Adopt a Dog.

Looking for a new dog?  Look below at the dogs currently available for adoption.  We encourage you to visit our shelter often to interact with our dogs.  Remember, the shelter is every changing with adoptions happening quickly!

Some things to consider before adopting.

  • Adopting a new dog is a long commitment
  • Make sure all family members are on board with a new dog
  • While visiting the shelter, keep in mind that it is a stressful place for dogs and they might not show well
  • We encourage you take a dog for a walk
  • Read up on what to do before & after you adopt a new dog HERE
  • Don’t see what you are looking for, consider a local area rescue
  • See something you like?  DOWNLOAD the PET ADOPTION APPLICATION HERE (PDF)*

No go ahead and look at these gorgeous pups!

See a dog you really like? Print out the Pet Adoption Application (PDF) and bring it with you to the shelter when you visit.

*Downloading an adoption application DOES NOT mean that your application has been approved.  All adoption applications MUST BE BROUGHT TO THE HUMANE SOCIETY OF CHARLES COUNTY and you MUST INTERACT WITH THE ANIMAL you are applying for and speak with an adoption counselor before any adoptions can be finalized.  If you have any questions please call 301-645-8181.

Please call us with any questions you may have at 301-645-8181, or email us the application