Lauren Sanders was more of a dog person. But then the Sykesville resident took in a gray and white spotted tabby cat named Grace. Then Grace made a friend, when Sanders had a “foster fail” and ended up adopting another cat from the Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter.
The fate of pit bulls in Maryland could be decided Tuesday. New laws may be proposed, in reaction to a court ruling that expanded who’s liable in dog attacks.
Officials at two shelters in Baltimore County have an unusual problem. Within 24 hours, 18 dogs–most of them pure and puppies– were rounded up in two different locations by concerned citizens.
A Cumberland man convicted of abusing a dog by wrapping duct tape around its muzzle has been sentenced to work in an animal shelter.
Howard County Animal Control is investigating a case where 40 dead pets were found in a Columbia home Monday. No charges have been filed as police continue to search for the owner.
Houdini the bulldog was abandoned by the side of a Virginia road and run over by a car, but like his namesake, he managed an unlikely escape.
A Cumberland man is being honored for helping turn the Allegany County Animal Shelter into a no-kill facility.
Anne Arundel County Animal Control has some unique visitors to its shelter: two potbelly pigs.
Allegany County officials say they’re preparing to reopen the county’s animal shelter two months after a disease-related shutdown.
Across the country, animal shelters are looking for a suspected cat killer living right here in Baltimore. They say he’s responsible for the deaths of five cats and kittens.
Animal abuse strikes Baltimore again and the results are heartbreaking. A kitten set on fire in East Baltimore is now clinging to life.
The year 2010 ended with a bang—or a bark—at one city shelter. Despite a slow economy, adoptions were significantly up.