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We rely on our community for donations. There are many ways to give.
Our animals need your help while they transition to their new homes.
We offer low-cost vaccines, a low-cost spay/neuter clinic, a pet food bank, and more.

Call us! 410-268-4388

Did You Know?

$10 Provides a month of fresh greens and pellets for one rabbit.
$25 Provides food, toys, and vaccinations for one animal for one week.

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Pre Plunge at Canine Fitness Center – 8/8

On August 8th, pet owners can make a reservation at the Canine Fitness Center to have their pooch take a swim in their specialized dog pools! This is a perfect opportunity to your pup some swimming time before our Puppy Plunge on August 22nd! For a small fee of $25, … Continue reading

Puppy Plunge – 8/22

Our splashtastic Puppy Plunge is returning to Camp Letts on August 22nd! Bring your family, friends, and leashed pups to the best beach bash in Anne Arundel County. There will be food trucks, local vendors, games, adoptable animals, and more! You can even sign your up for a Puppy Pie … Continue reading

Puppy Plunge Sponsorships now available!

The SPCA of Anne Arundel County’s 10th annual Puppy Plunge is happening on August 22nd 2021! The Puppy Plunge at Camp Letts is one of the SPCA’s biggest fundraising events of the year. This event draws more than 1,300 attendees each year, making it the perfect opportunity to promote your … Continue reading

Walk for the Animals – 9/26

The SPCA’s Walk for the Animals returns to Quiet Waters Park on September 26th, 2021! Bring your pets out for a fun day at the park. In addition to walking through the beautiful nature trails of Quiet Waters Park, there will be local vendors, delicious food trucks, live music, and … Continue reading

Jim & Luna Ehrig Summer Concert Series – 8/14

Join us at the SPCA of Anne Arundel County on July 17th from 5pm to 7pm for an evening of music from SPCA Veterinarian Dr. Bill Ehrig and local musician Hurricane Kevin. This free concert is in memorial of Jim and Luna Ehrig . Jim had been a dedicated volunteer … Continue reading

Have you visited Paws at the Mall?

Last year, as part of the SPCA’s 100th anniversary celebration, the SPCA of Anne Arundel County opened up an innovative new Adoption Center at the Annapolis Mall : Paws at the Mall! Paws at the Mall is a hybrid animal shelter/retail store. In the front half, adoptable cats roam free … Continue reading

Did You Know?

$100 Provides formula for five two-week-old kittens.
$250 Covers the cost to care for an animal until they are adopted.

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Po – Ready to Find His Home

730 days. That is how long Po has been at our shelter. He’s seen every season at least twice. He’s gotten Christmas presents from volunteers and staff. He’s rolled in the fall leaves and splashed in wading pools when the weather gets too hot. Originally transferred to us from the … Continue reading

Francesca fawns for a family!

Starting off 2020 with a ridiculous amount of cuteness, we’d like to showcase Francesca! Francesca, often called Frannie by her shelter friends, is a 6 year old Pitbull mix who has been at our shelter since June of 2018. She loves people – snuggling with  humans is one of her … Continue reading

Hutch Needs You!

Sweet baby Hutch has been through so much in his short life. At 4 months old, he has already gone through some severe trauma. This sweet boy came to us after he showed up at the emergency vet with two broken elbows. His owners couldn’t afford his medical care and … Continue reading

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Summer 2021 HOURS UPDATE:
The SPCA of Anne Arundel County's Shelter & Paws at the Mall location will be CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC on Mondays. Our Clinic will continue to be open for appointments on Mondays.
Our shelter's Dog Room and Cat Room will be open for Animal Viewing from 11am to 4pm on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Our shelter will now have late viewing hours on Wednesdays from 12pm to 7pm.
 Some cats and small animals can be viewed every day at Paws at the Mall (closed on Mondays, open until 7pm on Wednesdays).

If you are interested in meeting or adopting an animal, you can find out more about our adoption process here. We appreciate your patience, as the Adoption Process will be delayed. All Animal Meet & Greets will be by scheduled appointment only after your Application has been processed.

We are still accepting donations of new & unopened pet supplies (food, treats, etc). These items can be dropped off outside our Main Shelter on the designated donation table. We can not take any used or opened donations at this time.

Emergency services such as Animal Surrender are available by appointment only.

To schedule an appointment for Animal Surrender, please call & leave a message at 410-268-4388 ext 141.

Visit our Events page to learn about upcoming fun!

Please be advised we will be closed to the public on May 10th, 2018 - because we're getting a facelift!

The Keller Williams Flagship of Maryland (Millersville, MD) and its associates will be revitalizing the SPCA of Anne Arundel County’s Adoption Site for their annual RED Day Project! Please consider volunteering man hours on the event day or expressing your thanks on their Facebook page!

Should you have any questions or would like further information, please contact Jessica Busch at (443)308-8116 or or Greg Fisk at (410)507-7262 or

Thank you, Keller Williams!

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