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The County is taking a number of actions to keep residents safe and minimize the spread of COVID-19. Find status information for County operations and services.

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COVID-19 Update

Anyone wishing to visit the Baltimore County Animal Shelter for any reason must make an appointment by calling 410-887-7297 prior to arriving.

Report on Animal Services Operations

The County Executive commissioned a 30-day study to assess the current effectiveness of operations at Baltimore County Animal Services, specifically with respect to the care of animals. Read the findings (PDF).

Volunteers Wanted

Are you dedicated to walking dogs? Can't get enough of cuddling cats? We need you as a BCAS volunteer.

Low-Cost Spay or Neuter Service

Free and low-cost spay or neuter services are available for pets in some ZIP codes. If your pet doesn't meet the criteria for free or discount services, the fee is just $20. Make your pet's spay or neuter appointment today! 

  

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Cat Pawsitive

Animal Services is responsible for enforcing the laws that protect animals, sheltering and returning stray pets to their owners and promoting responsible pet ownership.

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