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Best Volunteer Opportunities For Animal Lovers In Baltimore

By participating in a number of local animal nurturing opportunities, you can form a bond with that special furry friend, even if you can’t take him or her home with you.

03/21/2014

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BARCS Aims To Spay, Neuter Thousands Of Stray Cats In Baltimore City

Almost 200,000 stray cats live on Baltimore City streets. Now, there’s a push to help reduce Charm City’s stray cat population.

06/27/2013

Dogs

BARCS Suspends Intake Of Stray Dogs Due To Respiratory Infection

An outbreak of respiratory infections forces a local animal rescue shelter to stop accepting unwanted or abused dogs.

06/02/2013

animal cruelty

Baltimore Man Pleads Guilty To Beating Cat, Placing It In A Dumpster

A Baltimore man has pleaded guilty to beating a cat with a metal pole and placing it in a dumpster.

05/24/2013

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Best Places To Adopt A Dog In Baltimore

Man’s best friend comes in many breeds, shapes, sizes and colors. Check out these Baltimore locations — you might just find your next dog.

05/17/2013

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New Rescue Finds Homes For Animals

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.

02/24/2013

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Pit Bull Owners Face Decision To Abandon Their Dogs Or Be Evicted From Their Homes

Shelters and pit bull owners say they’re now feeling the effects of a controversial ruling that labeled pit bulls as inherently dangerous.

08/29/2012

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3-Legged Stray Dog Gets Prosthetic Leg And Loving Home At Essex Vet Center

Every day, stray dogs are brought into the Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter (BARCS) in Baltimore City. Some stand out because of the hardships they’ve endured.

03/02/2012

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