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.
The City utilizes the services provided by the Montgomery County Animal Shelter and Second Chance Wildlife Center.
The Dog Exercise Area in Green Park is a fenced area where you can take your dog off leash.
Bats in your attic, raccoons in your trashcan, groundhogs under your porch – learn tips, tricks and solutions for coexisting with wildlife here.
Dogs and cats four months of age and older must be continuously vaccinated against rabies and licensed annually.
The City of Gaithersburg participates in Free Rabies Clinics for cats and dogs throughout the summer at the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center.