Heat Warning in Effect

County urges caution during this severe weather event. Visit mypgc.us/StayCool for more info.

Trash Time Change

Due to extreme heat, trash collection throughout the county will begin at 5 am beginning Monday, July 15, 2024. Learn more at mypgc.us/ClearTheCurb.

County Shelter Reopens to Public on Friday, June 21

Press Release


For immediate release: 
June 21, 2024

For more information, contact: 
Linda Lowe, Director of Communications 
Department of the Environment 
lmlowe@co.pg.md.us; (301) 836-2115 (cell)


County Shelter Reopens to Public on Friday, June 21 
Facility closed early yesterday due to a maintenance issue

LARGO, MD – The Prince George’s County Animal Services Facility and Adoption Center (ASFAC) office will reopen to the public today during its regular hours of operation from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Owner surrenders are not being accepted at this time. A list of rescue groups and organizations is available here.

Interested pet adopters are encouraged to visit, as the shelter continues to operate over capacity and seeks pet adopters and fosters for its many available pets in need of a loving, forever home. 

To view the many animals available for adoption, click below or visit princegeorgespets4us.com.

Search Available Dogs

Search Available Cats

Search Small Animals & Other

The ASFAC is open to the public Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., and Saturday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

For more information or other updates, call (301) 780-7200.


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