Animal Services Facility


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Welcome to the Prince George's County Animal Services Facility and Adoption Center Web Site 

We appreciate your interest in our organization and the animals in our care. We invite you to visit the animals at our state-of-the-art Animal Services Facility. Lost animals and animals available for adoption can also be viewed through our website. If you would like additional information about any of the animals available at our facility, please contact us at 301-780-7201.

Our website also offers important animal-related information, as well as current news and events. We hope you return often to stay current on all of the exciting programs coming in the near future.

The Prince George's County Government is an equal employment opportunity employer. To view Animal Services Division employment opportunities visit the county's employment page.


Animal Shelter Service/Program Updates in Response to COVID-19

Updated September 24, 2020

The Prince George's County Animal Services Facility and Adoption Center is continuing to provide essential services to County residents while keeping the health of staff and the community in mind.

Effective immediately, the Animal Services Facility and Adoption Center will open for essential services by appointment only beginning Monday, September 28, 2020. 

Animal Control Officers continue to respond to calls 24/7 and conduct investigations of animal abuse and neglect, taking animals in and overseeing welfare checks. Other essential services include:

Animal Service

Phone Number

Reclaim a lost pet


Owner surrenders (emergency only)



Animal programs and services that will not resume:

  • Donations – Please do not leave items outside the Facility. To donate, visit our  webpage for remote options or click or;

  • Shelter Tours;

  • Workshops, group meetings, community outreach events; and

  • Pet licenses – License renewals can be mailed or purchased online at

We will be moving many of our shelter pets into foster homes. Those pets who remain for various reasons will be, of course, cared for and loved by our amazing and hardworking shelter staff. We will post updates and share stories as usual on our social media!

We thank you for your patience as we navigate this situation while balancing the needs of the shelter pets in our care with the health and safety of our staff, volunteers, and community.