If your pet has gone missing and you believe he or she may be at The Humane Society of Kent County, please take the following steps:

  1. Please call The Humane Society of Kent County at 410-778-3648 or email info@kenthumane.org.  You may also come to our physical location at 10720 Augustine Herman Hwy, Chestertown, MD.
  2. Pets can be reclaimed during business hours: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday through Saturday, 11am – 4pm.
  3. Please bring proof of ownership of your animal when coming to reclaim your pet. Proof may be a photograph of your pet within the past year and/or current vet records.

YOU MUST HAVE PROOF OF OWNERSHIP TO RECLAIM YOUR ANIMAL.

  1. The owner or designated agent must provide identification such as a valid driver’s license.
  2. The following fees may apply to reclaim your pet:

First occurrence: $50.00

Second occurrence: $100.00

After the third impoundment, the animal will be spayed or neutered in accordance with Kent County Ordinance 64-5 B

Boarding Fee: $25/day, per animal

Rabies: You will be required to submit proof of rabies vaccination within two weeks of the date of reclaim.

County License: 1 year county license will be required for reclaim of a dog. Fees for license are: $5.00 for an altered animal; $10.00 for an unaltered animal

Microchip: Required for animal release – $25.00

 

IF NOT RECLAIMED WITHIN 8 DAYS, STRAY ANIMALS BECOME ADOPTABLE TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC.

 

NOTE: FEES MAY BE WAIVED AT THE DISCRETION OF THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE HUMANE SOCIETY OF KENT COUNTY.

 

PLEASE CALL 410-778-3648 IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS.