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Below, you can see some of the animals currently staying with us that are looking for forever homes.
Click on the www.petango.com/cecilcounty for all animals

Adoption Fees
Cats & Kittens $40 
Dogs  $70 (includes Cecil County dog license)
Ask about current specials on our adoption fees!

Adoptable Pets:

Redeeming Your Pet

Pets can be redeemed at our shelter seven days a week during normal business hours (excluding major holidays). The pet redemption fee is $25. A $10 rabies vaccination fee is required unless proof of an up to date vaccination is provided. Please bring a copy of a valid driver’s license and proof of ownership. Proof of ownership includes photos, veterinary records,  microchip registration, etc. We look forward to reuniting you with your pet!

Complaints:
Regarding Animal Care & Control Authority Only

In Accordance with the Cecil County Code Chapter 142, Article II, §142-3 (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 Advisory Board.  The Animal Care and Control Authority shall notify the Animal Care and Control Advisory Board, 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 Advisory Board."

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

Cecil County Animal Services
Attn: Abigail Bingham
3280 Augustine Herman Hwy.
Chesapeake City, MD 21915 
Animal Care & Control Advisory Board
Attn: Angela Vaca
200 Chesapeake Blvd, Suite 2100
Elkton, MD 21921 


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

Cecil County Animal Services
Abigail Bingham
Animal Care and Control Advisory Board
Angela Vaca


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 Advisory Board.


Mission Statement:

The Cecil County Animal Services Division (CCAS) is committed to providing quality care and innovative services to the animals and people of Cecil County through the preservation and promotion of the human/animal bond and the protection of animals from abuse and neglect while ensuring thoughtful consideration is given to the best interest of the community.  This is accomplished through transparency, open communication, public awareness, partnership-building, and, most importantly, the humane treatment of the animals served through the shelter.

 

CCAS serves as the County’s Animal Control Authority and provides quality care to animals in the community through the management of an open-admission shelter.  Additional programs and services provides through this Division include the Pet Pantry Program, Adoption and Foster Services, Behavioral Helpline, Pet Loss Support, Humane Education, Project Safe Haven, "Seniors for Seniors," Pet Visitation Program, Volunteer Initiatives, and Pet Re-homing Intervention.

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