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MCHS

(240) 252-2555 (voice)

(240) 547-4308 (fax)

1300 East Gude Drive

Rockville, MD 20850

Business Hours

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Tues. 11am-5pm

Wed. 11am-5pm

Thurs. 11am-7pm

Fri. 11am-7pm

Sat. 11am-5pm

Sun. 11am-5pm

 

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MCHS

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Media Contact:

Howard White

(240) 547-4303

  hwhite@mchumane.org

Profile of MCHS on YourGaithersburg.com

by Lacy LeBlanc, YourGaithersburg.com, 9/2/13

Dog flu spotted in Montgomery County

by Ryan Marshall, The Gazette, 8/27/13

Cat euthanasia plummets at Montgomery County, Md., shelter

by Marc Selinger, Examiner.com, 7/18/13

History in the making as area historic properties compete for funds

by John Kelly, The Washington Post, 4/30/13

Public to vote on grant money for historic preservation in Montgomery

Kennel, general store among projects vying for funding

by Elizabeth Waibel, The Gazette, 4/29/13

PAWS IN THE PARK 2013

Every year in April

Girl Scouts do a good deed for shelter animals

by Peggy McEwan, The Gazette, 12/19/12

Norwood School students take things to the dogs -- and the cats;
Sixth-graders donate hundreds of towels, blankets, toys
by Peggy McEwan, The Gazette, 2/22/12

Mont. Co. Humane Society's Wagging Tails Thrifts and Gifts Sale

Jan 7-9!
by Eileen Gersuk-Byrd, Montgomery County Animal Rights Examiner, examiner.com, 1/8/12


Coming to grips with reality and the mythical pit bull
County Humane Society struggles to educate public about pit bulls
by Helen Hocknell, The Montgomery Sentinel, 1/4/12

Best Friends Pet Care Angel Tree Supports Humane Society
For the 11th year, the pet care store's holiday donation drive supports needy animals.
by Sean Sedam, Rockville patch.com, 12/23/11

20 Tips to Keep Your Pets Safe this Holiday Season
During the holidays you can keep man's best friend safe with just a little extra care
by Tamika Smith, Silver Spring patch.com, 12/23/11

Toys delivered to the Montgomery County Humane Society
Photos by Chris Rossi, The Gazette, 12/22/2011

Need some last minute gifts?

Help homeless pets by shopping at Wagging Tails!
by Eileen Gersuk-Byrd, examiner.com, 12/21/11


Mark your calendar for Dec 22!

It's the MCHS Volunteers "Holiday with the Dogs"!
by Eileen Gersuk-Byrd, examiner.com, 12/17/11

Got pets? Got holidays? 20 tips to keep your pets safe
Barona Whiteing-Green, The Pet Treehouse blog, 12/15/11

Montgomery County Humane Society seeks gifts for animals in need;
Donations include blankets, bones and toys
by Alison Bryant, The Gazette, 12/14/11

Hound-friendly holidays: Ways for dog-lovers to give and give back
by Sara Richmond, DC Dog Places Examiner, examiner.com, 12/10/11


Celebrate Black Friday & shop at MCHS Wagging Tails to help homeless pets!
by Eileen Gersuk-Byrd, Montgomery County Animal Rights Examiner, examiner.com, 11/21/11

Doggie Dance (2011 Love Ball)
video produced by Whitney Harris, U-Maryland graduate journalism major, 11/2011

Adopt A Pit Bull; Improve Your Health
by Miriam Laufer, dcspotlight.com, 11/2/11

Halloween Safety Tips for Pets from the Montgomery County Humane Society
by The PetWork®, 10/19/11

Celebrate Adopt-a-Shelter-Dog-Month by visiting MCHS on Pit Bull Awareness Day!
by Eileen Gersuk-Byrd, examiner.com, 10/19/11


Mont. County Humane Society's "Festive Saturdays" for Adopt-a-Shelter-Dog Month!
by Eileen Gersuk-Byrd, examiner.com, 10/13/11


