December 1, 2010

Montgomery County Animal Watch

These were among the cases received by the Montgomery County Animal Services Division. For information on Montgomery County Animal Shelter hours and location, adoption and licensing procedures, rabies clinics and low-cost neutering, call 240-773-5960.

Dog runs into intersection: Route 355 and Shady Grove Rd., Rockville, Nov. 18. The division received a call about a large brown dog that was running in and out of the intersection, creating a traffic hazard. An animal services officer searched for the dog but didn't find it.

Cat placed under quarantine: Beallsville Rd., 22000 block, Barnesville, Nov. 15. The South Carolina Department of Health reported that a brown tabby belonging to a Montgomery County resident had bitten two people while visiting Horry County, S.C., with its owner. An animal services officer went to the owner's Montgomery address and placed the cat under a standard 10-day quarantine.

Pet photos with Santa: Pets can be taken to PetSmart, 5154 Nicholson Lane, Rockville from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday to have their picture taken with Santa for $9.99. PetSmart will donate $5 from each photo to Oldies But Goodies Cocker Spaniel Rescue. For details, visit or call 703-533-2373.

Pets available for adoption: Dogs, cats and other animals will be available for adoption through the Montgomery County Humane Society at this location. To confirm the time, call 240-793-4201 or go to

Germantown PetSmart
20924 Frederick Rd.
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday

Shelter has adoptable cats: Cats and kittens will be available for adoption through the Animal Welfare League of Montgomery County's no-kill shelter at these locations. For information, call 301-740-2511 or visit

Gaithersburg Kentlands PetSmart
218 Kentlands Blvd.
noon to 3 p.m. Saturday

Gaithersburg Animal Welfare League of Montgomery County's no-kill shelter
18959 Bonanza Way
Noon to 3 p.m. Saturday
6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday

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