General Info

Animal Control Facility License

Statewide License

This application is required by the Maryland Department of Agriculture for animal control facilities that administer controlled drugs to sedate and/or euthanize animals. 

Valid for 1 year Revised 03/23/2018
2 weeks Approval time
$100 Application cost
15-30 mins Average completion time

How to get your license?

Obtaining the License

Steps, requirements and documents

Proof of Board approved training for all staff members conducting euthanasia

CDS Registration Certificate from the Maryland Department of Health

For complete information on required documentation, see our website.

Print and review the laws and regulations governing the operation of an animal control facility in Maryland.

Print and fill out a Request for Animal Control Facility License Application. Mail the Request and the licensing fee to the address provided on the Request.


How do I apply?

Apply or register

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How do I maintain or renew my license?

Maintaining Your License

Renewal after 1 year

You may need to meet or abide by all of the following requirements
in order to maintain or renew your license

Certificates of euthanasia training for staff members must be submitted every year.

To renew an existing license, contact the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners' Office at 410-841-5862.

License issuer

Agency/Contact

Information

Who issues the license?

Department of Agriculture
mda.maryland.gov

Contact information

State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners
Tel: (410) 841-5862 / Fax: (410) 841-5780
Work hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Address: 50 Harry S Truman Parkway, Annapolis, MD 21401

Where can I find more information?

Resources and Links

Visit the following websites for additional information


How do I apply?

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