HUGHESVILLE, Md. – The Tri-County Animal Shelter is pleased to announce the following October monthly promotions and reminders:


National Adopt a Shelter Dog (Monday, Oct. 1- Wednesday, Oct. 31)

During the month of October, the shelter is partnering with the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals to help homeless dogs find their forever homes. Dog adoption fees during the month of October are $100.

National Cat Day (Monday, Oct. 29)

On this special day, all cat adoption fees are $10. Help a feline find a forever home.


The Tri-County Animal Shelter is located at 6707 Animal Shelter Road in Hughesville. Shelter staff can be reached at 301-932-1713 or 800-903-1992. Adoption hours are Monday-Friday, noon to 5 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. To view animals available for adoption, visit or to find your “purrfect” pet. Follow the Tri-County Animal Shelter on Facebook for adoptable pets, pet tips, and more at Citizens with special needs may contact the Maryland Relay Service at 711, or Relay Service TDD: 800-735-2258.