Maryland’s legislators demonstrated a strong commitment to animal welfare by passing significant pieces of legislation to protect companion animals, farm animals, and selected species of wildlife in Maryland.Continue reading
Author: Maryland Votes for Animals
Don’t open our whole state for Sunday hunting!
OPPOSE: Sunday Hunting and Archery Hunting Safety Zones – Statewide Authorization and Establishment- HB 1279 This bill would open ALL counties in Maryland to Sunday hunting by authorizing the DepartmentContinue reading
We need protections for people and pets facing eviction!
This bill creates a process that ensures pet owners are informed about their rights and responsibilities regarding their pets in the event of an eviction. Landlords would be required to provideContinue reading
Tell the Maryland Wildlife Advisory Commission: Do NOT Expand the Black Bear Trophy Hunt in Maryland!
An alarming number of black bears killed by Maryland hunters in the past five years have been breeding-age females, a decimation that seriously threatens overall population dynamics and poses aContinue reading
Maryland taxpayers and shelters should not have to pay the costs of caring for animals seized in cruelty cases!
This bill establishes procedures to authorize an officer, agent of a humane society, a police officer, or certain other public official to recover reasonable costs of care from the ownerContinue reading