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The Garrett County Animal Shelter works to find animals permanent homes via both adoptions and animal rescues.  The shelter is a mandatory Spay and Neuter Shelter. All animals adopted from the shelter must be neutered or spayed within 30 days of release from the shelter or within 30 days of reaching the age of six months, whichever is applicable.  The rabies vaccination is required by law in the state of Maryland, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania. Garrett County law requires that all dogs and cats be licensed.

Hours of Operation:  Monday - Friday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Animal Control Staff:  301.334.8096
                                301.334.1911 - After Hours/Weekends

Erik Geroski                     Manager / Animal Control Officer
Nickolas Dudok Asst Manager / Animal Control Officer

Animal Shelter Staff:  301.334.3553

Bonnie Zimmerman         Manager / Animal Control Officer
Barb Collins Asst Manager / Animal Control Officer
Elizabeth Gibbons Part-Time Animal Control Officer
Geni Sines Animal Shelter Assistant
Vickie Warnick Part-Time Animal Control Officer