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Does Maryland SPCA euthanize?

Does Maryland SPCA euthanize?

The Maryland SPCA will not euthanize healthy or adoptable pets, so it’s important to have your pet’s veterinary records available. For procedures done at the Maryland SPCA shelter location, owners may not be present in the room during euthanasia.

How do I surrender my pet?

Surrendering a pet

  1. A driver’s license or other government issued ID.
  2. Your pet’s surrender form. Find the appropriate surrender form below.
  3. Your pet’s veterinary records.
  4. The surrender fee listed below. The cost to care for and re-home pets can be hundreds of dollars for each animal.

What happens when you surrender an animal?

Surrendering a dog means that you are relinquishing ownership of the pet to a shelter or rescue. When shelters run out of kennel space, sometimes even healthy adoptable dogs are put to sleep.

How do I surrender my dog in Dallas?

We recommend reaching out to your municipal shelter if you are needing to immediately surrender your pet. If you adopted your pet from the SPCA of Texas and are needing to surrender them please call our main phone line at 214-742-7722 to speak with a representative. The SPCA of Texas is a managed intake shelter.

Can you bury your pet in your yard in Maryland?

Pet burial is allowed in Maryland as long as the pet is buried at least 4 feet underground.

Should I feel bad to get rid of cat?

Even just rehoming your cat might feel like abandoning it, making you a bad person in your own eyes. It’s important to remember that giving away a cat doesn’t make you a terrible person. There can be good reasons for this decision. In some cases, it’s the best way forward for you and the cat.

Is it bad to surrender a cat?

As compassionate rescuers and animal-loving people, it’s important not shame people for surrendering their pets. It’s to help them. Surrendering your pet to a shelter, when you have no other options, is not a sign of giving up or not caring; in a way, it’s a sign of love and caring.