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377 Hutton Road
Elkton, MD 21921
www.abuddyforlife.org

Animal Care & Control Hours:
Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm

410.392.0000
info@ab4l.org

Click here to obtain Animal Care & Control Forms/Applications

Shelter Hours of Operation 

Monday 12:00pm-7:00pm
Tuesday 12:00pm-7:00pm
Wednesday 12:00pm-7:00pm
Thursday 12:00pm-7:00pm
Friday 12:00pm-7:00pm
Saturday 12:00pm-4:00pm
Sunday Closed

Cecil County Executive Tari Moore is happy to announce that effective January 1, 2013 A Buddy For Life, Inc. will be performing Animal Care and Control Services for Cecil County, Maryland. Their office will be located at 377 Hutton Road, Elkton, Maryland 21921, and their phone number is 410-392-0000.  

Cecil County Residents: Animal Control Service hours will reflect Cecil County Government hours. Therefore, their Animal Control officers will be on duty Monday through Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm. The officers will be available for after hour emergencies. For after hour emergencies, please dial 410-392-0000. Emergencies are defined as: A life threatening situation when it is claimed an animal is a threat to human life, severely injured domestic stray animals, and reports of animal cruelty requiring immediate intervention.  Emergency calls that do not meet the criteria above will be responded to during our next business day.

If you have lost your pet please go to their stray animals section to search for your pet or call Animal Control  to place a lost report at 410-392-000. All stray animals will be posted on their website within 24 hours Monday through Friday and within 48 hours on weekends and holidays of entering into their care.  

Please call 410-392-0000 for any animal related complaints, questions or concerns. A Buddy For Life, Inc, does not accept emailed complaints regarding animal concerns. Please call 410-392-0000 to file a complaint.

Click here to obtain Animal Care & Control Forms/Applications

Complaints: Regarding Animal Care & Control Authority Only

In Accordance with the Cecil County Code Chapter 142, Article II, ยง142-3 (G):
"All complaints concerning the Animal Care and Control Authority shall first be submitted in writing to the Animal Care and Control Authority, as well as to the Animal Care and Control Oversight Commission.  The Animal Care and Control Authority shall notify the Animal Care and Control Oversight Commission, as well as the complainant, in writing, of the outcome of the complaint.  In the event a complainant feels his/her complaint was not handled in an appropriate manner by the Animal Care and Control Authority, the complainant shall then appeal to the Animal Care and Control Oversight Commission." Click here for the Cecil County Code

To submit a written complaint please send a letter to both the Animal Care & Control Authority and Animal Care & Control Oversight Commission at the following addresses:

Animal Care and Control                               Animal Care and Control Oversight Commission
Attn: Jenn Callahan/Complaint                     Attn: Madelyn Yelton
377 Hutton Road                                             200 Chesapeake Blvd, Suite 2100                                       
Elkton, MD 21921                                            Elkton, MD 21921

To submit a complaint via email please send an email to the following email addresses:

Animal Care and Control: complaintsaboutacca@ab4l.org       Madelyn Yelton: kpiazza@ccgov.org

Please Note: In the event a complainant feels his/her complaint was not handled in an appropriate manner by the Animal Care and Control Authority, the complainant shall then appeal to the Animal Care and Control Oversight Commission.

 

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