Worcester County Animal Control
6207 Timmons Road
Snow Hill, MD 21863
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.
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.
many kittens available for adoption
Female beagle, found in Ocean Pines
female pup found on Honeywell Road in the woods in Pocomoke
very energetic male shephard/lab mix pup, neutered, current on all vaccinations
Worcester low cost spay and neuter clinics are held two consecutive Mondays a month.
The cost is $50.00 to spay or neuter cats. The cost for dogs is $100.00 to spay or
Current Rabies certificates are required, if vaccination is not current, there
an additional $10 fee. Appointements are required, please call
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.