Dog License Application Change for St. Mary’s County

Leonardtown, MD – The St. Mary’s County Animal Control Division asks citizens, who need to apply or acquire a county Dog License, to either come into the Animal Control office or submit an application (along with a copy of your dog’s current rabies vaccination certificate) by mail. Citizens are asked to not apply on-line for a Dog license at this time.

If you have any question please call Animal Control at 301-475-8018 or visit on line at

Applications and Rabies Certificate can be mailed to:

Emergency Services

Animal Control Division

P.O. Box 653

Leonardtown, MD. 20650

Visit the office:

Emergency Services

Animal Control Division

23090 Leonard Hall Drive

Leonardtown, MD. 20650

The St. Mary’s Animal Welfare League (SMAWL), in partnership with the St. Mary’s County Health Department, offers low-cost rabies vaccinations, distemper vaccinations and microchipping every month from March through November.

The clinics are held at the St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds on the second Monday of each month from 6 – 8 p.m. The vaccinations are available for cats and dogs.

The cost is $15 per animal for each rabies vaccine, $10 for each distemper vaccine and $30 for a microchip.

For scheduling and additional information visit SMAWL at

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