Animal Control

Andre Hawthorne

Man Recovering After He Uses Body To Shield Children From Dog Attack

Two dogs chase and attack children and an adult. It was caught on tape in Washington, D.C.’s Trinidad neighborhood. Now neighbors say those dogs are still at large even though they know the owners.

04/24/2012

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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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