Domestic Shorthair / Domestic Shorthair
A 1832 Rosemont Ave, Frederick, MD 21702 shelter helping to find loving homes for dogs, cats, rabbits, small animals, birds, horses, reptiles, amphibians, and/or fish, farm-type animals.
1 - 20 of 21 Adoptable Pets at This Shelter
We are rescue friendly. If you are a rescue organization and would like to pull animals from our shelter, please call us at: 301-600-1546 ext. 0.
We are the only animal shelter for Frederick County, Maryland. We take in unwanted pets from Frederick County residents only. We also take in strays with hopes of reuniting them with their owner.
We will adopt to out of county residents and out of state residents, but we do NOT ship our pets. We require prospective adopters to fill out the appropriate application to be considered for adoption. There is no application fee.
Our application can be found on our website at:
Submit by email or deliver to shelter.
We accept up to 2 applications per animal except dogs. We accept up to 4 applications per dog.
All household pets must be current on their rabies vaccine. Proof is required.
Our adoption interviews are by phone or in person. Our interviews go over everything there is to know about the animal you are adopting.
Submit an adoption application by email prior to your visit. If you would like to bring the application with you to your visit, that is acceptable.
The application can be found at: https://www.frederickcountymd.gov/114/Adopt
Schedule a reservation to meet our pets at: visitfcac.as.me. Each family member needs their own reservation. For example: if 3 people are are in your party, 3 individual reservations must be made. Feel free to call us if you need assistance.
If you are interested in a cat or small animal, meeting the animal prior to adoption is not necessary but encouraged.
If you are interested in adopting a dog, we require all household members to meet the dog prior to adopting. If you have a dog(s) in your household, a meet and greet is required.
We do not do same-day adoptions. Our adoptions are scheduled and an interview is required (by phone or in person). The adoption process can take 3-5 days depending on the individual person/family and our availability.
We are located at 1832 Rosemont Avenue, Frederick, MD 21702.
Animal visiting hours: by appointment only. For a reservation, go to: www.visitfcac.as.me
Each person needs their own, individual reservation. If 3 people are in your party, you should schedule 3 individual reservations for the same date/time slot.
Please call us to check on the availability of our pets at: 301-600-1546 (ext. 0).