COVID-19 Shelter Policies Update

COVID-19 Shelter Policies Update

UPDATED 10/25 – As COVID-19 is an ever-evolving situation, the SPCA of Anne Arundel County needs to remain vigilant but also be prepared to adapt. In order to keep everyone safe, we have made a few changes to our current animal viewing and adoption process. Until further notice, we have put the following policies into place:

Dog Room Walk Throughs are available from 12pm to 3pm daily, no appointment is needed to walk through. All animal meet & greets will be done by appointment only after your Adoption Application has been submitted and approved.

We are currently not accepting used item donations at this time. However, if you have brand new items like sealed pet food you would like to donate, please contact us! Any donations should be dropped off in our designated area outside of the shelter building.

Emergency services such as Animal Surrender, Euthanasia, and Cremation will still be available by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, please call & leave a message at 410-268-4388 ext 141.

As the situation develops, we will continue to provide updates and notify you of any changes. Please know, we are providing the same love, care and attention for our animals that we always do.

Some helpful shelter resources:

Submit an Online Application:
Viewing Adoptable animals:
Our Phone Number: 410-268-4388
Email for Adoption Questions:

Stay In Touch

Recent Posts

Shelter Policies (updated February 19th 2021)

Animal Viewing at our Main Shelter is available daily from 12pm to 3pm. Small animals and cats can be viewed daily at Paws at the Mall! Masks are required and social distancing is in effect.

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.

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!

Fosters wanted!
Learn More & Apply Here