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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  • WIN a Fabulous Trip for 2 to Ireland!

    Ireland Flier

    Purchase a $100 raffle ticket for a chance to win 2 business-class round trip airline tickets and a 10-day stay in the luxurious Clenalough House in Kilogorgan Ireland. Built in 1820, it was the aristocrats retreat. Famous restaurants, pubs, Caragh Lake, and sandy beaches await the lucky winner.

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  • Order Pizza...Make a Difference

    Papa Johns Pizza- Nov 2014

    Place an order on November 25 and/or 26th at Papa John's listed below and 20% of it will go directly to helping the animals at the SPCA. Just be sure to mention SPCA when placing the order.

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  • Lights & Leashes

    2014 Lights  Leashes Flyer

    The SPCA of Anne Arundel County and Anne Arundel Medical Center invites you to be part of our 2nd Annual Lights and Leashes at Lights on the Bay on Thursday, November 20, 2014 at Sandy Point State Park from 6pm to 10pm. For one night only, families and their four legged companions can leave their car behind and see the light show at their own pace. After enjoying the lights of the holiday season, our vendor area will feature food and hot beverages for folks and their furry friend alike as well as a wide assortment of pet related merchandise, and of course, many adoptable animals. Last year, over 500 supporters attended this fun family event in support of the 2,500 homeless animals cared for annually at the SPCA of Anne Arundel County. WANT TO BECOME A VENDOR FOR THIS EVENT? Click here to download the vendor agreement

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  • Auction for the Animals

    2014 Auction for the Animals flyer

    Get your holiday shopping completed before the holiday's even start, From gift cards to your favorite places to awesome gift baskets for your pet, the SPCA's 1st annual Auction for the Animals has a variety of items to choose from. Online auction will begin on November 1st and stay open until November 23rd. Visit: WWW.AACSPCA.KINTERA.ORG/AUCTIONFORTHEANIMALS If you'd like to donate an item for the auction, please contact Rita at

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  • Pet Valu Litter Drive

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    Pet Valu in Annapolis is supporting the SPCA with the Pet Valu October Litter Drive. Litter is a very important staple item for the cats at our shelter. You can purchase a 40lb bag of Kitty's Best clumping litter for only $6.99 and Pet Valu will donate it to us.

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  • Halloween Adoption Special

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    ***ADOPTION SPECIAL**** The SPCA will be holding an adoption special from October 10-31st where adoption prices will be reduced by 31%. All cats and small animals with orange and black coloring. Dog that have pumpkins on their cage apply as well!!! 

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  • Menchie's Fundraiser

    Menchies-Annpaolis Mall FB

    JOIN US AT MENCHIE'S in Annapolis Mall on October 19- November 1st for a yummy treat to benefit the SPCA. Bring in the flyer and 20% of your purchase will be donated to the SPCA. Come out and support the many animals in our care!!!

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  • Cat Eyes at Sephora

    Sephora-Oct 2014

    Come get your cat eyes at Sephora Annapolis Mall on Friday, October 31st from 1PM-5PM. We will have adoptable dogs and cats available as well as a raffle to win a dog, cat, or Sephora basket.

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  • Ruby Tuesday Gives Back

    Ruby Tuesday

    Take a break from trick or treating with the kids and join us on October 31st at Ruby Tuesday's in Marley Station Mall. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the animals at the SPCA if you mention us to your server. You can always download this flyer and bring it with you as well.

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  • Workplace Giving

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  • Your Chesapeake Connection

     Thomas EicherLooking to sell / purchase a home? Contact Thomas or Elizabeth Eicher at W.C. & A.N. Miller Realtors. For each real estate transaction, they will donate $500 back the the SPCA.

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  • Cats looking for a home to call their own

    Mellow Kitty  MM Adoption flyer

    Mellow Kitty and Mitten McGee are looking for a home to call their own. Both of these cats are feline leukemia positive and have been at our shelter for over a year. We are waiving their adoption fee and will send them home with a care package. Please consider giving these cats a loving home they so much deserve.

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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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  • 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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  • Frisky Feline Fridays

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  • Endura-pups

    Are you racing this year? Want to raise money for a local cause that is near and dear to your heart? Then join the SPCA's ENDURA-pups team!

    Participants choose the race distance of their choice (5K through Marathon) and commit to raising for the SPCA of Anne Arundel County.

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    Participants receive:

    • Endura-pups technical t-shirt
    • personal fundraising page
    • facebook group support
    • group training opportunities
    • Support at some local races (depending on participant numbers)

    Fundraising requirements are as follows:

    • 5K - $150
    • 10K - $200
    • 10 miler - $250
    • Half Marathon - $300
    • Marathon - $350

    Triathlon opportunities available. Please email for more information!

    Register now!!

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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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