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
Author: Maryland Votes for Animals
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
Let’s Create an Incentive for Landlords to Accept Pets!
This bill would provide a tax credit for landlords who adopt pet-friendly leasing policies. While landlords would be able to impose restrictions on the number of companion animals residing withContinue reading
We Need You Again! Tell Your Senators to Vote YES on SB 67 this Tuesday!!
SB67, sponsored by Senator Kagan, has been voted favorably out of committee with a strong 10-1 vote. The bill now heads to the full Senate, which will vote on theContinue reading
Let’s Make Maryland a State that Says NO to Wildlife Trafficking!
While Federal law already prohibits interstate trade of wildlife products, it is still legal intrastate, providing a loophole for selling products such as ivory, rhino horn, or giraffe parts within Maryland.Continue reading