Whiz Kid of the Week: Jodi Bronfman
Animal lover helps homeless pets
by Marly Carpenter, Bethesda Patch, 9/2/11

Retiring pet finder leaves devoted following of furry friends

by Alex Ruoff, staff writer, Gazette.Net, Maryland Community News, 8/31/11

Cats, cats, cats! MCHS Animal Shelter Open House, Sat. Aug 13, 12-5pm!

by Eileen Gersuk-Byrd, Montgomery County Animal Rights Examiner, examiner.com, 8/12/11

Ready to adopt a black cat? MCHS is "waiving adoption fees" in August

by Eileen Gersuk-Byrd, Montgomery County Animal Rights Examiner, examiner.com, 7/30/11

Dogs, Cats and Other Furry Friends, Oh My! 

Adoption counselors help families at animal shelter

by Emily Nichols, Potomac Almanac, 7/28/11

Montgomery County Humane Society's Rescue Program

by Eileen Gersuk-Byrd, Montgomery County Animal Rights Examiner, examiner.com, 7/28/11

Saying Farewell to a Faithful Friend; Coping with the loss of a pet can be difficult
by Tammy Zaluzney, Perry Hall Patch, 7/23/11

MCHS offers new spay/neuter incentives
by Eileen Gersuk-Byrd, Montgomery County Animal Rights Examiner, examiner.com, 7/2/11

Montgomery County Humane Society waives cat adoption fees in June
by Sarah Andrews, DC Cats Examiner, examiner.com, 6/23/11


Montgomery County Planning Board approves zoning change

lifting restrictions on historic resource sites
by Mimi Liu and Margie Hyslop, The Gazette, 6/8/11

Controlling the pet population
Editorial, The Gazette, 6/8/11

Pets adopted from Montgomery shelters must now be spayed in advance;

Surgery made a mandatory condition for adoption
by Margie Hyslop, The Gazette, 6/1/11

MS Positive Leadership Initiative results

St. Andrews Episcopal School website, 5/31/11

MoCo shelter offers spay/neuter program

by Natalie Plumb, Washington Examiner, 5/26/11

Humane Society hopes to revitalize pet cemetery in Aspen Hill

with help from zoning amendment
by Mimi Liu, The Gazette, 5/25/11

Wanted: A Place of their own
by Cindy Murphy-Tofig, Rockville patch.com, 5/25/11

Mutts and Martinis!
by Aly Jacobs, Bilingual Aly Blog, 5/5/11

MC Humane Society urgently seeks homes to cover seasonal increases

Washington Home and Garden Magazine, 4/26/11

Montgomery County Humane Society needs foster homes
People and Places

by Jeanette Der Bedrosian, The Gazette, 4/26/11 online and 4/27/11 print

(scroll down about halfway)

Mutts and Martinis benefit at Redwood on May 3
by Jamie Hardin, DC Organic Food Examiner, examiner.com, 4/26/11

Egg hunts let children celebrate Easter in Gaithersburg, at the White House
by Danielle E. Gaines, The Gazette, 4/27/11 (mentions Paws in the Park; photos)

Paws in the Park news video

NBC 4, 4/23/11

The Joys of Fostering
by Lisa Marie Czop, DC Animal Welfare Examiner, examiner.com, 4/14/11

Bethesda, Potomac pets find love despite medical conditions;

Animals living longer, owners paying more for medical care
by Sarah Gantz, The Gazette, 4/13/11

Spring into cat adoption in Montgomery County
by Sarah Andrews, examiner.com, 4/7/11


Missing pup turns up in Gaithersburg after 37 days on the run;

White cockapoo wanders more than 30 miles from home
by Danielle E. Gaines, The Gazette, 3/23/11 (mention)

Cats prime suspect for bird deaths, Smithsonian says
by Sarah Gantz, The Gazette, 3/9/11 (mention)

Personality plus! Bone up on breeds for a lifetime of success
by Pamela Schipper, Montgomery Go Life magazine, March-April 2011
(mentions MCHS regarding adoption process)

Photo gallery: Art teaches teens life is a mosaic
by Kathleen Bryan, Wheaton patch.com, 2/14/11

