screens are sorted based on the date/time the COMPLETED form and all supporting documents were submitted.
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 Care & Control.
This list was last compiled by the county's Animal Welfare Council
Brochure on animal laws and how to care for animals during severe weather in Anne Arundel County.
Any dog or cat residing in Anne Arundel County that is 6 months of age or older must have an Anne Arundel County license.
A citizen receiving an Animal Care & Control citation has a few options
Brochure listing the tips for bringing home a new cat.
Brochure listing the tips for bringing home a new dog.
Brochure listing the steps on how to bring a new cat to live with an existing cat.
Brochure listing the steps on how to bring a new dog to live with an existing dog.
License application and information packet
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.
Every person in the business of buying, selling, breeding or boarding animals shall secure a commercial license.
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.
A guide to Anne Arundel County Law governing the use and responsibilities of dogs in the parks.
Anne Arundel County Animal Care & Control is looking to expand its current foster program. Email completed forms to P93516@aacounty.org
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.
Application for an animal license tag replacement.
Register your chickens using the “Maryland Poultry Registration Form”. Include a copy with your permit application
A Pet Care Business Operator is an individual operating an in home pet care business.
Form to be filled out by an owner planning to give up a cat to Animal Care & Control.
Form to be filled out by an owner planning to give up a dog to Animal Care & Control.
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
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Brochure on the consequences of animal misbehavior in Anne Arundel County.
List of rabid animals in Anne Arundel County in 2016
Maryland State law requires all dogs, cats and ferrets four months of age and older to be vaccinated against rabies.
Resource Guide for Animal Related Questions. Guide is compiled by the Anne Arundel County Animal Welfare Council.
Suggestions from the county's Animal Welfare Council on what to do if your pet is missing.
Advice from the county's Animal Welfare Council for people considering adding a pet to their household.
The benefits of the Anne Arundel County's Community Cat Program
Anne Arundel County Animal Care & Control is accepting new applications for our volunteer program. Please email completed applications to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail or bring them to: Volunteer Coordinator, Animal Care & Control,411 Maxwell Frye Road, Millersville, MD 21108.