State Posts Shelter List

Maryland has released a list of shelters from throughout the state.

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)
Lauren Rose Klinedinst October 29, 2012 at 06:17 PM
Baltimorecountymd.gov is saying the state shelters are NOT pet friendly. Not sure which to listen to.
Raven October 29, 2012 at 06:23 PM
The only shelter pet friendly is Eastern Technical High School on Mace Rd in Essex


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