News Release, Charles County Public Information Office

In order to keep the public and employees safe during COVID-19, the Tri-County Animal Shelter is changing its operating hours to 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., Mondays through Saturdays, and adoptions are available by appointment only. To make an appointment, please email animalshelter@charlescountymd.gov or call 301-932-1713. 

You can also view available pets online at: www.CharlesCountyMD.gov/services/animal-care-control/tri-county-animal-shelter/-fsiteid-1.

Citizens with special needs may contact the Maryland Relay Service at 711, or Relay Service TDD:  800-735-2258.


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