14645 Rothgeb Drive
Rockville, md 20850
Wildlife Nuisance Problems (birds in attic, groundhogs under porches, etc.) 877-463-6497
Montgomery County issues animal-related licenses and permits, conducts inspections of animal-related businesses, and investigates animal cruelty, nuisance, and bite cases. The county also manages a rabies prevention program, which includes projects to encourage pet vaccinations, to reduce the number of at-large dogs and cats, and to control rabid wildlife. In addition, the County removes dead animals from county roads. The Division of Animal Control and Humane Treatment is part of the Montgomery County Police Department.
The Montgomery County Humane Society and Animal Shelter provides rescue, care, adoption, handles lost and found reports, returns lost pets to owners, and provides humane euthanasia of stray, unwanted, or wild animals. On-going public education efforts encourage the proper care and handling of animals. For pet complaints, lost and found reports, licenses, to report dead animals on roads, low-cost spay/neuter program, etc. contact the Montgomery County Animal Control, Humane Society and Animal Shelter.
For animal licenses or issues in the City of Gaithersburg or the City of Rockville, contact that city’s department of Animal Control.
Montgomery County Animal Control, Humane Society and Animal Shelter
Recorded information is available at 240-773-5054
Dead animal pick up
For pickup of a dead animal on a county road, call 240-773-5960
For pickup of a dead animal on a state road in northern Montgomery County call 301-948-2477
For pickup of a dead animal on a state road in southern Montgomery County call 301-572-5166.
Animal Emergencies (240) 773-5900
Rockville City Department of Animal Control (240) 314-8930
Gaithersburg City Department of Animal Control (301) 258-6343