Montgomery County Animal Watch

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

Dangerous delivery order: Renfrew Rd., 10100 block, Silver Spring, Nov. 13. A pit bull ran out of its house and attacked a man that had just delivered food. After the deliveryman was knocked to the ground, the dog bit him on the hand, an injury that required stitches. The deliveryman did not want to pursue charges, so animal services placed the dog, which was current on its rabies vaccination, under a standard 10-day quarantine. The man was expected to recover.

Volunteer puppy trainers needed: The Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind needs volunteers for the training program, in which people help raise and train a 12- to 18-month-old puppy to become a guide dog for the blind or a service dog for a veteran. For information, call 866-282-8046, visit or e-mail

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, call 301-977-4833 or visit or

PetSmart — Milestone Shopping Center
20924 Frederick Rd.
2 to 5 p.m. Saturday

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 .

Whole Pet Central
1306 East Gude Dr.
Noon to 3 p.m. Saturday

18306 Contour Rd.
Noon to 3 p.m. Sunday

— Compiled by Lisa M. Bolton


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