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Anne Arundel County will extend the activation of warming centers Tuesday, November 12, 2019 and Wednesday, November 13, 2019 in response to extremely cold forecast temperatures. More Information
 
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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.
Form (PDF) More information
A list of affordable vet services in the area
Brochure
Brochure on animal laws and how to care for animals during severe weather in Anne Arundel County.
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 Care & Control laws and Animal Care & Control services.
Publication
The county law about how dogs must be treated and sheltered while outdoors changed August 4, 2018.
Publication
A citizen receiving an Animal Care & Control citation have a few options
Form (Online) More information
Helpful flyer listing common pet toxins
Flyer Animal Control
Brochure listing the steps on how to bring a new cat to live with an existing cat.
Brochure Adopt a Pet/Animal
Brochure listing the steps on how to bring a new dog to live with an existing dog.
Brochure Adopt a Pet/Animal
Brochure listing the tips for bringing home a new cat.
Brochure Adopt a Pet/Animal
Brochure listing the tips for bringing home a new dog.
Brochure Adopt a Pet/Animal
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
A guide to Anne Arundel County Law governing the use and responsibilities of dogs in the parks.
Brochure Dogs in Parks
Anne Arundel County Animal Care & 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)
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)
Requests for Information can be submitted using this online form
Form (Online)
Brochure on the consequences of animal misbehavior in Anne Arundel County.
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
Resource Guide for Animal Related Questions. Guide is compiled by the Anne Arundel County Animal Welfare Council.
Publication Animal Welfare Council
Important steps to take if your pet gets lost
Brochure
A guide for new pet parents
Brochure
The benefits of the Anne Arundel County's Community Cat Program
Brochure
Anne Arundel County Animal Care & Control is accepting new applications for our volunteer program.
Form (PDF)