A person may not own, keep, or harbor a dog, cat, or ferret four months old or older without a Current Queen Anne's
1. Registration is permanent and remains with the animal for life.
2. Registration may not be transferred from one animal to another animal.
3. A person found in violation of civil or criminal animal cruelty charges may not register an animal in Queen Anne's
for three years from the date of violation. On conviction of subsequent offenses, registration must be approved by the Animal Control Commission.
Queen Anne's County Animal Welfare League 201 Clay Drive Queenstown, Md. 21658 410-827-7178
5. Animals must have a current rabies vaccination, proof of micro chip implant and a photo.
6. The cost of the registration is $10.00 per animal.
7. Micro chips may be obtained from your local veterinarian or at the Animal Welfare League of Queen Anne's County.
8. Applications may be dropped off in person or mailed with appropriate fee or submitted and paid for on line to
Queen Anne's County Animal Control 100 Communications Drive Centreville, Md 21617 410-758-2393
Queen Anne's County Animal Welfare League 201 Clay Drive Queenstown, MD 21658 410-827-7178
* Applications must be submitted with all required documents Rabies Certificate Micro Chip Certificate Photograph
(Owners requiring assistance with application and documents may schedule an appointment with Animal Control at 410-758-2393)
9. Queen Anne's County provides a unique scan able tag that must be worn by dogs at all times. This tag when scanned by a citizen will notify the owner of the lost pet by sending a message to the designated numbers provided at the time of registration.
10. Tags will be available for pick up seventy two hours after submission to:
Queen Anne's County Animal Control 100 Communications Drive Centreville, MD 21617 410-758-4500
Owners who wish to have tags returned to them by mail must include the appropriate shipping fee Pick up No fee 1-2 Tags $1.00 2 and up $6.00
11. Failing to obtain a county registration may result in fines of up to $1000.00.