Your Donation Saves Lives!

We count on your donations to continue our life-saving work. As a non-profit organization with no paid staff members, our dedicated volunteers work tirelessly on behalf of local animals. And our efforts are paying off. Our innovative programs have been credited with reducing the number of animals who are euthanized at our local animal control facility. Our dream is that one day, no adoptable animals will be killed in area shelters. We thank you for helping us realize this dream.Visit the donation page to see where your money goes.


 The Shelter is open for adoptions by appointment only!  Please follow the instructions on the pet's description.  

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  33388 & 33389 - Hexa and Tickle
Hexa and Tickle are 7 year old aquatic turtles hoping to find a forever home with you! Hexa and Tickle would prefer to find a new home together. Aquatic turtles enjoy a diet of turtle pellets, fresh fruits, fresh veggies, crickets, and worms. A large tank with a powerful filter will be the best indoor set up for them. To become Hexa and Tickle’s new family, please call the shelter to schedul...read more about 33388 & 33389 - Hexa and Tickle
  33400 - Ghost
Ghost is an affectionate and loving 2 year old neutered male Bulldog mix. Ghost is a super smart pup but can become overly excited. He will benefit from obedience training, which he is required to attend once adopted. Ghost’s new adopter will also be required to own their home and have a fenced in yard in order to become his forever family. Ghost will do best in a dog savvy home where his fa...read more about 33400 - Ghost
  33206 Captain
Captain is just the sweetest senior kitty ever!  He is a neutered male who was rescued by someone who saw him lost and hungry. Captain is so happy to have a soft bed and good food. He was found with a cold and he is recovering from it with just some sniffles left. Captain is gentle and laid back. He likes to lay in the sun that comes inside through the window.  Call us to make an ap...read more about 33206 Captain
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This Fund is to help pet parents who have lost their jobs due to the coronavirus and have an unexpected urgent pet illness that they can't afford.  If you need assistance, please contact us at 410 880 2488 #3 or info@animal-advocates.org. 

Animals enrich our lives so much and we want people to have that continued blessing, especially in these scary times.  We would so appreciate your donation, if you feel you are able.  Thank you.  


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Animal Advocates of Howard County | PO Box 1403 • Ellicott City, MD 21041
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