Montgomery County Animal Watch

September 25, 2013

This was among cases received recently by the Montgomery County Animal Services Division. For information, call 240-773-5054. That number provides recorded information on topics such as the Montgomery County Animal Shelter hours and location, adoption and licensing procedures, rabies clinics and low-cost neutering.

Cat attacks dog, flees: Great Park Cir., 12400 block, Germantown, Sept. 13. A cat ran out from underneath an apartment balcony and attacked a dog being walked by its owner. The dog’s owner, who wanted to pursue a citation for unwanted contact, which can result in a $500 fine, assumed the cat belonged to the resident of the apartment, but the resident did not own any cats. The officer left postings on several apartment doors about the tan-colored cat but did not see the cat during the investigation.

Fall festival for Days End Farm Horse Rescue: The day’s attractions include costumed horses, a petting zoo, a trainer challenge, demonstrations by rescued and rehabilitated horses, games, live music, a beer garden and cake decorating with Baltimore’s Charm City Cakes, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Days End Farm Horse Rescue is an animal welfare nonprofit organization dedicated to the care and treatment of horses through intervention, education and outreach. Days End Horse Rescue Farm, 1372 Woodbine Rd. (at routes 94 and 144), Woodbine. Visit the Web site for a schedule and details. 301-854-5037 or 410-442-1564. info@defhr.org or www.defhr.org. $2; for children, $1.

Montgomery County Humane Society: Dogs, cats and other pets will be available through the Montgomery County Humane Society at the following locations. To confirm the schedule, call 240-793-4201 or visit www.mchumane.org.

Burtonsville
Marilyn J. Praisner Community Rec Center
14906 Old Columbia Pike
11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday

Olney
Petco Unleashed
3134 Olney Sandy Spring Rd.
Noon to 3 p.m. Sunday

Shelter has adoptable cats: Cats and kittens will be available for adoption through the Animal Welfare League of Montgomery County’s no-kill shelter at the following location. For information, visit www.awlmc.org or call 301-740-2511.

Gaithersburg
Animal Welfare League of Montgomery County no-kill shelter
12 Park Ave.
6 to 8 p.m. Friday
Noon to 3 p.m. Saturday
6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday

Reduced fees for cat adoption: Cats and kittens will be available at the next open house of Friends of Montgomery County Animals at the following location. For information, visit www.fmca.org, call 301-977-4833 or visit facebook.com/fmcainfo.

Germantown
PetSmart
20924 Frederick Rd.
2 to 5 p.m. Saturday

— Compiled by Lisa M. Bolton

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