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The Animal Control staff is responsible for enforcing the animal control ordinance and promoting the humane treatment of all animals in an effort to maintain harmony in the environment between citizens, pets and wildlife.
Normal business hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Additionally, Animal Control Officers are available to respond to emergency calls 24 hours a day.
To report an animal related emergency after normal business hours, please call 301-279-8000.
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