Five Animal Bills Pass the Maryland General Assembly in 2022 Thanks to YOU, our dedicated team of advocates, organizations, and legislators, 2022 was a HISTORIC year for animals in Maryland!Continue reading
Category: 2021 Session
October 1st Means New Laws to Protect Animals in Maryland!
-Banning Balloon Releases (SB 716/ HB 391) sponsored by Senator Mary Beth Carozza and Delegate Wayne Hartman prohibits organizing or participating in a mass balloon release. This bill, which wouldContinue reading
Maryland Joins States Banning Banning Wildlife Killing Contests
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
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