What About the Cats? Montgomery County’s animal shelter has more cats

needing homes than it does dogs. For staff, the challenge is finding a place

for them to go.
by Cindy Rich, Washingtonian Magazine, 2/28/11

Out of a dumpster, into your heart
by John Wostendiek, ohmidog! blog, 1/22/11

New year, new cat
by Sarah Andrews, DC Cats Examiner, examiner.com, 1/13/11

Current adoptable pit bulls at Montgomery County Humane Society
by Barbara Karolchyk, DC Pit Bull Examiner, examiner.com, 1/10/11

Montgomery County Humane Society shows pets’ positive effects on human health
by Lisa Marie Czop, DC Animal Welfare Examiner, examiner.com, 1/10/11

County pet adoptons up: The Montgomery County Animal Shelter is reporting an increase in pet adoptions
by Tom Ramstack, Germantown.patch.com, 1/10/11

Kensington couple wins chicken fight: Court ruling could have

larger implications for fowl owners in Montgomery County
by Alex Ruoff , The Gazette, 12/15/10

Shelters, rescues advise against giving the gift of a pet;

Humane Society seeks to raise money at Santa events
by Sarah Gantz, The Gazette, 12/15/10

Hairy Christmas in Silver Spring (photo only),

by Raphael Talisman, The Gazette, 12/8/10

Photo gallery: Hugs from Santa for man's best friend
Santa Claus takes pictures with pets and their owners to celebrate Christmas season
by Amber Evans, Silver Spring Patch, 12/6/10

After Black Friday, it’s adoption Saturday for Montgomery County cats
by Sarah Andrews, DC Cats Examiner, examiner.com, 11/23/10


Adopt a pet “adoptathon”
with Jay Korff, WABC Channel 7, 11/16/10
(video/link coming soon)

A visit to the Montgomery County Humane Society (feature)
The search for the perfect pet continues.
by Jillian Badanes, NorthPotomac-Darnestown Patch, 11/14/10

Misunderstood breed takes center stage for National Pit Bull Awareness Day
by Lisa Marie Czop, DC Animal Welfare Examiner, Examiner.com, 10/22/10

Senior stray cat seeks loving home in Montgomery County
by Sarah Andrews, DC Cats Examiner, Examiner.com, 10/21/10

County council may put dog owners on shorter leash (print)

(MCHS mentioned about 2/3 down)


Montgomery County Council weighs dog tethering legislation:

Members want to protect pets without burdening owners
by Margie Hyslop, The Gazette, 10/20/10

Cat questions answered tonight in Montgomery County
by Sarah Andrews, DC Cats Examiner, Examiner.com, 10/19/10

The search for the perfect pet: Follow along as your editor looks for a pet

to adopt in the area
by Jillian Badanes, North Potomac Patch, 10/12/10

Adventist HealthCare donates a ton of pet food to Humane Society
by Cheryl Mc Ky, Columbia Union Adventists, 9/29/10

Montgomery County cats seek new forever homes
by Sarah Andrews, DC Cats Examiner, examiner.com, 9/21/10


Montgomery County Police combat rabies
by Matt Laslo, WAMU-FM, 9/20/10 (scroll down about 2/3)

Fox likely has mange, not rabies; Animal control working to

trap animal living in storm drain
by Meghan Tierney, The Gazette, 9/1/10

Saving cats’ lives and making human connections through fostering
by Sarah Andrews, DC Cats Examiner, examiner.com, 8/31/10

Possibly rabid fox living in Germantown storm drain
by Meghan Tierney, The Gazette, 8/25/10

Montgomery County to break ground for animal shelter in Derwood

early next year; Building expected to be completed in 2012
by Mimi Liu, The Gazette, 8/18/10

Adventist HealthCare donates over one ton of food to

Montgomery County Humane Society
by Lisa Marie Czop, DC Animal Welfare Examiner, examiner.com, 8/10/10

Black cats shine in August at Montgomery County Humane Society
by Sarah Andrews, DC Cats Examiner, examiner.com, 8/6/10

