Keeping Your Pets Calm During FireworksThe 4th of July season is a busy time for animal shelters. Fireworks often send animals into panic mode because loud noises and bright lights are frightening to an animal, rather than celebratory.
Tortoise Adventure In Aberdeen Leads To Odd Police CallsThe Aberdeen Police Department got some unusual phone calls Wednesday when residents reported seeing a large tortoise.
Md. Man Shoots Neighbor's DogA Maryland man has been charged with shooting his neighbor's dog.
Humane Society of Carroll County Takes Pet Adoption On The RoadNational figures show that of the 6-8 million animals that find their way to a shelter, only about half get adopted. Shelters are always looking for ways to get more animals into permanent homes.
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PetSmart Closing Hagerstown WarehousePetSmart Inc. says it's closing a distribution center in Hagerstown that employs more than 50 people.
81-Year-Old Great-Grandmother Jailed For 2 Days For Pet ViolationAn 81-year-old great-grandmother is placed behind bars for a minor pet violation committed nearly a year ago. The Harford County woman says she tried paying thousands of dollars in fines but couldn't afford them.
Pet Adoptions Decline At Frederick County ShelterThe 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.
Md. Family Dog Tests Positive For Rabies After Fight With RacoonWorcester County health officials say a family dog in Snow Hill has tested positive for rabies.
BARCStoberfest Proceeds Help Shelter Homeless AnimalsSaturday runners and walkers hit Patterson Park along with their four-legged friends.
Maryland SPCA: It’s Best To Keep Pets Indoors During Fireworks DisplaysWith more than 100 big fireworks shows scheduled in Maryland during the next few days, pet owners know this can be a challenging time.
Md. Officials Calls For Pet-Only Turtle DerbiesNatural resources officials are calling for only pet turtles to be used in derbies that are an Independence Day tradition in some Maryland communities.
Md. Couple To Be Reunited With Dog Lost In Miss. A Maryland couple is being reunited with their lost pet with help from Copiah County residents.
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