Animal Welfare League

of Queen Anne's County

201 Clay Drive Queenstown, MD 21658
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Here are some of our adoptable pets.

Happy Tails - Success Stories

Through the years we have placed hundreds of animals with caring familys. We have seen many happy tails. Take a look a some of our recent success stories.

  • Kris Kringle
    Kris Kringle Adoption Update: After ten long months in our shelter, Kris Kringle finally found his forever home and has settled in…
  • Tink and Wendy Adoption Update
    Tink and Wendy Adoption Update Update from Wendy & Tink's adopter!  "they’re doing amazing!!! They get along with every animal that’s come through the house,…
  • Adeline now Oakley
    Adeline now Oakley Adeline was adopted from AWL in October of 2019. Here is an update from her adopter: "Sweet Oakley girl is…
See our latest Happy Tails...


Upcoming Events

10 - 10 Oct

Open Board Meeting Oct 10, 2019 - 6 :30 PM - Sep 10, 2020 - 7 :30 PM Animal Welfare League Queen Anne's County, Queenstown, United States

30 - 30 Nov

Barksgiving at Centreville small business Saturday Nov 30, 2019 - 10 :00 AM - Nov 30, 2019 - 3 :00 PM Centreville, Maryland, Centreville, United States

30 - 30 Nov

Ugly Christmas Owner & Pet Sweater Contest! Nov 30, 2019 - 2 :00 PM - Nov 30, 2019 - 3 :00 PM Centreville Main Street, Centreville, United States

14 - 14 Dec

Holiday Photos at The Mill of Kingstown! Dec 14, 2019 - 10 :00 AM - Dec 14, 2019 - 2 :00 PM The Mill of Kingstown, Chestertown, United States

Ramon Villatoro
Ramon Villatoro – Ramon Villatoro has been in animal sheltering for ten years. He started out as an Animal Care Technician at the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria. Ramon has a passion for shelter medicine and shelter sanitation. He came to Queen Anne’s because he believed in the mission and the vision of the board. Ramon lives in Chestertown with his wife, three sons and two cats.  Ramon is our Shelter Manager, overseeing all shelter operations and staff.
Monica Rabinowitz

Monica Rabinowitz – Monica lives on Kent Island with her husband, two sons and their pets. She is our Animal Care Manager, overseeing and assisting the Animal Care Technician team with daily tasks and monitoring the health and wellbeing of all of our animals. .

Brianna Johnson
Brianna Johnson –Brianna has been working in sheltering for the past year, most recently at the Humane Society of Kent County. She spent her whole life in Centreville, up until about 4 years ago when she moved to Chestertown. She is definitely a cat person, with two of her own, Panda and Georgia (pictured). But of course she loves all animals, furry, scaley, and feathered alike! Brianna is our Adoptions Manager, overseeing our adoption program.
Danielle Bove
Danielle Bove – Danielle started at Animal Welfare League in January 2018. She has worked in the Veterinary field for a little over 20 years and wanted to try something a little different.  She lives on a small hobby farm in Queen Anne County with her husband Chris and daughter Sydney. Danielle is our Volunteer Manager, Overseeing the volunteer program..

Staff Directory

Ramon Villatoro- Shelter Manager


Dr. Caitlyn Neal- Shelter Veterinarian

Megan O’Donnell- Veterinary Technician

Animal Care

Monica Rabinowitz- Animal Care Manager

Ramon Villatoro
Shelby O’Donnell – Animal Care Technician.

Shelby O’Donnell- Animal Care Technician

Jennifer Cole- Animal Care Technician

Dillion Cole- Animal Care Technician

Elizabeth Rife- Animal Care Technician

Christina Lenox- Animal Care Technician

Malaun Moore- Animal Care Technician

Molly Pylant- Animal Care Technician

Dave Savage- Animal Care Technician


Brianna Johnson- Adoptions Manager

Kayla Bateman- Adoptions Counselor


Danielle Bove- Volunteer Manager


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Sunday: 11 am – 5 pm
Monday: 11 am – 5 pm
Tuesday: 11 am – 5 pm
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 11 am – 5 pm
Friday: 11 am – 6 pm
Saturday: 11 am – 6 pm

Our Address

201 Clay Drive
Queenstown, MD 21658
Phone: 410-827-7178
Fax: 410-827-5064