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Francis Scott Key Bridge Incident Updates 
County offices are closed on Monday, May 27, for Memorial Day.

Are you interested in walking dogs, cuddling cats, or socializing bunnies? If you said “yes” then we need you as a BCAS volunteer.

Whether socializing and exercising our adoptable pets, constructing fun toys for enrichment or spreading the word about our services at off-site events, our volunteers are an integral piece of the Animal Services team. To learn more about volunteer opportunities, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator at


How to Become a Volunteer?

To apply to become a volunteer, complete the Animal Services Volunteer Application and return by email to, by fax at 410-817-4257, or by mail or in person to:

Baltimore County Animal Services
Attn: Volunteer Coordinator
13800 Manor Road
Baldwin, Maryland 21013

Volunteer Opportunities

Here's a look at just some of our volunteer opportunities:

  • Canine Cadet
  • Cat Cadet
  • Front Desk Assistant
  • Surgical Assistant at our Manor Road and Dundalk locations
  • Special Events

Volunteer Requirements

In order to volunteer, you must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Be committed to the BCAS mission of improving the lives of animals.
  • Be willing to volunteer six hours per month or more depending on volunteer position.

Event Requests

Interested in hosting an event with us? We love to come out for community events and promote our many great services and adoptable pets. Depending on location, we may be able to have a few of our animals join us for the fun!

Email our Volunteer Coordinator at to request an appearance.

Contact Us

Animal Services

13800 Manor Road
Baldwin, Maryland 21013

Office Hours

Monday to Friday
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Adoption Hours

Tuesday to Sunday
Noon to 5 p.m.

Redemption Hours

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Owner Surrender Hours

Tuesday to Sunday
9 a.m. to Noon

Stray Intake Hours

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.



Division Chief

Carrie McCloskey


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