Animal Control

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Abused Pit Bull Rescued In Linthicum Recovering From Injuries

It’s another disturbing case of animal abuse. A pit bull is found severely beaten and abandoned.

02/08/2012

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Rescue Ranch In Odenton Takes In Abused Pygmy Goat

Abused and left for dead. A pygmy goat found wandering in Anne Arundel County with a chain embedded in its neck is now safe in a new home.

02/08/2012

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Small Goat Found Wandering In Md. With Heavy Chain

A female goat is recovering after being found wandering with a heavy chain around her neck near Linthicum, and authorities are trying to find the goat’s owner.

01/14/2012

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Dog, Family Reunited After 4 Years

Animal control officials say a microchip helped them reunite a family with a dog that went missing more than four years ago.

01/03/2012

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Md. Animal Control Employee Faces Ethics Complaint

An ethics complaint has been filed against a Frederick County Animal Control employee who appears in a video praising a pet advocacy organization she co-directs.

12/17/2011

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Vets Assess Health Of Surviving Cats From Thurmont Animal Hoarding Case

Armed with search warrants earlier this month, Animal Control officers removed some 150 cats from a house in Thurmont, Frederick County. Sixty-eight of them were dead.

10/27/2011

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2 Pigs Living Near Md. Office Almost Ready For Adoption

Anne Arundel County Animal Control has some unique visitors to its shelter: two potbelly pigs.

09/29/2011

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Second Pig Seen Near Office Park Captured

Anne Arundel County Animal Control officials say a second domestic potbellied pig seen living for weeks around an office park near the Baltimore-Washington Parkway in Linthicum has been safely captured.

09/28/2011

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Alpaca Shot Dead In Monrovia

Frederick County authorities say they’re investigating the fatal shooting of an alpaca.

08/25/2011

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Spike In Number Of Rabid Bats Causing Alarm In Baltimore

Animal Control has already collected 188 bats this year. A dozen tested positive for rabies, compared to 11 of 222 bats in all of 2010.

08/18/2011

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95 Dogs Removed From Brunswick Home

Frederick County animal-control officers are weighing charges after removing 95 dogs from a home in Brunswick.

05/06/2011

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Elderly Woman Attacked By 2 Of 15 Dogs Found In Her Home

An elderly woman is at Shock Trauma Wednesday after being mauled by pit bulls in her Gambrills home.

04/13/2011

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