The parent company of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus says it has received a nearly $16 million settlement from the Humane Society of the United States and other animal-rights groups that filed a frivolous lawsuit against them.
A 21-year-old Anne Arundel County man is now being charged with more than 100 counts of animal cruelty after numerous animals, including a “honey bear” and chinchilla, were removed from his home last month.
The fight over the danger of pit bulls is raging on. A recent court ruling singles out the breed as more dangerous than other dogs. That’s causing problems for pit bull owners all over the state.
Maryland’s highest court labels pit bulls dangerous. The ruling sparks a heated debate pitting people trying to protect animals and children against each other.
Baltimore brothers are cleared of killing a pit bull. But animal rights activists say the dog did not die in vain.
A civil trial is underway in Frederick to determine whether a Frederick County sheriff’s deputy wrongfully shot a Taneytown couple’s dog.
A Columbia woman has been indicted on 69 counts of animal cruelty charges after 40 dead animals were found in a townhouse in January.
Advocates are coming to Annapolis to back measures to protect animals.
Animal abuse strikes Baltimore again and the results are heartbreaking. A kitten set on fire in East Baltimore is now clinging to life.
A Brunswick couple faces scores of new animal-cruelty charges stemming from the discovery of nearly 100 dogs inside their home.
Another shocking case of animal cruelty in Baltimore City.
When a Siberian Husky was shot and killed at a Severn dog park by an off duty federal police officer, animal lovers were outraged. After the officer was convicted of misdemeanor charges, there was a call for stiffer penalties for animal abuse.