Pet cemetery grounds get face-lift
Photo and caption by Dan Gross, The Gazette (p. A-17, print only), 7/28/20

Cat foster finds happiness in fur-filled home

by Sarah Andrews, DC Cats Examiner, examiner.com, 7/26/10

Giving homeless senior cats a helping hand
by Sarah Andrews, DC Cats Examiner, examiner.com, 7/16/10

Food for furry friends
Photo and caption by Brian Lewis, The Gazette (print only), 7/14/10

Montgomery County foster cats of the month
by Sarah Andrews, DC Cats Examiner, examiner.com, 7/13/10

Adopt a purrfect pair at Montgomery County Humane Society
by Sarah Andrews, DC Cats Examiner, examiner.com, 7/8/10

Yappy Hours to benefit Montgomery County Humane Society
by Ashley Mcdaniel, DC Exotic Pets Examiner, examiner.com, 6/11/10

Romeo the cat: a love story
by Sarah Andrews, DC Cats Examiner, examiner.com, 6/10/10

Montgomery County Humane Society celebrates Adopt-a-Cat Month
by Sarah Andrews, DC Cats Examiner, examiner.com, 6/7/10


Five fabulous pitties available at Montgomery County Humane Society
by Barbara Karolchyk, DC Pit Bull Examiner, examiner.com, 6/3/10


Dogged fundraising makes big mitzvah for county trio
by Andre Taylor and Meghan Tierney, People and places, gazette.net, 6/2/10

Help homeless cats by walking your dog
by Sarah Andrews, DC Cats Examiner, examiner.com, 5/31/10

Adoptable “Golden Oldie” cats at Montgomery County Humane Society
by Sarah Andrews, DC Cats Examiner, examiner.com, 5/29/10


Paws in the Park annual dog walk
by Kelli Tolocka, DC Dog Places Examiner, examiner.com, 5/26/09

Mutts and Martinis in Bethesda

by Erica Moody, WUSA9, 5/11/10

2nd Washington, DC Week for the Animals May 29 - June 6, 2010
by Ashley Mcdaniel, DC Exotic Pets Examiner, examiner.com, 4/30/10

How to be a hero for cats: Provide a foster home
by Sarah Andrews, DC Cats Examiner, examiner.com, 4/25/10

Special cats seek loving homes in Montgomery County
by Sarah Andrews, DC Cats Examiner, examiner.com, 4/14/10

MoCo Humane Society
by Natasha Lim for Verizon FiOS TV Channel 1, Push Pause, 1/27/10

Germantown Girl Scouts collect items for humane society
by Melissa Chadwick, The Gazette, 1/13/10

Send your car to the dogs
by Michelle Critchell, DC Dogs Examiner, examiner.com, 1/11/10

Cats make great gifts! Or do they?
by Sarah Andrews, DC Cats Examiner, examiner.com, 12/17/09

Quality foster care helps cats find forever homes
by Sarah Andrews, DC Cats Examiner, examiner.com, 12/17/09

Humane Society misses goal of transferring pet cemetery;

Takeover for struggling Aspin Hill hoped for next year
by Margie Hyslop, The Gazette, 12/16/09

Have a heart (People and Places) (2nd item)
Patricia M. Murret, The Gazette, 12/9/09 (re Sher Polvinale – Humane Award)

Find the perfect senior cat in the DC region
by Sarah Andrews, DC Cats Examiner, examiner.com, 11/19/09

Stray pit bull inspires woman to rescue others

by Meghan Tierney, The Gazette, 11/4/09

Supporting the Humane Society, Uncovering History,

and Restoring a Resting Place for Local Pets

by Matt Johnson, Johnson's Landscaping Service, Inc. 11/3/09

Holiday puts black cats in spotlight

by Margie Hyslop, The Gazette, 10/28/09

Cat care tips from a pro
by Sarah Andrews, DC Cats Examiner, examiner.com, 10/23/09

Cat Care 101 in Montgomery County
by Sarah Andrews, DC Cats Examiner, examiner.com, 10/19/09

