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The Shelter

Small Miracles Cat & Dog Rescue is located on Route 40 West in Howard County between Bethany Lane and Turf Valley Resort. The shelter is a small white house just past the Sunoco gas station. The shelter houses approximately 100 adoptable cats and 20 adoptable dogs.

Come See Us!

10236 Baltimore National Pike
Ellicott City, MD 21042
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Adoption Hours

Tuesday 11 am–3 pm
Thursday 5 pm–8 pm
Friday 11 am–3 pm
Saturday 11 am–4 pm
Sunday Noon–3 pm

Closed Mondays and Wednesdays

Vaccination Hours

Tuesday 11 am–3 pm
Friday 11 am–3 pm

Remember to bring prior vaccination records

Partner Pet Stores

Small Miracles partners with Petco in Ellicott City, Eldersburg/Sykesville, Columbia, and Burtonsville. Each of these partner pet stores has four cages featuring adoptable cats from the shelter.

Petco in Ellicott City is located in Enchanted Forest Shopping Center on Route 40 West.

Petco in Eldersburg/Sykesville is located at the intersection of Liberty Road and Ridge Road.

Petco in Columbia is located in Columbia Crossing Shopping Center on Old Dobbin Lane.

Petco in Burtonsville is located close to U.S. 29 on Old Columbia Pike.

Adoptable cats are on view during store business hours. Small Miracles adoption counselors are on site at the stores most Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 3 p.m. Shelter volunteers also show adoptable dogs at the stores on select weekends.

If you are interested in a cat at one of the Petco stores, call Shelter President Moira Liskovec at 410-274-3530 to make an appointment to meet these felines during the week.