Shelter

BARCS

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

HAIR SALON

Towson Salon Donates Hair Service To Women Transitioning Back Into Workforce

By the time a woman has to turn to a shelter, she may have lost a home, job, car and her kids.

12/17/2012

marc train

Mass Transit Canceled; Local Residents Wait For Sandy

The Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) has canceled all service for Monday due to severe weather conditions from Hurricane Sandy.

10/29/2012

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Md. Food Bank Merges With Hagerstown Group

The Maryland Food Bank says it’s expanding into western Maryland.

04/11/2012

animal shelter

18 Abandoned Purebred Dogs Recovering In Baltimore County Animal Shelters

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.

03/27/2012

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Group Takes In Poodles Left At Md. Shelter

A northern Virginia rescue group is housing more than dozen poodles that were left on the doorstep of a small animal shelter in Cumberland, Md.

02/02/2012

(Credit: AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere)

Homeless Student Population Doubles In Maryland

The number of Maryland students who are homeless has more than doubled in the past five years, outpacing the increase in homeless children nationally.

01/23/2012

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Va. Shelter Reunites Long-Lost Dog With Md. Owner

Wendy Love doesn’t know where her dog Kiddo has been for more than three years. She’s just glad he’s been found.

09/26/2011

MONEY GENERIC

Md. Mission Center Says It’s Broke, Needs Cash

A Maryland mission center that gives food, clothing and shelter to the needy says it’s broke.

08/13/2011

dogsinkennel

Dogs At Annapolis Shelter ‘Manageable’

The SPCA of Anne Arundel County says it is no longer stretched to capacity with dogs with the increase in adoptions since July.

08/03/2011

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Animal Shelter In Annapolis Stretched To Capacity

Biggy limps, and he has been living in a shelter kennel since January. The pit bull mutt was 3 years old when his owners, expecting their firstborn child, decided it was too much to take care of Biggy too.

07/15/2011

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