If your pet has gone missing and you believe your animal may be at the Caroline County Humane Society please take the following steps:

1.       Please either call the Caroline County Humane Society at 410-820-1600 or email info@carolinehumane.org. You may also come to our physical location at 407 West Bell St. Ridgely, MD

2.       Pets can be reclaimed during business hours M, T, W, F 9:00 – 4:30; Thursday 11 – 7; Saturday 10 -3

3.       Please bring proof of ownership of your animal when coming to reclaim your pet. The following are considered proof of ownership:

Photograph of your pet within the past year

Current vet records

You MUST have proof that your pet is yours to reclaim your animal.

4.       The following fees may apply to reclaim your pet:

Reclaim fee ( per animal ): $35 for first time, $70 for second time, $105 for 3rd time. For each subsequent time an additional $35 will be added

Boarding fee: $12 per day, per animal

Rabies: If your animal does not have a current rabies vaccine you will be required pay a $15.00 fee for a rabies vaccination. An appointment will be made at the time of reclaim for you to take your animal to a local vet to have rabies vaccine given. No additional fees will be charged by vet at time of vaccination

County license: 1 year county license will be required for reclaim of dog.

County license fee: altered 1 year $3, unaltered 1 year $10

FEES MAYBE WAIVED AT THE DISCRETION ON THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE CAROLINE COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY.

Any questions involving the reclaim of your pet please call 410-820-1600.