The SPCA of Anne Arundel County provides shelter and humane care for homeless animals in need and work as advocates for animal welfare in our community.

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  • PW's Sports Bar Monthly Charity Event


    Join us for PW's Sportsbar Monthly Charity Fundraiser BINGO on Saturday, August 30th starting at 9pm.

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  • Parade of Paws


    Bring the family and your four-legged companions & join us on September 27th from 1-3:30pm at Bright View South River for a day of fun and a fun dog parade around the community

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  • Donate to Dunk


    The Dr's Eric and Elizabeth Alexander will take turns in a dunk tank to support ALS with a matching contribution up to $500 going to SPCA Annapolis.

    Saturday, August 30th 3 - 5 pm

    Alexander Animal Hospital

    160 Ritchie Hwy, Severna Park MD 21146


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  • Hops & Vine SPCA Fundraiser

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    Be sure to stop by Hops & Vines-Beer Wine & more in Odenton to support the SPCA. 10% of all sales goes directly to helping the many animals in our care. Plus you get 10% off all merchandise

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  • Five Guys SPCA Fundraiser

    Five Guys Sept 2014

    Come out to support the SPCA of Anne Arundel County for the Five Guys Fundraiser on September 24th from 5-8pm at the following Bowie Town Center, Odenton, & Laurel locations

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  • The Black Dog In Store Adoption Event

    Black Dog In Store Adoption

    September 7, 2014 from 11 AM - 3 PM

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  • 5 Dollar Feline Frenzy!

    5 Dollar Feline Frenzy

    FELINE FRENZY - Join us as we kick off Feline Frenzy! Adopt a cat 1 year or older for just $5! (Approved application required.) Visit to browse the selection!!


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  • Baltimore Orioles SPCA Fundraiser Night


    Monday, September 1, 2014, Game starts 1:35 PM.

    Come support our hometown heroes take on the Minnesota Twins while helping to support our furry shelter heroes.  We have 100 tickets in Section 98 (Eutaw Street bleacher seats) and 5 dollars of each ticket purchased will go to benefit our furry friends at our shelter.

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  • Help raise funds for the SPCA and make your pet a star!


    Posh Pets Portraits is accepting applications for the 2015 Posh Pet Calendar to benefit the SPCA of Anne Arundel County. Please contact Linda with Posh Pet Portraits at 410-626-7474 to learn more.

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  • AACSPCA Pet Food Bank

    Pet Food Bank

    In an effort to help keep pets and their people together during tough times, the SPCA of Anne Arundel County offers a Pet Food Bank for pet-owners in need. This service is available to low-income pet owners who need help feeding their pets.

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  • Summertime Reminder


    Please remember that during these hot summer days, it's not a good idea to take your dog with you, if you know he is going to have to wait in the car.  Even if you leave your windows cracked, it does not take long for your car to reach dangerous temperatures, which can seriously injure your best friend.

    Leave your pal at home, he will most certainly enjoy his nice cool home rather than your HOT car.

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  • Landmarks Deals fundraiser

    Landmarks Great Deals

    Take advantage of Landmarks' Deals and help raise funds for the SPCA!  Every time you purchase a Landmarks Deal, they will donate $1 to the SPCA--just be sure to click on us in the dropdown menu!

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  • Car and Boat Donation Program

    Car and Boat Donation Program

    The SPCA offers a tax deduction Car and Boat Donation Program.

    We offer free pick up on cars, trucks, vans, RV's, motorcycles, and boats.

    Please help us help the thousands of homeless animals we care for each year!

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  • Guardian Angel Program

    By sponsoring an animal at our shelter, you are making a positive impact on the many homeless animals we have in our care. Your generous contribution will go towards shelter, bedding, food, veterinary care costs, toys, and treats for that specific animal. Additionally, you will receive the satisfaction of knowing that specific animal will live a good life because of your kind sponsorship.

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  • Four Legged Friend Ticket Package

    Bring your dog with you while you enjoy the Baysox! Buy your tickets now, and select the SPCA of Anne Arundel County as your charity of choice.

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  • Frisky Feline Fridays

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  • Pet Friendly Campaign

    Are you an Annapolis business that allows pets inside? If the answer is YES, then become an SPCA Pet Friendly Partner!

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  • Adopt a Cage Program

    The SPCA is offering an exciting new opportunity that we are confident that you will be interested in. Our Adopt-A-Cage Program will help us continue to care for the many animals in our shelter and help fund our community outreach programs. When you donate to Adopt-A-Cage, your name will be posted prominently on a dog or cat cage that the public can see.

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Happy Tails is the place to find stories of successful adoptions

Rocket and Newton


I adopted my adorable rat terrier/beagle mix Rocket about 5 years ago and ever since then he has been a joy. He is doing wonderfully. He has been entered in three cutest pet contest and placed second each time! He even has his own Facebook page.

 About three years ago we added another family member. Newton is a guinea pig who we also adopted from the SPCA of Anne Arundel County. Newton is such a sweet heart! I love both of my pets. They are are so sweet and loving. They truly love their home

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Services Offered by the SPCA of Anne Arundel County

Spay & Neuter Clinic

The SPCA Spay/Neuter clinic is open to the public. Appointments are required.


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Private Cremation

The SPCA of Anne Arundel County offers a private cremation service to those that would like it.

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Outreach Programs

In an ongoing effort to keep pets in their homes and out of shelters, the SPCA is offering Outreach Programs

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