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Category: Animal welfare

Free Rabies & Microchip Clinic

The City’s Animal Control and Animal Welfare Committee are having free rabies and microchip clinic for City pets! Come on Sunday, November 17 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Davis Hall to have your pets vaccinated against rabies and microchipped (to help return lost pets to their families). City residents must be able to […]

Friday November 15th, 2019 in Animal welfare, Announcements | Comments Off on Free Rabies & Microchip Clinic

Group Asks to Reverse its Ban on Pit Bulls

In 1997, the Prince George’s County Council passed breed specific legislation banning dogs described or resembling a pit bull terrier, such as the Staffordshire Bull Terrier, American Staffordshire Terrier or the American Pit Bull Terrier. Today, that antiquated ban is still in place. This legislation has not prevented the breeds–often friendly, loveable, family pets–from entering […]

Sunday September 29th, 2019 in Animal control, Animal welfare | Comments Off on Group Asks to Reverse its Ban on Pit Bulls

The Dangers of Retractable Leashes

Retractable leashes are popular among many dog owners and are sold in many pet stores but there are many unknown dangers associated with these types of leashes. Many of the leashes extend up to 26 feet and while this does give a dog a lot of freedom it can also put a dog in dangerous […]

Tuesday August 20th, 2019 in Animal welfare | Comments Off on The Dangers of Retractable Leashes

Free Forster Orientation Class

County’s Foster Program is always looking for volunteers! This program helps give animals a second chance at finding their fur-ever home. Our next class is tomorrow, Saturday, January 26th at 9:30 am. For more information on the foster program, and to RSVP, call 301-780-7202. Animal Services Facility 3750 Brown Station Road, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772 […]

Sunday January 27th, 2019 in Animal welfare, Announcements | Comments Off on Free Forster Orientation Class

October is Adopt-A-Dog Month

During the month of October, any dog adopted from the Prince George’s County Animal Shelter will have a reduced spay or neuter fee of $125 from the original price of $225. Dogs that are already spayed or neutered are free!

Thursday October 4th, 2018 in Animal welfare | Comments Off on October is Adopt-A-Dog Month

Free Pet Microchip Clinics

City of College Park Animal Control, in cooperation with the City’s Animal Welfare Committee, will be offering two free microchip clinics for City residents’ pets at the Hollywood Farmers Market on Saturday, July 28 Microchipping is a quick and pretty painless procedure that can help return pets to their families if lost. We encourage residents […]

Monday July 23rd, 2018 in Animal welfare | Comments Off on Free Pet Microchip Clinics

Residents Favor Proposed Dog Park at the 51st Ave Location

Yesterday, the City held a community meeting to discuss the proposed dog park on 51st Avenue, between Eutaw Place and Fox Street in north College Park. Here is the Google street view of the proposed location: https://goo.gl/crKokL . About 30 residents attended the meeting. Most residents favored the proposed north College Park dog park at this location. Back […]

Thursday May 24th, 2018 in Animal welfare, Announcements | Comments Off on Residents Favor Proposed Dog Park at the 51st Ave Location

Today: FREE Pet Microchip Clinic

Today at the Downtown Farmers Market, the City of College Park Animal Control will offer FREE microchipping for dogs and cats for City residents (or only $20 for non-residents). Microchipping is a quick and pretty painless procedure that can help return pets to their families if lost. We encourage residents to bring their furry family […]

Sunday May 13th, 2018 in Animal welfare, Announcements | Comments Off on Today: FREE Pet Microchip Clinic

City Waiving All Adoption Fees for Cats and Kittens in July

City’s Animal Control is waiving all adoption fees for cats and kittens during the month of July.  As part of the Maryland 2,000, an effort to save more cats by eliminating adoption fees, 18 Maryland animal shelters are waiving fees for feline adoption this month and the City is participating. For more information, please contact […]

Sunday July 9th, 2017 in Animal welfare | Comments Off on City Waiving All Adoption Fees for Cats and Kittens in July

Keeping Your Pet Safe on the Fourth of July

The July 4th weekend creates a “perfect storm” for missing pets. Statistics show that more dogs are lost over the 4th of July holiday than any other time of the year. Public and neighborhood fireworks displays, open doors and distractions at family gatherings are common reasons for a pet’s disappearance. Additionally, many pets are lost […]

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