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Nickito Chow Chow & Flat-Coated Retriever Mix Derwood, MD

  • Young
  • Male
  • Medium
  • Black


Coat length
Vaccinations up to date, spayed / neutered.
Good in a home with
Other dogs.

Meet Nickito

Nickito came to us as a stray, so he we don't have much background information on him, other than him being uncomfortable around younger children. Our behaviorists are recommending children in the home be at least 10 years of age, and have some dog experience. He does get a little over-excited with intense play/lots of activity, and can get a little mouthy/ puppy-like behavior with hands and leashes. We had Nickito meet a neutral, dog-friendly dog here at the shelter and Nickito was calm but did not want to interact directly with the other dog up close.

If you have another dog at home, a dog-to-dog meeting would be scheduled at a future date to see if your dog and Nickito got along.

In the meantime, please feel free to call us at 240-773-5646, email us at, or visit the shelter (7315 Muncaster Mill Rd. Derwood, MD 20855) asap if you are interested in this pet.

Shelter staff think Nickito is about 1 year old. He is about 60 lbs.


***** PLEASE NOTE: Our adoption process can move quite quickly, and applications are considered on a first-come, first-served basis. You must visit the animal in person at the shelter before submitting an application (see visiting hours below).

Some animals, especially puppies/kittens and small dogs, can go very quickly. For this reason, we recommend that if you see an animal you are interested in, you come into the shelter *as soon as possible*.

Our busiest days are Saturdays and Sundays, and if you plan to come on one of those days we highly recommend that you arrive early (at noon or even a few minutes before) in order to minimize wait times and maximize your chances of being the first applicant on the pet you wish to adopt.

Please do not bring your current pets to the shelter. If you intend to adopt a dog and want the new dog and your current dog to meet, that can be scheduled with the help of your Adoption Counselor. Thank you! *****

Come in to visit at the Montgomery County Animal Services & Adoption Center.
Open 12–7 PM Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday.
Open 12-5 PM Saturday and Sunday.
Closed on Wednesdays and major federal holidays.
During weekdays, adoption counseling appointments will occur until 5:00pm. On the weekends, adoption counseling appointments will occur until 3:30pm. Appointments only occur after an adoption questionnaire has been submitted by a potential adopter. From 5:00 to 7:00pm on weekdays and 3:30 to 5:00pm on weekends, potential adopters may still browse our selection of adoptable pets.


1. Identify your dog. External Identification: Outfit your dog with a collar and ID tag that includes your name, address and telephone number. Microchip Identification: Have your dog microchipped
2. Follow local laws for licensing your dog and vaccinating him for rabies
3. When you're off your property, keep your dog on leash
4. Give your dog companionship
5. Take your dog to the veterinarian for regular check-ups
6. Spay or neuter your dog
7. Give your dog a nutritionally balanced diet and constant access to fresh water
8. Enroll your dog in a training class
9. Give your dog enough exercise to keep him physically fit (but not exhausted)
10. Be loyal to and patient with your faithful companion

  • Location Address

    7315 Muncaster Mill Rd.
    Derwood, MD 20855

  • day hours
    Monday 12-7 stop accepting applications at 5 pm.
    Tuesday 12-7 stop accepting applications at 5 pm
    Wednesday closed
    Thursday 12-7 stop accepting applications at 5 pm.
    Friday 12-7 stop accepting applications at 5 pm
    Saturday 12-5 stop accepting applications at 3:30 pm.
    Sunday 12-5 Stop accepting applications at 3:30
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