Who’s Who in the Chesapeake Animal Caredom

Where to turn for help and to help

Anne Arundel County Animal Control Shelter
County animal management service handles nuisance animal issues, sponsors a Thursday rabies shot clinic, sells animal licenses and shelters found and abandoned animals temporarily before placement or euthanasia: 411 Maxwell Frye Rd., Millersville: 410-222-8900; aacounty.org/animalcontrol

Calvert Animal Welfare League
No-kill adoption center for dogs and cats: 1040 Prince Frederick Blvd., Prince Frederick: 410-535-9300; ­cawlrescue.org

Calvert Well Pet Clinic
Patuxent Animal Welfare Society’s affordable clinic offering spay and neuter services and preventive healthcare. 2240 Solomons Island Rd., Huntingtown: 443-295-7873; ­calvertwpc.org

Friends of Felines
Rescues free-roaming or abandoned cats and places them in managed colonies or permanent homes; sponsors kitten adoptions at animal chain stores: P.O. Box 325, Port Republic: 410-414-2122; friends-of-felines.com

Humane Society of Calvert County
No-kill adoption center and boarding kennel: 2210 Dalrymple Rd., Sunderland; 410-257-4908; ­humanesocietyofcalvertcounty.org

Last Chance Animal Rescue, Bottle Baby Project
Organizes foster families to nurture abandoned cat families including motherless kittens: 4499 Leonardtown Rd., Waldorf; bottlebabyproject@gmail.com

Maryland Votes for Animals
Animal advocates organized to raise Maryland from 39th of 50 states in animal protection legislation: ­VoteAnimals.org

Patuxent Animal Welfare ­Society
Rescues, fosters and finds homes for abandoned cats and dogs. 2240 Solomons Island Rd., Huntingtown: 410-326-1616; facebook.com/PAWSPet

Rude Ranch Animal Rescue
A cageless sanctuary for homeless, abused and special-needs cats:
3200 Ivy Way, Harwood: 410-798-9559; ruderanch.org
Spay Spa and Neuter Nook

Rude Ranch’s affordable clinic offering spay and neuter services: 1251 West Central Ave., Davidsonville; 443-607-6496; spayspa.org

SPCA of Anne Arundel County
Adoption central for domestic animals in Anne Arundel County: 1815 Bay Ridge Ave., Annapolis: 410-268-4388; aacspca.org

SPOT (Stop Pet Over­population Thriftshop)
Sells donated goods to support low-cost spay and neutering: 4860 St. Leonard Rd., St. Leonard; 410-562-6516; spayspot.org

Sugar Faces Senior Dog ­Rescue
Matches abandoned senior dogs in Southern Maryland to loving families while providing a lifetime of encouragement and support:

Tri-County Animal Shelter
Animal management service agency for Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s counties handles nuisance animal issues, sells animal licenses and shelters found and abandoned animals temporarily before placement or euthanasia: 6707 Animal Shelter Rd., Hughesville;
301-609-3425; ­charlescounty.org/es/animalcontrol