Pet Food Banks in Southern Maryland

102816-petfoodbanksWhen humans go hungry, their pets go hungry, too. And when money gets tight, some folks make the heartbreaking decision to surrender their pet as a money-saving measure.

This is hard on families and animals. We’re lucky in Southern Maryland to have three pet food pantries that work to help pets and their people stay together. Each county has a pet food pantry. Contact them directly if you need assistance or if you’d like to donate.

Calvert County

Contact Jean Radeackar at the Calvert Well Pet Clinic at 443-295-7873. You can also find the Calvert Well Pet Clinic on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Calvert-Well-Pet-Clinic-202648366430949/.

Charles County

Contact Pat Parrish of Help for Pets at 301-643-3049.

St. Mary’s County

Contact Kim Holt of Pets in Need in Southern Maryland at 301-481-9118 or find Hungry Tummies by Pets in Need on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/groups/983349545125203/. You can also find Pets in Need on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/PetsInNeed2/.

To qualify, pets benefitting from these services should be spayed or neutered. If your pet isn’t altered, these organizations can help owners find low-cost spay and neuter services.

Please share this post! There are many families in Southern Maryland who need help feeding their pets to that they can keep their pets.

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