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Delaware has a number of pet-friendly Shelters

Monday, October 29th, 2012

Delaware has released a list of shelters from throughout the state. Some, but not all, of the shelters are pet-friendly. The list below says which are pet-friendly.

Sussex County

– Cape Henlopen High School, 1250 Kings Highway, Lewes, pet friendly, A Medical Shelter

– Milford Middle School, 612 Lakeview Ave., Milford, pet friendly

– Indian River High School, 29772 Armory Road, Dagsboro (NO PETS)
Kent County

– Dover High School, 1 Patrick Lynn Drive, Dover, pet friendly

– Smyrna Middle School, 700 Duck Creek Parkway, pet friendly
New Castle County/Wilmington

– William Penn High School, 713 E. Basin Rd., New Castle, pet friendly, A Medical Shelter

– Middletown High School, 120 Silver Lake Rd., pet friendly

- Connections has opened a shelter for the homeless in Wilmington at 801 West St.

Maryland Has a Number of Pet-Friendly Shelters

Monday, October 29th, 2012

Maryland has released a list of shelters from throughout the state. Some, but not all, of the shelters are pet-friendly. The list below says which are pet-friendly.

Source: Maryland Emergency Management Agency

State Shelters

Jewish Community Center, 3506 Gwynnbrook Ave., Owings Mills, Md 21117 (Pet Friendly)
University of Maryland, College, 7950 Baltimore Ave., College Park, MD, 20740 Ritchie Coliseum (Pet Friendly)
UMBC Retriever Center, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250 (Pet Friendly)

Anne Arundel County

Annapolis High School (Pet Friendly)

Baltimore City

Oliver Community Center, 1400 E. Federal St., Baltimore City, MD (Pet Friendly)
Baltimore Junior Academy 3006 W. Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore City, MD (Pet Friendly)
Forest Park High School (Pet Friendly)
War Memorial (Pet Friendly)
Edmondson Westside Skills Center (Pet Friendly)
Patterson Park High School (Pet Friendly)

Baltimore County

Eastern Technical High School, 1100 Mace Ave., Essex, MD

Calvert County

Huntingtown High School (Pet Friendly)

Caroline County

Colonel Richardson High School
Goldsboro Volunteer Fire Company

Carroll County

Century High School (Pet Friendly)
Winters Mill High School (Pet Friendly)

Cecil County

Rising Sun High School (Pet Friendly)

Dorchester County

North Dorchester Middle School
Cambridge South Dorchester High School

Harford County

Patterson Mill High School

Howard County

Bain Center, 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia, MD 21044- Open Oct. 29, 2012 at 12 p.m. (Pet Friendly)

Queen Anne’s County

Kent Island High School (Pet Friendly)
Centreville Middle School (Pet Friendly)
Animal Services will be open 6-8pm to take pets of shelter resident. Animal services can be contacted at 410-758-2393 for more pet shelter information.

Somerset County

Washington High School (Pet-Friendly)

St.Mary’s County

Great Mills High School ( Pet Friendly/Fairgrounds across the street )
Leonardtown High School (Pet Friendly)

Talbot County

Easton High School (Pet Friendly


James M. Bennett High School (Pet Friendly)

Worcester County

Snow Hill High School
Pocomoke High School (Pet Friendly)
Stephen Decatur High School
Stephen Decatur Middle School (Pet Friendly)

Bergen County New Jersey to open “pet-friendly” shelter at college

Monday, October 29th, 2012

Bergen County Emergency Management officials will open a regional shelter at noon today in the gymnasium at Bergen Community College in Paramus for residents seeking a refuge from Hurricane Sandy.

The shelter can accommodate people with special needs and is “domestic pet-friendly.”

Residents are reminded to bring clothing for themselves and any relatives who are with them.

If they bring a pet, they are encouraged to bring a carrier case or crate as well as a leash, pet food, water bowl, any medications and waste bags.