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Animal Shelter

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Building with pet-themed muralThe Animal Control Division prides itself on being ethical and humane in its treatment of animals, including providing positive reinforcement training techniques. The City of Greenbelt uses two veterinarian practices to assist us in providing care and treatment of animals.

The Greenbelt Animal Control is the only municipality in Prince George's County to have and operate their own shelter and adoption program.

Every effort is made to place adoptable animals with appropriate adoptive homes. Adoptable animals can be visited at any time by appointment.

Due to COVID-19 the Animal Shelter is closed to the public until further notice. Please call (301)-474-6124 or email Animal Control for further information about adoptions.

Animal Shelter Facebook page. 

Donations Needed

Due to COVID-19 the Animal Shelter is currently not accepting any household donations. Only items bought through our amazon list or any store bought items shipped to us directly will be accepted.

The Animal Shelter is in need of:
Dog toys, Cat toys, ExquisiCat Naturals Pine Cat Litter, wet adult cat food (any brand), Authority Adult and Kitten Cat Food (dry), Authority kitten wet food, Blue Buffalo Food (dry), Kongs (all sizes), essential oils that can be used for enrichment such as lemon, lavender, vanilla, feliway multicat diffuser for cats, pheromone plug ins for dogs, laundry detergent, bleach, dishwashing liquid, dog treats, Easy Cheese spray cans.

Click here to view our Amazon wish list 

Special items (in no particular order):
Go pro camera; we are looking to improve our cat rooms and any money ear marked for the project will be put towards improving our catteries (checks can be made out to WAGS); iTunes gift cards (for calming shelter music); money for a feral cat housing program.

Adoption Rules

  • All animals that are adopted will be spayed or neutered if they are over six months old
  • All animals are given age appropriate vaccinations and immunizations
  • Animals receive medical treatment as appropriate. Every effort is made to identify and disclose all pre-existing medical and behavioral conditions prior to adoption

Check out our adoptable pets!

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