Howard County Animal Control and Adoption Center is the county's Animal Shelter and is a division of the Howard County Police Department. We are a government agency dedicated to enforcing animal control laws, promoting the humane treatment of animals, providing adoption services, discounted spay/neuter services, and educating the public on animal issues. We handle between four and five thousand animals a year. All dogs, cats and rabbits adopted from Howard County Animal Control & Adoption Center are spayed and neutered before adoption and receive all age related vaccines.
Rabies Clinic the third Thursday of the month from 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m. $5.00 check or cash. Cats must be in carriers and dogs on leashes. If this is not your animal's first rabies vaccination, you are advised to bring a previous vaccination certificate in order to receive a three year vaccination. Otherwise, it will be good for a year. Please call 410-313-2780 for more information and to confirm that the clinic will be open.
Meet Dog #15816-If you are looking for a loyal companion that will follow you to the ends of the earth, here is your girl. Peach is extremely dedicated to her owner and just wants to please you. She is a medium sized, 45 lb mixed breed dog, an "All American Mix". She looks like she may have some American Pit Bull Terrier in her, so most apartment complexes will not allow her. We have introduced Peach to other dogs. Although she is not aggressive towards other dogs, she chooses to ignore them and we think she would do best in a home as the only dog.
Peach is vocal when she plays and likes to run around and chase a bouncing Kong toy. She is a snuggler and tries to fit in your lap. Peach is learning to sit and be calm, to get attention. She can be quite excitable if you allow her to be. If you are calm and tell her what you want, she will listen if you tell her firmly. Peach will sit and down in an instant for a treat. She is a highly intelligent girl. If you ask Peach if she needs to go outside, she will get excited and let you know if she has to go potty. What a good girl! She also enjoys walks outside too. So Peach is going to make a loyal and devoted companion for a consistent owner. She will dedicate her world to you if you give her the chance.
Here is another one of our favorites -Cat #15317-Eve
Eve is a young, female, brown tabby cat that has cute orange flecks of color throughout her coat. She is a quiet and sweet cat that would enjoy a gentle family. She is smart and would close her eyes each time the camera flash went off. You can see her beautiful colors though.
You can now help the animals as well as the environment by donating newspapers and aluminum cans to be recycled, as well as your used cell phones. These donations will be used to raise much-needed funds for emergency veterinary services and other shelter necessities. Give some thought as you "PAWS" for the cause. Your donation could help save a life.
We have chosen Kuranda dog beds for our boarding facilities because they are so good for our dogs. We still don't have enough for all of our kennels. If you would like to donate a bed so another dog can sleep in proper comfort, please click here.