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Humane Society of Kent County Maryland

10168 Worton Road
Chestertown, MD 21620

Our Mission

Serving our community on the Eastern Shore and beyond to rescue, rehabilitate and rehome animals in need, The Animal Care Shelter for Kent County strives to inspire compassion and responsibility, cultivated through education, advocacy and affordable services.

Adoption Policy

On behalf of our homeless animals, we thank you for considering the adoption of a rescue pet! If you would like to begin the adoption process, please complete and submit an adoption application form on our website,

We strongly encourage all family members and roommates to participate in getting to know the pet of interest before a decision is made, ensuring a good fit for all. If you have other pets, please ask us if a meet-and-greet would be appropriate. See our shelter visitation hours and information. If you have questions at any time, please contact us.

When you adopt from ACSKC, your pet will have received:

- Spay/Neuter
- Feline Distemper Vaccination
- Rabies Vaccination
- Microchip

- Spay/Neuter
- Behavioral Assessment
- Bordetella Vaccination
- Canine Distemper Vaccination
- Rabies Vaccination
- Heartworm Test
- Microchip

Learn more about our benefits and adoption fees at

  • day hours
    Monday CLOSED
    Tuesday 11am-4pm
    Wednesday 11am-4pm
    Thursday 11am-4pm
    Friday 11am-4pm
    Saturday 11am-4pm
    Sunday CLOSED
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