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Regular adoption procedures at all participating shelters still apply during the Maryland 2,000. To see pets available for adoption, visit the website of your local animal shelter.

Participating Shelter Listing

Animal Welfare League of Queen Anne’s County

  • Address: 201 Clay Drive, Queenstown, MD 21658

  • Adoption Hours: Monday 11 a.m.- 5 p.m., Tuesday 11 a.m.- 5 p.m., Wednesday CLOSED, Thursday 11 a.m.- 5 p.m., Friday 11 a.m.- 6 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m.- 6 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m.- 5 p.m.

  • Phone: 410-827-7178


Anne Arundel County Animal Care & Control

  • Address: 411 Maxwell Frye Road, Millersville, MD 21108

  • Adoption Hours: Monday CLOSED, Tuesday 10 a.m.- 3 p.m., Wednesday 10 a.m.- 6 p.m., Thursday 10 a.m.- 3 p.m., Friday 10 a.m. until 3 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.- 2:30 p.m., Sunday CLOSED

  • Phone: 410-222-8900

Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter (BARCS)

  • Address: 301 Stockholm Street, Baltimore, MD 21230

  • Adoption Hours: Monday 2 p.m.- 6 p.m., Tuesday 2 p.m.- 6 p.m., Wednesday 2 p.m.- 6 p.m., Thursday 2 p.m.- 6 p.m., Friday 2 p.m.- 6 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m.- 4 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m.- 4 p.m.

  • Phone: 410-396-4695



Baltimore County Animal Services

  • Address:13800 Manor Road, Baldwin, MD 21013

  • Adoption Hours: Monday 12 p.m.- 6 p.m., Tuesday 12 p.m.- 6 p.m., Wednesday 12 p.m.- 6 p.m., Thursday 12 p.m.- 6 p.m., Friday 12 p.m.- 6p.m., Saturday 12 p.m.- 5p.m., Sunday 12 p.m.- 5p.m.

  • Phone: 410-887-PAWS



Baltimore Humane Society

  • Address:1601 Nicodemus Road, Reisterstown, MD 21136

  • Adoption Hours: Monday CLOSED, Tuesday 12 p.m.- 6 p.m., Wednesday 12 p.m.- 6 p.m., Thursday 12 p.m.- 6 p.m., Friday 12 p.m.- 6 p.m., Saturday 12 p.m.- 5 p.m., Sunday 12 p.m.- 5 p.m.

  • Phone: 410-833-8848



Caroline County Humane Society

  • Address: 407 West Bell Street, Ridgely, MD 21660

  • Adoption Hours: Monday 9 a.m.- 4:30 p.m., Tuesday 9 a.m.- 4:30 p.m., Wednesday 9 a.m.- 4:30 p.m., Thursday 11 a.m.- 7 p.m., Friday 9 a.m.- 4:30 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.- 3 p.m., Sunday CLOSED

  • Phone: 410-820-1600


Cecil County Animal Services

  • 3280 Augustine Herman Highway,Chesapeake City, MD 21915

  • Adoption Hours: Monday CLOSED, Tuesday 12 p.m.- 4 p.m., Wednesday 2 p.m.- 7 p.m., Thursday 12 p.m.- 4 p.m., Friday 12 p.m.- 4 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m.- 4 p.m., Sunday 12 p.m.- 4 p.m.

  • Phone: 410-441-2040


City of College Park Animal Control

  • Address: N/A.

  • Adoption Hours: Cat adoptions through Petco.

  • Phone: 240-487-3575

Frederick County Division of Animal Control & Adoptions

  • Address:1832 Rosemont Ave., Frederick, MD 21702

  • Adoption Hours: Monday 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., Tuesday 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., Wednesday 12 p.m.- 8 p.m., Thursday 12 p.m.- 8 p.m., Friday 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., Sunday CLOSED

  • Phone: 301-600-1546



Howard County Animal Control & Adoption Center

  • Address: 8576 Davis Road, Columbia, MD 21045

  • Adoption Hours: Monday 10 a.m.- 4:30 p.m., Tuesday 1:30- 7 p.m., Wednesday 10 a.m.- 4:30 p.m., Thursday 10 a.m.- 4:30 p.m., Friday 10 a.m.- 4:30 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.- 2 p.m., Sunday CLOSED

