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Official Failures Cited In Md. Case Of 9 Dead Dogs

The private foundation responsible for Allegany County animal control is acknowledging it failed to respond to calls about abandoned pets in a home were nine dogs died.

09/26/2014

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Rescued Dogs From Miss. Head North For Adoption

The Humane Society of the United States is bringing dozens of rescued dogs from Mississippi to its headquarters near Washington for care and adoption.

08/20/2014

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Gov. O’Malley Urges White House To Find Shelter For Immigrant Children

Gov. Martin O’Malley’s administration is working to find temporary shelter in Maryland to help immigrant children who have been crossing the border from Central America without due process.

07/16/2014

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Howard County Animal Control Shelter Closed Due To Ringworm Outbreak

The Howard County Animal Control shelter will be closed until June 19 due to an outbreak of ringworm. No adoptions will occur during the shutdown.

06/05/2014

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Frederick Homeless Shelter Opens Year-Round

A publicly funded homeless shelter in Frederick is switching to year-round operation after 12 years as a cold weather shelter.

04/22/2014

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Advocates Resume Protests At Baltimore County Animal Shelter

Calling for change. Protesters demand answers from county leaders about what they call “deplorable” conditions at the Baltimore County Animal Shelter—but shelter officials say the allegations aren’t true.

04/21/2014

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D.C. Council To Address Issue Of Homeless In Motels

The D.C. Council will listen to testimony on the city’s strategies for sheltering the homeless, including the practice of housing families in motels.

02/03/2014

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Pet Adoptions Decline At Frederick County Shelter

The number of pet adoptions and rescues from Frederick County’s animal shelter has been falling over the past five years, leading to an increase in animals put to death.

01/13/2014

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Group Holds Vigil For 21 Who Died Homeless In D.C.

Homeless advocates are holding an all-night vigil for homeless people who have died this year in Washington.

12/19/2013

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O’s Hold Annual Pet Calendar Photo Shoot, Torrey Smith Goes ‘Bowling For BARCS’

Going to bat for a good cause. That’s what some of Baltimore’s Orioles are doing for a local animal shelter.

05/30/2013

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BARCS To Suspend Dog Intake For 3 Weeks Due To Outbreak

Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter (BARCS) says it will temporarily suspend intake of dogs, due to an outbreak of respiratory infections among the shelter’s canine population.

05/28/2013

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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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