Kitty Block, President and CEO of the Humane Society of the United States, discusses legislation that passed in 2019. Overall, it was a successful year for animals with legislation passingContinue reading
Category: Animal Abuse
Maryland Votes for Animals 2019 Legislative Wrap-Up
2019: Another Year of Progress for Maryland’s Animals! With a historic number of new members in the 2019 Maryland General Assembly, we were faced with a challenge. We had 90Continue reading
Protect Unattended Dogs Left Outside in Extreme Weather!
HB 501 would establish minimum, commonsense protections for dogs by ensuring that they are not left outdoors and unattended during temperatures below 32 or above 90 degrees. Animal control officersContinue reading
Protect Maryland’s Animals by Strengthening Maryland’s Animal Sexual Abuse Law!
Did you know that it is not currently a crime in Maryland to advertise, traffic, or solicit animals for sex on the Internet? Sexual molestation of animals, like rape, involvesContinue reading
Please Support SB-152/HB-135: Costs of Care: Criminal Law – Cruelty to Animals – Seizure and Removal
Let’s hold animal abusers accountable and save animals from needless suffering! SUPPORT Costs of Care: Criminal Law- Cruelty to Animals- Seizure and Removal SB 152/ HB 135. This bill establishesContinue reading