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(240) 252-2555 (voice)

(240) 547-4308 (fax)

601 So. Stonestreet Ave.

Rockville, MD 20850

Business Hours


Seven days a week


Lost and



If you have lost a pet, visit the county animal shelter every other day.

Filing a Lost or Found Report

1.  If you have lost your pet you should immediately file a lost report with the MCASAC.

You can file a lost report:

At the animal shelter: Bring in a picture if you have one available so that they can better match up your pet with the animals at the shelter.

By phone: 240.773.5900

2.  Check Pet Harbor for a database of stray animals

Check out the listings at Helping Lost Pets or are excellent resources.

3.  Visit the Animal Services and Adoption Center in Derwood at least every other day. Even if you have filed a report online or by phone and searched the database of stray animals, it is still necessary for you to go to the animal shelter at least every other day. Although they keep our eyes open, they do not have adequate staff to constantly check the kennels for pets that match your description. They will only hold strays for 6 days before beginning processing adoption applications. Additional records of found pets and d.o.a. (Dead on Arrival) animals are available at the MCASAC.

4.  If you have found an animal, either bring it to the county animal shelter or, if you want to keep it in your house, file a found report with them. Many animals are reunited by matching up lost reports with found reports.

You can file a found report:

At the ASAC: Bring in a picture. Office staff will assist you with form completion.

By phone: 240.773.5900

This page last updated 3-4-15


601 South Stonestreet Avenue | Rockville, MD 20850
Main Number: (240) 252-2555