Official Failures Cited In Md. Case Of 9 Dead DogsThe 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.
Rescued Dogs From Miss. Head North For AdoptionThe Humane Society of the United States is bringing dozens of rescued dogs from Mississippi to its headquarters near Washington for care and adoption.
Gov. O'Malley Urges White House To Find Shelter For Immigrant ChildrenGov. 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.
Howard County Animal Control Shelter Closed Due To Ringworm OutbreakThe Howard County Animal Control shelter will be closed until June 19 due to an outbreak of ringworm. No adoptions will occur during the shutdown.
Frederick Homeless Shelter Opens Year-RoundA publicly funded homeless shelter in Frederick is switching to year-round operation after 12 years as a cold weather shelter.
Advocates Resume Protests At Baltimore County Animal ShelterCalling 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.
D.C. Council To Address Issue Of Homeless In MotelsThe D.C. Council will listen to testimony on the city's strategies for sheltering the homeless, including the practice of housing families in motels.
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.