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Queen Anne’s County

Animal Control

Day Hours 410-758-2393

Emergency 410-758-0222


312 Safety Drive

Centreville, MD 21617



          Animal Control provides patrols of the entire county, during which Animal Control Officers collect stray, unleashed and licensed animals roaming at large. The officers respond to calls for assistance and investigate complaints related to any domestic animal and wild animals at the request or direction of the Queen Anne's County Department of Health concerning rabies risks. For other wild animal situations please contact the Wildlife Nuisance Hotline 1.877.463.6497 or a Licensed Wildlife Trapper.

The officers have received specialized training in the care, treatment and handling of both wild and domestic animals. An Animal Control Officer is on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year for emergencies.  Emergencies are defined as a situation in which the delay of immediate care will result in the death of the animal.  Protocol for After Hours Emergency Calls.

                     The Adoption Center is presently operated by;

Animal Welfare League of  Queen Anne’s County

201 Clay Drive

Queenstown, MD 21658



    You may contact the center if you would like information about Animals available for Adoption.


  The Center will accept any Queen Anne’s County pet that is relinquished to them by a county resident.








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Animal Control
312 Safety Drive
Centreville, MD 21617
ph: 410.758.2393

Manager Of Animal Control
Dawn James

Animal Control Officer
Shannon Cross

Animal Control Officer
Doug Prince

Animal Control Hours
7:00am - 4:30pm
Monday - Friday