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The Frederick County Humane Society provides programs that assist with affordable basic vet care, compassionate humane education, animal welfare advocacy, as well as serving as a resource within Frederick County.

The Frederick County Humane Society offers the following Programs to Frederick County residents.



The Converse Family Adoption Program

The Converse Fund Adoption Program assists Frederick County residents who wish to adopt a pet for their family, but temporary financial issues prevent the adoption.

The funding for this program has been provided by the Converse Family, and managed by the Community Foundation of Frederick County. Please contact our office at (301) 694-8300 for more information.

Emergency Medical Assistance Program (E.A.P.)

FCHS provides emergency financial support to families who's pets require lifesaving (and often expensive) medical treatment. For more information, please call our office at (301) 694-8300, or download a flyer .




Old Friends Adopt a Senior Pet Program

Frederick County Residents who wish to adopt a senior pet from Frederick County Animal Control, will be given a $250 voucher that will go directly to their vet for the animals care. Please contact FCHS for details.


Pet Overpopulation Program (POP)

The Frederick County Humane Society has partnered with local participating veterinarians to offer spay/neuter services at a reduced fee to low-income Frederick County residents.

Through the POP Program, qualified applicants will pay a reduced fee for spay/neuter of their dog or cat. This program is available through out the year. To apply applications can be picked up at our office, or downloaded HERE.


Quick Fix for Cats

The Frederick County Humane Society sponsors the Quick Fix for Cats clinics twice a year, once in February and again in September.  Pricing for clients is $25 per neuter, $35 per spay, and $15 per rabies vaccination if needed.

The current information for Fall Quick Fix for Cats 2017 can be found Here.


Shanklin For Seniors Program

The Shanklin Fund for Seniors is a specialized program for Frederick County residents age 65 or older, and on a limited income. We will pay a maximum of $100 per annual vaccine visit to will help ensure that companion animals to seniors, receive their yearly exams and necessary well-care.

For more information, please call our office at (301) 694-8300, or download a flyer .  To apply applications can be picked up at our office, or downloaded HERE.

Well-Care Assistance Program

The Well-Care Assistance Program offers Frederick County residents on a limited income basic vet care for their companion animal. 

For a fee of $25, FCHS will provide a $175 voucher that can be used at any of our participating veterinary offices.

For more information, please call our office at (301) 694-8300, or download a flyer .  To apply applications can be picked up at our office, or downloaded HERE.

Wolfe Military Assistance Program

The Wolfe Military Assistance Program is now available for all current and recently separated military families, needing assistance for their pets.  Many different types of assistance are available. Each case is reviewed independently. Please call us at (301) 694-8300 for details.

For more information, please call our office at (301) 694-8300, or download a flyer of Resouces for Military Pets