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    Animal Management (Environment)

      Anyone may apply to adopt an animal from our shelter. Identification reflecting your current address must be presented when filling out the application form. If you lease a house or apartment, permission to keep a pet must be verified from the landlord. The adoption staff may perform a house check before approving the application to ensure that the pet being adopted will be in a safe and caring environment. Upon approval, you are required to pay an adoption fee prior to taking ownership of your pet. For more information, please call the Animal Services Division at 301-780-7200 and select option "2."

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      You can obtain a pet license from:

      • Prince George’s County Animal Management Division (3750 Brown Station Road, Upper Marlboro)
      • College Park Animal Control Facility (4500 Knox Road, College Park)
      • Bowie Animal Control Facility (15901 Excalibur Road, Bowie)


      When submitting a license application for Prince George’s County, the following must be include:

      • Copy of the spay/neuter certificate (if applicable), 
      • Check or money order payable to Prince George’s County in the amount of $10 for altered animals or $25 for unaltered animals.


      License renewals can be mailed or purchased online here.


      For additional licensing information contact 301-780-7200 and select option "3".

      To schedule a presentation, please call the Community Outreach Coordinator at 301-780-7200 and select option “6.”

      For information on low-cost spay/neuter services, please contact the Spay Spot Spay/Neuter Clinic located within the Animal Services Facility and Adoption Center at 301-254-8151.

      To report a missing, vicious or injured animal, please call the Animal Services Division at 301-780-7200. Be prepared to provide additional information as appropriate, such as type of animal, last known location and condition of the animal.