Worcester County Animal Control

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Animal Control
6207 Timmons Road
Snow Hill, MD 21863
Ph: 410.632.1340     

    The primary indentification for dogs and cats is their TAG worn on their collar. All other I.D. is considered secondary.
  95 % of the lost pets found without a tag DO NOT get home !
  95 % of lost pets found with a tag DO get home
   A lost pet`s BEST ticket home is a tag worn on its collar.

MACO award

Spay Neuter Program Wins State Recogntion

Micro Chipping sevice will be available during spay/neuter clinics only at the present time. Cost will be $ 25 per cat/dog. The procedure is no more painful than any vaccination done on the animal. The chip is the new ISO universally accepted 15 number chip and is smaller than a grain of rice. Registration of the chip is free. It is produced by DATAMARS and is registered  at petlink.net. Call our office to set an appointment.410.632.1340

  • The Worcester County Health Department offering a low cost rabies clinic on May 14, 2014 at the Bishopville Fire Department at 10709 Bishopville Rd. in Bishopville, MD from 5:30-7:00 p.m. and on May 15th at Animal Control located at 6207 Timmons Road in Snow Hill from 5:30-7:00p.m. The cost for Worcester County residents will be $ 5.00 per vaccination, proof of residency is required. Out of county vaccinations will be $ 10.00.  per vaccination. For a 3 year booster vaccination a previous vaccination certificate will be required.

Lost/Found: Animal Control picked up the following animals:see pics below.
Please call 410.632.1340 if your pet matches a description of an animal we have picked up.

 

chocolate lab

Chocolate Lab, MALE - very friendly, lots of energy!

fox terriers

Fox Terriers - picked up on Dunn Swamp Road in Pocomoke

fox terrier

Fox Terrier - picked up on Dunn Swamp Road in Pocomoke

pit mix

Male Pit mix - found on Payne Road in Pocomoke

Yellow lab mix

Male lab mix that was turned in - available for adoption. Should be a single owner family. Nervous around children.

male Pitt mix

Male Pitt mix, picked up on Ironshire Station Road in Berlin

 

Worcester low cost spay and neuter clinics are held two consecutive Mondays a month. Now with rabies clinics we are offering micro chipping services, more information to follow.
The cost is $50.00 to spay or neuter cats. The cost for dogs is $100.00 to spay or
neuter. Current Rabies certificates are required, if vaccination is not current, there
will be an additional $10 fee. Appointements are required, please call
410.632.1340 to schedule an appointment. County
Rabies Vaccination and Licensing FAQs

  • Does my pet have to be vaccinated for rabies?
    Yes. Maryland law and regulation require all dogs, cats and ferrets age 4 months and older must be adequately vaccinated against rabies. Rabies shots typically expire after one to three years depending on the animal’s age and the type of vaccine used. 
  • Where can I get a rabies vaccination for my pet?
    Rabies vaccinations are available through area veterinary offices. Worcester County Health Department and Animal Control partner to provide semi-annual rabies clinics at a cost of only $5 per pet. Dates, times and locations will be announced to the public and media.
  • Do both cats and dogs have to be licensed?
    Yes. Worcester County law requires that any dog or cat older than 4 months must be licensed in the county.
  • How do I license my cat or dog?
    Many licensed veterinarians and Animal Control have the authority to issue a dog or cat license and issue the license tag.  Contact your vet or Worcester County Animal Control for more information at 410-632-1340.
  • Do I have to renew the dog or cat license?
    Licenses are only valid while the pet’s rabies vaccination is valid. Before a license is issued, the pet owner must prove that the dog or cat has been vaccinated against rabies and that the vaccination is still effective. 
  •  What happens if I lose the license tag?
    You present your pet’s rabies vaccination certificate to Animal Control to receive a new license.