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

  1. Please call The Humane Society of Kent County at 410-778-3648, Animal Control at 410-708-5006, or email info@kenthumane.org.  You may also come to our physical location at 10720 Augustine Herman Highway, several miles north of Chestertown, Maryland on State Route 213.
  2. Pets can be reclaimed during regular business hours: Tuesday through Saturday from 11am until 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.