  • Phone: 410-313-2780



Humane Society of Carroll County

  • Address: 2517 Littlestown Pike, Westminster, MD 21158

  • Adoption Hours: Monday 11 a.m.- 6 p.m., Tuesday 11 a.m.- 6 p.m., Wednesday 11 a.m.- 6 p.m., Thursday 11 a.m.- 6 p.m., Friday 11 a.m.- 6 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.- 2 p.m., Sunday CLOSED

  • Phone: 410-848-4810 or 410-848-4899



Humane Society of Harford County

  • Address: 2208 Connolly Road, Fallston, MD 21047

  • Adoption Hours: Monday 11 a.m.- 6 p.m., Tuesday 11 a.m.- 6 p.m., Wednesday 11 a.m.- 6 p.m., Thursday 11 a.m.- 6 p.m., Friday 11 a.m.- 6 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., Sunday 12 p.m.- 4 p.m.

  • Phone: 410-836-1090


Humane Society of Washington County

  • Address:13011 Maugansville Road, Hagerstown, MD 21740

  • Adoption Hours: Monday 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. Tuesday 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. Wednesday 1 p.m.- 6 p.m., Thursday 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. Friday 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. Sunday CLOSED

  • Phone: 301-733-2060

Humane Society of Wicomico County

  • Address: 5130 Citation Dr, Salisbury, MD 21804

  • Adoption Hours: Monday CLOSED, Tuesday 11 a.m.- 7 p.m., Wednesday 11 a.m.- 5 p.m., Thursday 11 a.m.- 5 p.m., Friday 11 a.m.- 5 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m.- 4 p.m., Sunday CLOSED

  • Phone: 410-749-7603



Linda L. Kelley Animal Shelter

Address: 5055 Hallowing Point Road, Prince Frederick, MD 20678

Adoption Hours: Monday CLOSED, Tuesday 10 a.m.- 6 p.m., Wednesday 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., Thursday 10 a.m.- 6 p.m., Friday 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., Sunday CLOSED

Phone: 410-535-7387



Maryland SPCA

  • Address: 3300 Falls Road Baltimore, MD 21211

  • Adoption Hours: Monday 2:30 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. Tuesday 2:30 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. Wednesday 12 p.m.- 5 p.m. Thursday 12 p.m.- 5 p.m. Friday 12 p.m.- 5 p.m. Saturday 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. Sunday 11 a.m.- 4 p.m.

  • Phone: 410-235-8826



Montgomery County Animal Services & Adoption Center

  • Address: 7315 Muncaster Mill Road, Derwood, MD 20855

  • Adoption Hours: Monday 12 p.m.- 7 p.m., Tuesday 12 p.m.- 7 p.m., Wednesday CLOSED, Thursday 12 p.m.- 7 p.m., Friday 12 p.m.- 7 p.m., Saturday 12 p.m.- 5 p.m., Sunday 12 p.m.- 5 p.m.

  • Phone: 240-773-5900


Prince George's County Animal Services Division

Address: 3750 Brown Station Road, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772

Adoption Hours: Monday 10 a.m.- 6 p.m., Tuesday 10 a.m.- 6 p.m., Wednesday 11:30 a.m.- 6:30 p.m., Thursday CLOSED, Friday 10 a.m.- 6 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m.- 4 p.m., Sunday CLOSED

Phone: 301-780-7200


Talbot Humane

  • Address: 7894 Ocean Gateway P.O. Box 1143, Easton, MD 21601

  • Adoption Hours: Monday 9:30- 5:30 p.m., Tuesday 9:30 a.m.- 5:30 p.m., Wednesday 9:30 a.m.- 5:30 p.m., Thursday 11 a.m.- 7 p.m., Friday 9:30 a.m.- 5:30 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m.- 4 p.m., Sunday CLOSED

  • Phone: 410-822-0107

The Animal Care Shelter for Kent County

  • Address:10720 Augustine Herman Highway, Chestertown, MD 21620Adoption

  • Adoption Hours: Monday CLOSED, Tuesday 11 a.m.- 4 p.m., Wednesday 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. Thursday 11 a.m.- 4 p.m., Friday 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. Saturday 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. Sunday CLOSED

  • Phone: 410-778-3648

Tri-County Animal Shelter

  • Address: 6707 Animal Shelter Road, Hughesville, Maryland 20637

  • Adoption Hours: Monday 12 p.m.- 5 p.m., Tuesday 12 p.m.- 5 p.m., Wednesday 12 p.m.- 5 p.m., Thursday 12 p.m.- 5 p.m., Friday 12 p.m.- 5 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.- 3 p.m., Sunday CLOSED

  • Phone: 301-932-1713