The Update’s Adoptable Pets of the Week

Welcome to our Furry Friends page, brought to you by Bev's Grooming! Here, we'll showcase new furry friends in our community that need a home and area organizations and events that support them. Check back every Wednesday for Updates! Email web@shoreupdate.com if you have any questions.

Be sure to check with each agency to see if your furry friend is still available.

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Jake is a five month old Black Lab mix!

Diamond was a tinny puppy found abandoned! 

Lucky is a playful one year old cat! 

Gremlin is a five month old kitten!

Debra is a terrier/pug mix!

Thena is a black and white kitten! 

Events

Thru Feb 28 – TRAP NEUTER RELEASE (TNR) PGM. Free svcs for feral cats. Info: www.qac.org/1576/TNR---Trap-Neuter-Release-Service. By appt: 410-827-7178.

Thru Apr 30 (or until funds last) – FREE SPAY & NEUTER; may also include free rabies vaccine. To qualify: total household income-less than $60,000/yr; resident of QAC. Not for feral or community cats. To apply:  www.qac.org/DocumentCenter/View/17296/Spay-Neuter-Grant-application. By appt only: 410-827-7178.

Feb 11 – LOVE FOR ASHLEY Valentine Dinner by Saving Future Feral Cats. 6:30-9:30pm. $35 adults adv; $40 at door; $12 ages 10-15; ages under 10 free. Music, 50/50, kids’ activities, more. 830 Romancoke Rd, Stevensville. Tickets: www.savingfutureferalcats.org.

Mar 19 – SPRING BINGO to benefit Chesapeake Cats & Dogs. Doors open 12N; bingo 2pm. KI American Legion, 800 Romancoke Rd, Stevensville. Info: www.chesapeakecatsanddogs.org.

Mar 25 – COMMUNITY WALK hosted by Chessie Calloway & Brittany Brooks. Proceeds benefit Chesapeake Cats & Dogs. Church Hill Park. bbroks@primelending.com or 443-679-6508.

Organizations

Animal Welfare League of Queen Anne’s County (AWL), Queenstown
410-758-0153
AWL is an incorporated 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to saving and improving the lives of homeless animals.
Ways to help:
-Microchipping available for any pet in Queen Anne’s County. Cost is $35 and includes free microchip registration.
-Become a foster home for a pet in need
-Make a monetary donation
-Visit the Amazon wish list for an updated list of animal needs
-Download the WoofTrax free app and earn money for your favorite animal charity by walking your pet.

Chesapeake Cats and Dogs (CCAD), Queenstown
410-643-9955
CCAD is a non-profit 501(c)3 that receives no government funding. A sifetime haven and no-kill rescue organization dedicated to rehabilitating and providing a second chance for cats and dogs that have been abandoned, abused, lost, strayed or surrendered. CCAD was formed in 2006 and has successfully placed more than 2,000 homeless cats and dogs. It is staffed solely by volunteers.
Ways to help:
-Make a donation via PayPal, credit card, personal checks, cash or monthly recurring donations.
-Tree of Life Pet Sanctuary Building Fund donations
-Join the foster network; become a Community Cat Caretakers-CCAD provides all medical care expenses
-Volunteer as a dog walker at Dandyland Pet Care Center
-Volunteer to help with fundraising events

Saving Future Feral Cats (SFFC), 205 Bay City Rd, Stevensville
410-490-3018 pr 443-988-0173
Non-profit organization dedicated to reducing the overpopulation and suffering of abandoned cats. Goals: trap, neuter/spay, vaccinate, release and maintain community cats; rehabilitate and find loving forever homes; educate and provide support to the community to reduce feral population.
Ways to help:
-Volunteer to help with fundraisers; cleaning, feeding, socializing cats; fostering and assisting with adoption shows and veterinarian trips
-Assist with educating the community about feral cats and importance of spaying and neutering
-Consider making a monetary donation, providing needed supplies or make a memorial donation

Queen Anne’s County Animal Services, Queenstown
410-827-7178
Ways to help:
Adoption of animals in shelter; QAC Animal Services provides a “temperament” assessment for each animal. See web site for adoption fees.
Ways to help:
-Volunteer with doggie day trips, general cleaning, administrative tasks
-Foster a pet; QAC Animal Services provides medical, food, or support as needed
-Make a donation through Chesapeake Charities
-Trap, Neuter, Release– Free service to help with stray cats. Cats must be brought to shelter for surgery in either an approved trap or a rented trap ($25 for trap).

Queen Anne’s County Animal Control, Queenstown
410-758-2393
Enforces the laws regarding licensing and the treatment of domestic animals according to state and local laws. Officers provide patrols during which they collect stray, unleashed and licensed animals roaming at large.