Queen Anne’s County Department of Animal Services Competes In Shelter Challenge

The Queen Anne’s County Department of Animal Services is competing with other local and national shelters to win grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 dollars in The Animal Rescue Site Shelter Challenge of 2012. The grand prize is a $5,000 grant, and they will be awarding many other grants to rescue groups with the most votes — a total of $300,000 in grants for animal welfare organizations in 2012.

Queen Anne’s County is currently in the top ten in the state of Maryland, a number one spot will win the shelter $1,000.

To help push them up to the top, they need votes. To vote, visit www.theanimalrescuesite.com/clickToGive/shelterchallenge. The shelter is listed as Queen Anne’s County Dept. of Animal Services, Queenstown, MD. It only takes a few seconds, no personal information needed to vote, and you don’t have to sign up for anything. This voting round ends at midnight (PT) on September 16, 2012 Every time you vote, or tell a friend to vote, you are making a huge difference.

The Queen Anne’s County Department of Animal Services was established to provide safety for the public, to ensure the humane care and treatment of all animals and to encourage responsible pet ownership. Staff finds new homes for stray and unwanted animals, reuniting lost animals with their owners and care for sick and injured animals.