Free microchipping for new adoptees
by Michelle Critchell, DC Dogs Examiner, examiner.com, 10/15/09

Chevy Chase artist to create mural of town’s dogs

by Andrew Ujifusa, The Gazette, 9/30/09

(May raise funds or supplies to support MCHS)

North Potomac 11-year-old publishes fantasy novel

by Brooke Kenny, The Gazette, 9/23/09

(Portion of proceeds from sales to benefit MCHS)

A purrfect match: Local shelters open house helps adopters find just the right cat

by Sarah Andrews, DC Cats Examiner, examiner.com, 9/14/09

Feelin’ Feline? Find a new kitty companion this weekend

by Sarah Andrews, DC Cats Examiner, examiner.com, 9/11/09

Adoptable Animals ‘On-Demand’
by Ansley LaBarre, Potomac Almanac, 9/10/09

Channel-surfing for a cat: Cable TV connects people with new animal companions

by Sarah Andrews, DC Cats Examiner, examiner.com, 9/3/09

Television Pet Adoptions 'On Demand'

(video) with Lindsay Mastis, W*USA9, 9/3/09

County’s animal shelter remains open; private rescue closing

Cris Bombaugh, Letter to the Editor, The Gazette, 8/19/09

Animal shelter closing (video)

with Mike Conneen, NewsTalk on News Channel 8, 8/14/09

Montgomery County’s Private Rescue to Close (video)

with Lindsay Mastis, W*USA9, 8/13/09

Humane Society Seeks Help for Recession-Stricken Pet Cemetery (video)

by Greta Kreuz, ABC 7 News, 7/2/09

Humane Society struggles to maintain pet cemetery

by Margie Hyslop, The Gazette, 7/1/09

Celebrity Pet Cemetery Struggles to Survive

Jackie Bensen on camera, Matthew Stabley online, NBC4, 7/1/09

Instead of presents, 9-year-old girl asks for donations to be sent to Humane Society

by Robert Dongu, The Gazette, 6/17/09

Hamster derby raises money for humane society

by Andrew Ujifusa, The Gazette, 6/3/09

Dog Walk Raises Money for Animals and Emotionally Disabled Youth

by Erin Donaghue, The Gazette, 5/6/09

Humane Society Holds Art and Video Contests (2nd item)

The Washington Post, 4/2/09, Page GZ1

Education Notebook:  Humane Society Holds Art and Video Contests (last item)

by Melissa Brachfield, The Gazette, 4/1/09

Art and Video Contest. Show Responsible Pet Ownership. Great Project for Kids

by Michelle Critchell, DC Dogs / DC Examiner, 3/25/09

Art Contest

posted by John Woestendiek, ohmidog! (blog), 3/25/09

Wagging Tails Thrift Store. Find a Treasure, Help Homeless Animals. Bargains!

by Michelle Critchell, DC Dogs / DC Examiner, 2/23/09

Potential New Owners Vie for Rescued Dogs from Alleged Puppy Mill

by Melissa Brachfeld on Gazette.net, 2/20/09

Puppy Rescue
Michael Jamal reporting, WUSA 9 News Now, 2/19/09

Rescued Puppies Need Homes
by Aaron Stern in the Potomac Almanac, 2/18/09

NC Puppy Mill Survivors Ready for Adoption in Mont. County. Photos!
by Michelle Critchell in DC Dogs Examiner, 2/18/09

County Humane Society Takes in 15 Rescued Dogs

by Melissa Brachfeld on Gazette.net, 2/13/09

Puppy Mill Bust Brings Battered Dogs to Rockville

Online story by Ashley E. Brown for NBCWashington.com,

2/12/09 with video reported by Miguel Almaguer for NBC 4

Puppy Mill Dogs Headed to a Better Life
For the Love of the Dog (blog), 2/12/09

Shelter Pups Play Again in Puppy Bowl V
by Gail Pennington, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 2/1/09

Earning a pretty penny at the polls

The Gazette, 11/12/08

Discovery Staff Turns Out for Petfinder Adoption Event

Petfinder blog, 10/23/08


 

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