The following were among cases received recently by the Montgomery County Animal Services Division. For more information, call 240-773-5054. This number contains recorded information on such topics as directions to the Montgomery County Animal Shelter, hours of operation, adoption and licensing procedures, upcoming rabies clinics and low-cost neutering.

Poodle Held at Shelter

After Owner's Arrest

ROCKVILLE, Rockville Pike, 11000 block, May 4. A Montgomery County police dispatcher requested assistance from Animal Services to remove a dog from a vehicle whose owner had been arrested. An animal services officer took the dog, a black female toy poodle, to the shelter where it was held for six days. After that period, the dog was to be made available for adoption.

Loose Dog's Owner Sought

NORTH POTOMAC, Ranch Ct., 1 to 100 block, May 5. Responding to a report of a loose dog, an animal services officer caught the dog, a brown pit bull mix, and posted a notice on the owner's door that the dog was taken to the shelter. The next day, a caretaker told Animal Services that she would notify the owner that the dog would be held at the shelter for six days.

Online Pet Registration

Pet registration applications are available to residents online from the Animal Services Division. All dogs and cats residing in Montgomery County must have a current license from the division. License application must include a record of the vaccination and a rabies certificate. The application form is available to download from Link to "Departments/Police/Animal Services/Rabies and Licensing" and click on "download license application."

Pets Available for Adoption

Dogs, cats and other pets will be available for adoption through the Montgomery County Humane Society Mobile Adoption Unit, which is scheduled to visit the following locations. To confirm the schedules, call 240-773-5966 or visit

Silver Spring

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday

Colesville Community Strawberry Festival

14015 New Hampshire Ave.


1-4:30 p.m. Sunday

Montgomery County Humane Society

Animal Shelter

14645 Rothgeb Dr.

-- Compiled by RIA MANGLAPUS