The Animal Services Division (ASD) responds to calls from citizens and residents regarding the following concerns:
Dead animals on County roadways. Deceased animals on State roadways should be reported to (301) 513-7300. For deceased animals on park property, call (301) 627-7755.
Nuisance animals or animals running at large
The Animal Services Division does not address concerns with sick or injured wild animals, including deer. Residents should call the Maryland Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Services, Toll-free in Maryland: 1-877-463-6497 (available Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm). If there is a wildlife emergency outside of these business hours, contact the Natural Resources Police 24-hour dispatch number at 410-260-8888. For more information on what to do if you see a sick or injured wild animal, please access the Department of Natural Resources wildlife resources page here: https://dnr.maryland.gov/wildlife/Pages/plants_wildlife/sickorinjured.aspx
Permission to trap wild animals must be obtained first from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources at 877-463-6497.
Information Required When Calling With a Concern
You should have the following information ready when you call us:
Name, address, phone number (this information will be kept confidential)
Address where last seen
Animal's physical condition
Color of animal
Type of animal
Contact the Animal Services Division at (301) 780-7200.