As of July 1st, Wildlife Killing Contests simply for prizes or money are prohibited in Maryland. Kudos to The Humane Society of the United States for conducting investigations into theseContinue reading
Category: 2021 Legislative Session
Maryland’s Unfinished Agenda for Animals Advances in 2021!
The 2021 Session was historic as it was conducted in a virtual format. While the halls of Annapolis legislative chambers were quiet except for legislators and their staff, the usualContinue reading
Stop the Flow of Dogs & Cats from Puppy Mills into Maryland! SB 103 Passed in the Senate but Needs Your Help in the House!
Maryland passed historic legislation in 2018 becoming the second state to ban the sale of puppies and kittens in Maryland pet stores, with the intention of closing the door toContinue reading
Maryland taxpayers and shelters should not have to pay for the costs of caring for animals seized in cruelty cases!
This bill establishes the following legal process: A person whose animals are lawfully seized in a cruelty case may be required to post a bond to cover the costs ofContinue reading
Snare Traps Pose a Danger to People and Wildlife!
Snare Traps are cruel metal trapping devices that use wire to immobilize the leg or neck of an animal. When a Snare Trap burrows its sharp metal wire deeply intoContinue reading